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News, The Snitch John Avalos Aims to Snap 20-Year Softball Losing Streak

John Avalos Aims to Snap 20-Year Softball Losing Streak

When it comes to the mayor's monthly "question time" session with the board, Supervisor John Avalos has been outspoken about the boring, pre-screened, softball questions lobbed Mayor Ed Lee's way.But while he's an avowed foe of softball questions, Avalos has…
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Eric Byrnes: Softball God

We recently wrote a pair of articles about how former Oakland A's fan favorite Eric Byrnes is now being paid $11 million to sell sofas and play beer-league softball on the Peninsula. After the wheels came off the 34-year-old's Major…
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News, The Snitch Eric Byrnes' Next Gig After Baseball: Selling Sofas

Eric Byrnes' Next Gig After Baseball: Selling Sofas

This morning, we reported that former Oakland A's fan favorite Eric Byrnes, just days after being cut off the Seattle Mariners, was playing beer-league softball here in the Bay Area. But it hasn't been all play and no work for…
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News, The Snitch Former Oakland A's Fan Fave Eric Byrnes Earning $11M to Play Beer-League Softball

Former Oakland A's Fan Fave Eric Byrnes Earning $11M to Play Beer-League Softball

You could say Eric Byrnes was demoted -- but that's a very un-dude way of looking at things. The former Oakland Athletic-turned journeyman left his pro baseball career with both a bang and a whimper this week. After, for lack…
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News, The Snitch Bisexual Ballers Deemed Not Gay Enough For Gay Softball League; Lawsuit Ensues

Bisexual Ballers Deemed Not Gay Enough For Gay Softball League; Lawsuit Ensues

There may or may not be crying in gay softball. But there's definitely litigation. A trio of players for a gay San Francisco team this week filed suit in Seattle against the North American Gay Amateur Alliance after their team…
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News, The Snitch Ever Wanted To Take a Swing at a Cop? Here's Your Chance.

Ever Wanted To Take a Swing at a Cop? Here's Your Chance.

Earlier this month we wrote about how a planned cops vs. community softball game didn't come off as planned when the community failed to show up. It turns out that 2 p.m. on a Tuesday may be an ideal time…
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News, The Snitch Hitch In Cops vs. Community Softball Game: Community Doesn't Show Up

Hitch In Cops vs. Community Softball Game: Community Doesn't Show Up

A long-publicized softball game between members of the San Francisco Police Department's Ingleside Station and members of the Visitacion Valley community struck us as a fun idea -- but one that could have unintended consequences. After all, you have folks…
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