Author Archives: Jackie Piro

About Jackie Piro

Freelance Associate, MSBL National online. Former Publisher and Managing Editor of HardBall Magazine, the magazine of the Men's Senior and Men's Adult Baseball League.

What’s New – A Lot!

I have not blogged here because I’ve been so busy helping MSBL with their new revamped website. Our goal is to keep it fresh with new content each week. As you know HardBall Magazine has gone the way of the … Continue reading

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2011 MSBL/MABL World Series Ends this Weekend; Fall Classic begins soon!

The 2011 MSBL/MABL World Series will wind up this Saturday and the action will move to Florida, for its sister East Coast tournament, the MSBL/MABL Fall Classic. Each Tournament now has its own web page where you can find the … Continue reading

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Skype Us!

DO YOU HAVE SKYPE? I wish more people had Skype on their computer. I have had Skype for years. It is a FREE application that allows me to talk and video chat FREE over my PC with friends and relatives all … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Brian Kingman, Arizona MSBL

  Posted by Brian Kingman, November 2010 “Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand.” “Do not save your loving speeches For your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones, Speak them rather now … Continue reading

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Fall-Holiday Issue Mailing Now

Fall-Holiday Double Issue Mailing Now The long-awaited Fall-Holiday double issue is mailing this week. Look for it in your mailbox soon. We were able to get all the MSBL World Series scores in and even included short recaps of each … Continue reading

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Fred Libertino Update

I’m sorry to report that Freddie Libertino,  of the San Diego North MSBL Team No Fear, passed away on October 8, 2010,  only weeks after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease. The entire MSBL community mourns his death. We will be publishing a tribute to Freddie in … Continue reading

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“Fortunate Misfortune”

GUEST BLOG by John DeBenedictis In the past four days,  I have had the misfortune of having to attend funeral services for two of our stellar players and persons in the Tri-State 48+/55+ MSBL: Billy Cameron and Alan Lerner. As … Continue reading

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MSBL Members Support Ailing Teammate

Yesterday, in preparation for a story we are doing on MSBL member Frank Bons, I drove to Escondido High School, where two San Diego North MSBL teams, the Giants and Frank’s team, the Sharks, were about  to do battle. The … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is our new HardBall Magazine blog. HardBall is the official membership magazine of the Men’s Senior and Men’s Adult Baseball Leagues (MSBL and MABL) a nationwide organization of die-hard baseball players ranging in age from 18 to 70, playing in … Continue reading

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