Our Man Elli in Israel tells us:
"On July 24th, the day originally scheduled for Opening Day of the IBL's second season, a woman arrived with her four children to watch the game.
"She stayed to watch the softball league game taking place-- and had the best seats in the house."
Elli's favorite comment of the weekend:
Sunday, August 17, 2008 12:49:00 AM PDT Anonymous said...
"Where's that money, you silly stupid old fool? Where's that money? Do you realize what this means? It means bankruptcy and scandal and prison. That's what it means. One of us is going to jail-- well, it's not gonna be me."
-- George Bailey, yelling at Uncle Billy, "It's a Wonderful Life"
The Israel Baseball League's five-day show festival is set to begin today and run through Thursday at Baptist Village. The IBL promised that details, like game times and ticket prices, would appear on its website, but they've yet to be posted.
"This is going to be the Dominican Republic of the Middle East... Our players are going over to put on a show!"
--IBL's new "in-coming president" Solomont