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Pickup Softball in the Park

I’d planned on attending the Jimmy Cliff show at Summerstage yesterday, but wound up spending most of the afternoon playing pickup softball in the park. I checked email when I woke up, and noticed a comment from Greg. I replied to his comment, and minutes later got another reply from him. It turns out he lives four blocks away and was about to head to the great lawn to play some pickup.

I’ve been living less than a block from Central Park for almost a year, but I’d never played any softball. I’m not big on new social situations, so I’d never just walked up and asked someone if I could play. Big mistake! I had a ton of fun and I can’t wait until next Sunday. I’m a bit sore though as it’s been a while since I got so much exercise.

Here’s a pic of me at bat that Sarah snapped on her way to the Jimmy Cliff concert.