7/26/10: The Way We Play | KUER 90.1

7/26/10: The Way We Play

Salt Lake City, Utah – Tucked into a neighborhood in west Salt Lake City is a bit of movie history. In the summer of 1992 a small, vacant field was the set of "The Sandlot." It's about a brand of baseball that's just not played anymore and about a kind of childhood that might not exist anymore. Almost 20 years later the lot's still there, but there aren't any kids in it. Monday on RadioWest, guest host Matthew LaPlante looks at how child's play has changed and what it means for growing up.

  • Read Bill Oram's What happened to Utah's beloved "Sandlot"? in the Salt Lake Tribune.
  • Learn more about the National Institute for Play

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