Little Sis Had Her Day, Did It Her Way

by Kevin Burton    It was years after the fact when he told the story, but the anger was still there in his voice.    Apparently someone in obstetrics at the Minot Air Force Base suggested that my father could, or maybe should, allow my newborn sister Patricia to die.    This was before she …

Thoughts Behind NBBA Code Of Conduct

by Kevin Burton    Last Friday on Page 7 we had some fun with the National Beep Baseball Association’s code of conduct policy.    I turned the clock back to a time even before my playing days and talked about brawls among Chicago teams.  But the incidents weren’t limited to the Windy City.    Former …

Beepball Showcases Abilities Of The Blind

by Kevin Burton    What some could see as just a game has enriched me as a person with low vision, in ways I could not have anticipated.     The sport is called beep baseball.  It has been played in the United States since the 1970s and is now played in Canada, Taiwan and the …