The Community of New Jersey Baseball
It is March 3, 2007. The late-winter chill is struggling mightily to give way to the brilliant early-morning sunshine on the campus of Montclair State University. There is nothing that looks more lonely than a ballpark in the off-season, and Yogi Berra Stadium is no exception. Viewed down the long stairway entrance, the infield is shielded from the winter cold and ice by a protective tarpaulin, and the uncovered outfield grass is the same shade of brown as the front lawn of my house. But today,
A rainbow settles over Commerce Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater, after a thunder-
storm. Photograph by Bob Golon, 2005.