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5-year-old baseball fan from Glenview hears back from Yankees, Padres and Congress

5-year-old baseball fan from Glenview hears back from Yankees, Padres and Congress

Colin O’Connor’s project is complete.

The 5-year-old Glenview boy who wrote letters to all 30 Major League Baseball teams asking for pocket schedules heard back from the final two teams: the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres.

On July 16, I wrote a column about Colin’s pocket schedule collection. His aunt Kathleen, a Cleveland Indians fan, sent him a pocket schedule for her beloved team in the spring. Colin loved it and studied it before bed each night.

That got Colin’s dad, Mike O’Connor, thinking about his own...

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