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Where to place the baseball diamond at Hinchliffe Stadium? Should it have a grass or artificial turf field? Here are my thoughts.

Hinchliffe Stadium may have been built for football, but it is baseball that marked the time. It’s the only National Historic Landmark honoring baseball, the only sporting venue within a National Park and one of the last remaining Negro League stadiums. Hinchliffe has national significance and baseball prevented its demolition.


Fourth of July. Independence Day for some.

As a father, educator and public servant, I believe it’s important that we deal honestly and openly with the uncomfortable aspects of our country’s past. While we can never take away what the “Founding Fathers” did to create a country by declaring independence from Britain, writing the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and establishing a