The Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, Maryland not only hosted a Wii Home Run Derby, but they had a pitcher from the 1940s’ All-American Girls Baseball League play in it. Yeah, as in A League of their Own. Doris Terry pitched for the Racine Belles as a semi-pro back in 1947. Pics below:The Riderwood community, whose residents are on average 75-years-old, decided to throw the little Derby last week in honour of Barry Bonds historic home run. Each resident had a chance to swing at 15 fast balls with the top three players winning baseball memorabilia.
Check out that ump, I wouldn’t want to cross him, he looks cranky.