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Virus hurts even healthy ballpark workers

Jul 27, 2020 - Detroit Free Press

Nothing could have kept Amzie Griffin from working his 61st straight Opening Day.

Nothing, that is, except a virulent virus that swept across the planet, causing a global pandemic that has so far infected millions of people and killed hundreds of thousands while upending life in a way the world hasn't seen for more than a century.

Some might say that entitles Griffin to count 2021 as his 61st consecutive Opening Day hawking comestibles and keepsakes on the concourse at the ol' ballpa...