Four people pose

Evan Franz, 17, of Tamarack, poses with a jersey he wore to play with the Brockton Rox for the day during a game against the Pittsfield Suns at Wahconah Park on Sunday. From left are Pedro Martinez, Jr., Norm Laviolette, and Franz. 

PITTSFIELD — Evan Franz thought it was a pretty darn good day at Wahconah Park Sunday. Little did he know.


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Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.