Karl Lindholm: Sox-Yanks and Bill Carrigan’s house

In 1972, Peter Gammons started writing baseball “notes” in the Sunday Boston Globe, a whole page of baseball news in which the baseball beat writer “empties out the notebook.” Over the years it has become a Globe staple, a must read. 

Karl Lindholm: A genuine love of the game

It could hardly have been more exciting: in the championship winner-take-all game at Centennial Field, the Vermont Lake Monsters, defending champs in the Future College Baseball League, were down by a run, 6-5, in the bottom of the ninth to the Nashua (N. … (read more)

Karl Lindholm: Matty and Me: A story of baseball and writing

William Clarence Matthews and I are very close, though he was born in Selma, Alabama, in 1877 and died in Washington, D.C., in 1928. My home is festooned with pictures of Matty, I have a vast collection of Matthewsiana, eBay treasures, displayed throughou … (read more)

Local Little Leaguers split in Mass., first from Vt. to win at ‘Champions’ level

The Addison County age 9-11 Little League baseball team won one game and lost one at the East Regional Tournament of Champions in Beverly, Mass., last week. Unfortunately that was not enough for the team to advance to the next round.

Legion baseball just misses postseason

The Addison County American Legion team took two out of three games over this past weekend, including a 12-2 home win over fellow playoff contender S.D. Ireland on Sunday that Coaches Tim Paquette and Dwight Burkett believed put their team in position to … (read more)

County Little League team nets state crown

The Addison County 9-11-Year-Old Little League Baseball All-Star Team on Saturday defeated host Brattleboro, 6-3, to win the age-group title and complete an undefeated 3-0 run through the championship tournament.

Legion nine drops three out of five

The Addison County American Legion team picked up two victories, one by forfeit in five outings, between July 15 and 19, a stretch that put AC into fifth place in the Northern Division standings at 7-8 with three games to go.

Legion nine in contention for postseason

Visiting Essex topped the Addison County American Legion team on Tuesday, 8-2, a result that doesn’t disguise the fact that a young AC team remains in contention for a playoff berth.

Local boys named baseball stars

Fourteen baseball players from Mount Abraham, Vergennes, Otter Valley and Middlebury union high schools have earned postseason recognition from either the Lake Division or the Southern Vermont League B Division.

American Legion nine splits first two games

After two summers of no American Legion baseball in Addison County, the local warm-weather nine has returned to action and split its first two games of the season under new leadership, Head Coach Tim Paquette and Assistant Coach Dwight Burkett.

Karl Lindholm: The old man and the puppies

In May, I helped my daughter Jane coach the Monkton Little League farm team — true beginners, five- to eight-year-olds.

American Legion baseball schedule & roster

The Addison County American Legion baseball team’s schedule, starting on Thursday, June 23, is as follows (home games are played at the Middlebury College field on South Street).

Bellows Falls ousts VUHS nine

Second seed Bellows Falls defeated the visiting No. 10 Vergennes baseball team on Friday, 6-2, in a Division II quarterfinal.

Baseball playoffs: Eagles fall in Stetson’s finale; only VUHS wins

In Tuesday’s high school baseball playoff action, a first-round upset ended the 41-year Mount Abraham varsity coaching career of Jeff Stetson. That same day Vergennes pulled off an upset, but Otter Valley and Middlebury dropped road contests to higher see … (read more)

Eagle, VUHS nines earn rivalry wins

The Mount Abraham baseball team defeated both of its county rivals in action between May 18 and 24, one of them in extra innings, and also earned two other victories to stretch its winning streak to nine.

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