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Re(11): How did everyone get interested in Jai-Alai???

Posted on February 19, 2004 at 09:47:14 PM by Daniel I

Believe it or not, I had family friends try to talk me into going for years! I didn't want to try to get in, because I was underage. I watched it for the first time on Labor Day weekend in 1987 @ Milford. Got hooked in Milford during Thanksgiving Weekend 1987 when I hit an Abeberry/Bolivar quinella. Completely fell in love with jai-alai in Feb. 1988 in Hartford (I went to college in that city) and never looked back, especially after starting to play amateur jai alai in Dec. 1988.

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