Show Time for Batpersons #TBT

Show Time for Batpersons #TBT

Batperson’s Big Chance. Sent to a meeting at home plate. I’d get to hear what really goes on in those home plate conferences. Behind the scenes at the ballpark. I met the two umpires and a slightly confused representative of the other team. “You’re the other batgirl, huh?” the home plate umpire asked. “Batpersons.”

#TBT Confessions of a Minor League Batperson

#TBT Confessions of a Minor League Batperson

It may be hard to believe, but not that long ago—at least in my perspective!—writing sports was strictly for the guys. No way could a girl know enough about professional sports to conduct an interview or write intelligently. How in the world could a woman know the difference between a fastball and a slider; offside and icing; first downs and pass interference? And even if she could carry on an intelligent conversation about the Montreal Canadiens’ chances in the Stanley Cup Play-Offs, no female could—or would—or should actually write about it.

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