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Re: Retrieving the ball

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Posted by Walter K on Friday, November 30th 2018:

In Reply to: Retrieving the ball posted by miltonebx on Friday, November 30th 2018:

We played "off the curb" at the corner of East 175th street and Clay avenue. Home plate was near a sewer. If the ball was accidentally thrown down the sewer, we had to do some "Bronx fishing" with a wire coat hanger that was straightened out and a loop formed at the end. Whoever threw it down, had to try and get it out.

Playing stickball along Clay avenue - if the ball was hit foul and landed on the roof of an apartment building, one of us had to climb 4 or 5 flights of stairs and hope that the door leading onto the roof was unlocked.

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