Sun Senior News Article
By Sandi Dolbee
How did baseball get to be called the national pastime? Some say it’s because the sport is so old — older than either basketball or football, for example. Others trace it to a writer back in the 1850s. Whatever the answer, club members headed out to celebrate Lincoln’s local team — the Potters — and some fireworks during a recent home game.
Getting warmed up for a recent Lincoln Potters game.
The event was organized by Marilyn Kupcho, who reports that 23 Lavender Friends showed up to see the Humboldt Crabs defeat the Lincoln Potters by 8-7 (it was tied until the ninth inning).
“We all had excellent seats (behind home plate and along the first base line) to see an exciting game,” she reports. “We even saw a Lincoln Potter hit a grand slam homer.”