It's one thing to be so good at baseball, that the player is enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. It's another thing, when that same player faced the challenge of serving in the United States military during wartime. The U.S. Navy decided those players were special.
Finding "holiday week" activities that the entire family will enjoy can be a drag sometimes. Outdoor fun is often curtailed by tough-to-plan-for weather conditions, while other options are either too far away or too expensive. Capital Region baseball fans have a gem in their own backyard and the week between Christmas and New Year's is the perfect time to take advantage.
John D'Acquisto knew Barry Bonds was destined for baseball greatness. Although MLB Home Run King Barry Bonds didn't receive the minimum of 75% vote from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in his 10th and final year on their hall of fame ballot, the 14 time all-star and two-time National League batting champion should get another crack at enshrinement in Cooperstown.