Greg Maresca is a New York City native and U.S. Marine Corps veteran who writes for the Sample News Group while residing in the Pennsylvania Coal Region. His work can also be found in the Remnant, a national Catholic publication. In his stickball days, he was a two-sewer bat.
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by Greg Maresca | May 28, 2023
On January 24, 2022, less than a month after Robert “Jazz” Jasinski celebrated his 60th birthday, his six-decade run on this third post from the sun came to an abrupt and unexpected close. It would not be until May 23,…
by Greg Maresca | Mar 24, 2023
When I read that one Major League Baseball spring training game ended on a time clock violation, the Twilight Zone theme resonated — not to be confused with any twilight doubleheader. After all, doubleheaders have been deposited into the dustbin…