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Editorial: A Victorious Season For The Yard Goats

Editorial: A Victorious Season For The Yard Goats

What was it they said?

Hartford isn’t a baseball city, they said. Nobody will want to drive to Hartford, they said. Nobody will pay for parking, they said. There won’t be any parking anyway, they said. The name is stupid, they said. The novelty will wear off, they said. It’s a fiasco, a boondoggle, a disaster, they said.

Where are they now?

The Hartford Yard Goats finished their second season on Monday, and what a season it was. After last year’s remarkable run — during which the Yard Goats proved that minor league baseball can draw a crowd in Greater Hartford,...

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