Could everyone write one simple essay about something that once happened in Saltaire…that they saw or were a part of…and put it on one big website? Somebody should collect a lot of stories before we all forget. Otherwise it is like a line in “On The Beach” : The history of the war that now would never be written.” -(JO'H)

Saturday, January 17, 2009

This Just In: Saltaire's Greatest Ballplayers. 1940-1969 to be Announced

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This just in: The long anticipated results of our fans' voting for the greatest Saltaire Ballplayers from the 1940's 1950's and 1960's are soon to be announced.

The votes are all in and the results are being tabulated by our 1955 era UNIVAC Salt-Air 1000 computer in Palo Alto, Calfornia.

Scientists anticipate the complex logarithmic computations will be completed by by midnight Sunday.

To insure integrity of the vote and to avoid another "Bush v. Gore" nightmare, we decided to go retro. Katharine Harris is sooo 2000-ish, so we opted for a change you can believe in:

Since everybody knows that things were so much better in the old days, we dug up an old hero to vouch for the results of our vote.

Once the UNIVAC totals are fully tabulated, the results will be sealed in a zip-lock bag and turned over to former Columbia Prof. Chas. Van Doren who will take the Sunday night red-eye back to New York and securely hand us the envelope at JFK.

We will post the results here Monday morning.

Will your favorite be on this immortal list? Who did the fans vote for as the best from the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties?

Keep your browser tuned to
The results will be posted here Monday morning.

J. O'Hare
Co editors

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