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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Felt a little older on reading the sports pages of today's Boston Globe:
Remember Gordie Lockbaum? In the 1980s, he put Holy Cross on the college football map by becoming a Heisman Trophy candidate and being featured in Sports Illustrated.
Last night, Lockbaum's son, also named Gordie, gave Worcester another memorable sporting moment. Lockbaum, a 12-year-old shortstop, smacked a solo homer in the bottom of the third as his Jesse Burkett Little League team won the New England title with a 1-0 victory over Portsmouth, R.I.