The Atlantic City Surf
Searching for a Niche
The days are still hot, the surf is warm, and the boardwalk is alive with vacationers on any given day in late August. However, Labor Day is approaching, and everyone knows the beach season is about to end, lending a sense of urgency to all activities, including Atlantic League baseball all across the state. Division pennants and league championships are being won and lost. The laziness of warm afternoons and evenings at the ballpark is replaced by the anticipation of the wild
The twin spires of Bernie Robbins Stadium, which was built to resemble a
sandcastle, Atlantic City. Photograph by Bob Golon, 2005.