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PlayBall! – Alameda’s Sandlot Blog extends a big hug to all the current and former Alameda mothers out there! You were the well-oiled machine that enabled thousands of us park rats to flock to our respective parks each day.

THANK YOU!!

Mrs. Joan Henderson cheers on her lil' park rat Charlie on a summer day, some 40 years ago.

Mrs. Joan Henderson (right) cheers on her lil’ park rat Charlie on a summer day, some 40 years ago.

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Leave it to the playground that didn’t have a baseball diamond or even a tree. Despite the fact that most putting greens have more blades of grass than were offered at this playground, it did have the one key ingredient… a few park rats. In fact, it had so few that it’s all-time player roster remains the smallest to date featured on PlayBall! Alameda’s Sandlot Blog. HOWEVER, it’s Mastick School Playground that provides us with Park Rat #2,000! This title of distinction goes to none other than… drumroll, please…

John Banks, 2nd baseman for the mighty Mastick Rams.

John Banks, Park Rat #2,000 and Bantam Leaguer, in 1975

John, just as you were doing in this photo, enjoy your moment in the sun because we’re already moving on our way to 3,000!

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