The only thing that would’ve made Saturday night more perfect in Davenport, Iowa? If it had been Father’s Day.
Quad Cities River Bandits first baseman Conrad Gregor hit his first home run of the season. And a fan in the stands in right field was giddy at catching the ball.
It was his father.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.