"They've been playing baseball at Shady Side Academy, Bob Grandizio said, since 1894.
Although Grandizio has been alive for only a fraction of that time, he has enough of a knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the program's history that he seemingly can recite all of it.
As per any of it that relates to teams that were knocked out of the WPIAL playoffs but succeeded in the PIAA tournament, Indians players should expect to hear about all of it from Grandizio in the coming days.
"The kids will be tired of hearing that from me, I'm sure," said Grandizio, Shady Side Academy's coach who also is part of the faculty at the school, an alumnus and son of the team's former coach. "We'll definitely make sure we stress that.""