"It's a beautiful day for a ballgame... Let's play two!" The famous words of Ernie Banks aptly described the mood of the Oxford Blues yesterday. On a sun drenched field, the Blues played their first ever game on the immaculate Great Lawn. We even had two photographers to capture the momentous occasion. Click on the photo above for a link to Jared's photos and the photo below for a link to Justine's photos. Don't for get to click on each pic once you get to their flickr pages to read the captions.
Although we were defeated, everyone enjoyed the game and some of the Blues faithful were even on hand to cheer on the team. There were many great plays yesterday but one that cannot go without mentioning is the catch of the year that was made by Glenn "Magic Glove" Mathes in right center field. Back pedaling to catch a fly ball and realizing that it would go over his head, Glenn turned his back to the infield at the last minute, took a couple quick steps to get deeper, stuck his glove straight up, and caught the ball as it came down directly over his head to get the third out of the inning. It was simply amazing and pandemonium qucikly ensued in the Blues dugout.