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All say they are working on it in the seven-month-long off season.
When summer ends, John Marzano will find work, possibly as painter.
YOU'D think we were married to football players,'' whispers Lisa Wade to the two shivering women sitting next to her on the cold, green-painted wooden bleachers. I don't remember the last time I cooked a dinner.''Hours before leaving on the bus, the team's numbered shirts hang drying in the breeze behind home plate.
It should have been a pleasantly warm evening in May. Wade, along with Leslie Mc Innis and Terri Marzano, huddle under a blanket eating hotdogs, sipping hot chocolate -- watching their husbands play professional baseball. Only 130 miles away the glamour of the major leagues, the much brighter lights of Fenway Park, and the Boston Red Sox beckon. And the players accept such conditions as a means to an end -- the majors. Marriage in the minors is not a piece of cake.``I work all day. A little later, a few players wander in to get changed in a New Britain locker room about the size of someone's laundry room.
Still, little bits of glamour are easily canceled by life on the bus.
Sleeping, eating, playing cards, telling jokes, listening to music -- doing anything to pass the hours.
Jelks and the rest of the team were in uniform and back on the bus by 4 p.m.
Minutes after a game ends, the players are on the bus ready to go. seeing just what I see him now is worth it and is so much better than the last four years,'' she says, contrasting her life as a minor league player's wife with the years when they were dating.
If the dating involves no sexual conduct between the adult and the minor, the conduct is generally not prohibited.One thing the married guys have is their wife to support them when they are really down,'' he says.``Marriage depends on how I do this year. Late in the game Tito Stewart comes in as a relief pitcher to stop the Waterbury attack.