MLB Strike Could Shift Fan Interest To Amateurs

When John Bruno called the Park League to request a wood plank for a bench, the folks in the maintenance department duly informed Bruno there was no wood to be found.

“That is the epitome of Proposition 2 1/2 – not one lousy piece of wood,” said Bruno, coach of Great Scott’s.

But there may be some relief, albeit slight relief, on the way – a Major League Players Assn. strike.

Locally, the Boston Park League, starving for funds, and the amateurIntercity League, seeking more fan interest, figure to draw more attention, and some additional funds, should there be a strike. Read more