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Donkey baseball

Posted on Sunday, August 27th, 2006.

A long time ago, before there were hybrid sports like chess-boxing, and rodeo sports like mutton bustin’, there was donkey baseball. Back in the good old days, kids made there own fun out of what they had. And when all you have is a donkey and a baseball bat, well, the choice seems obvious. What else to do, but ride the donkey around the bases.

Participant Wayne Snider told his daughter, Kathryn, about one of his first dates with her mother, Alma. She had come to watch him play a game of donkey baseball, and he was rounding first base when the donkey bucked him off and kicked him in the face. Despite the black eye and broken nose, Wayne and Alma made it to the aisle- this time without any donkeys present.

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