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Little Ebbets Field on The Story

In 2012 Phoebe Judge had contacted me about doing a story on Ebbets Field for a national radio show. In April she came to visit us and I can only imagine what was going through here mind when she drove up the drive way past our field, which is hardly visible from the street.

Here is the interview –

Tom Hannon is a big fan of baseball who decided to make a little field.  Hannon built a quarter-size replica of Ebbets Field, the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, in his Massachusetts front yard. Producer Phoebe Judge visits him.

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The host was –  Phoebe Judge  she is an award-winning journalist whose work has been featured on a numerous national radio programs. She regularly conducts interviews and anchors WUNC’s broadcast of Here & Now. Previously, Phoebe served as producer, reporter and guest host for the nationally distributed public radio program The Story. Earlier in her career, Phoebe reported from the gulf coast of Mississippi. She covered the BP oil spill and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for Mississippi Public Broadcasting and National Public Radio. Phoebe’s work has won multiple Edward R. Murrow and Associated Press awards. Phoebe was born and raised in Chicago and is graduate of Bennington College and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.

http://www.thestory.org/stories/2012-04/little-ebbets-field

By Tom Hannon

Builder of two Wiffle Ball Fields, The Ball Park At Lake Gardner and Little Ebbets Field. Author of a book of backyard ball and Little Ebbets Field.

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