Before I lived here in Gainesville, I spent four years in Durham, NC. I lived downtown in a converted tobacco warehouse and could walk to minor league baseball games on a whim.
This article in Slate brought back some great memories.
“Capturing the Quiet Beauty of Baseball”
The idea for the project came a few years ago when Stephenson was sitting in the stands on the last game of the year. “I realized that the diversity of the crowd was extraordinary. Every type of person that lived within a 30 or 50 miles radius was represented there. There aren’t many places you can say that about,” he said.