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Welcome to Jai-Alai Heaven, providing supporting info to the Chalk Talk discussion forum. We have information typically not available elsewhere, including:
- Historical statistics, with an emphasis on gambling aspects
- Statistical analysis of a variety of jai-alai situations
- Programs, rosters and photos
- Legislation and news related to pari-mutuel operations and competitive gambling
Miscellaneous analyses, analytical and simulated, tabular and graphic.
Magazine and newspaper articles, various sources.
Time Magazine, January, 1930: "Jai Alai" - Domingo ("The Fox") Ugalde
Sports Illustrated, March 29, 1965: "Fury at the Fronton" - Churruca
Ford Times, November, 1969: "Jai Alai: World's Fastest Sport"
Sports Illustrated, June 23, 1975: "The Glass Menagerie" - Miami Jai-Alai
Mazza Interview: Bridgeport Yearbook, 1977-78
Hartford Courant, September 13, 1995: "Jai alai players have nowhere to turn" - Danny
Cigar Aficionado, April, 2000 "Off The Wall" - Arriaga
Fairfield County Weekly (November, 2001) - "It's Been a Long Run for Milford Jai-Alai"
New York Times, December 13, 2001 - "Jai Alai Retires From Connecticut; Sport's Fans, Most Elderly, Lament"
Stuart News, April 12. 2004: "Jai-Alai 'family' changes, endures" - Ft. Pierce History
New York Times, June 12, 2004 - "Jai Alai Flounders With Few Participants and a Shrinking Fan Base"
Quahog.org, February 12, 2009 - "Where Have All the Frontons Gone?"
The Northern Star News Magazine, January, 2013 - "The Fleischman Chronicles - A Forty Year Jai-Alai Journey" - Marty Fleischman
The Northern Star News Magazine, February, 2013 - "The Fleischman Chronicles - The Finale" - Marty Fleischman
As many as I can accumulate - SEND ME MORE !!!
Contributed by various authors
When you can't get the real thing - SEND ME MORE PIX, please!
American Amateur Jai-Alai
- Milford, CT (DEFUNCT)
Avenue U - Brooklyn, NY
Connecticut Amateur Jai-Alai (COMING SOON)
Lincoln Terrace Park - Brooklyn, NY
The Sports Authority - Milford, CT
Jack Puryear Park (NJAA home court) - St Petersburg, FL
(PAGE UNDER REVISION)
Woodtree Playground - Astoria, Queens, NY
American Amateur Jai-Alai - North Miami, FL
Brian McMahon High School - Norwalk, CT (DEFUNCT)
Britton Plaza - Tampa, FL
Hamilton Mall - Mays Landing, NJ
Killian Palms - Miami, FL
Lake Lytal - West Palm Beach, FL
T J Maxx - Orange, CT
Bits of this and that, and pieces of string too short to save
Chalk Talk Terms of Service
- What you ought to know
"Do You Remember?" - Pictures and interviews with former players
Chalk Talk Faces - a look at some of the crazies that hang around Chalk Talk
Calling all 6-7-8 Trifectas - Here are 5 that I've found (always looking for more)
Congressional Testimony: H. Paul Rico - April 19, 2004
Brother Acts - Compilation of brothers who have played pro
IRS rules on gambling winnings & losses (developing)
Fronton Takeout Percentages - Takeouts for Fronton, City and State
Jai-Alai Chronology - Significant events in the world of Jai-Alai
Florida Pari-Mutuels Rules (Auditing/Wagers) .PDF
Items for sale by Chalk Talk members