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WELCOME to Growing Up a Baby Boomer Blog. My name is Doug Vairo and I was born in 1955; smack in the middle of the baby boomer generation. Approximately 77 million baby boomers were born from 1946 to 1964. This blog is just an extension of all the great memories many of us have when talking to our friends. We are the generation that saw the emergence of Rock N’ Roll, the invasion of the Beatles, the Vietnam war, Civil Rights and man walking on the moon just to name a few. Read more..., or register now and start posting your story. Click here for more instructions on how to post your articles in this Blog.
There is much debate about what the preferred rubber ball to use when playing games such as stoop ball, box ball, handball and of course stickball.
It seems that the Spauldeen, as we pronounced it, was the better ball to use. The Pensy Pinky seemed… Continue reading