This Post Is Totally Self-Serving . . .

. . .  but informative and entertaining!

I will be presenting an illustrated talk on Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hell-Raiser on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fletcher Library in Hagerstown. This talk is part of the Robert McCauley Lecture Series and will last for approximately one hour including a question and answer period. Naturally, I will be signing copies afterwards, so come on out and learn a little something about baseball’s most colorful character, Williamsport’s own, Boots Poffenberger!


It’s always interesting to see who likes certain posts on Facebook, especially when the “likes” come from a variety of friend-circles. Two of my biggest circles include my baseball friends and my dance friends, and it occurs to me that one group may not be familiar with my involvement in the other activity. So, for my dance friends, I am posting this slide show featuring highlights of my first year of full-time webcasting for the New Market Rebels with my partner, Charlie Dodge.

And for my baseball friends, here’s a little something that my instructor, Danielle Beaulieu and I did at the grand opening of the new Social Graces Dance Studio:

I wonder if I could get a job doing play by play at a dance competition?


About Austin Gisriel

You know the guy that records a baseball game from the West Coast in July and doesn't watch it until January just to see baseball in the winter? That's me. I'm a writer always in search of a good story, baseball or otherwise.
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4 Responses to This Post Is Totally Self-Serving . . .

  1. Dick Snyder says:

    Hi AUSTIN!

    Hope to see you at the library in October

    I’m still HOLDING ON with my Yankees!


  2. Cindy says:

    Oh brother, Austin. Only YOU would wonder that….


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