The Infamous Sarrat Baseball Glove
Collected by Claire Elizabeth Nanfro (email@example.com)
Summary: two students sneak into sarrat and have sex on the baseball
glove chair in the study lounge
Text: A couple was feeling adventurous and decided to sneak into the Sarrat study lounge and have sex on the infamous leather
baseball glove. They heard a janitor on the level above them and rushed out before getting caught.
Notes: I was essentially the only person at work who had not heard
this particular myth. One of friends made the comparison between this tale and the 700
club, and the numerous cases of people getting arrested for having sex in public places.
A. Brief summary of tale: two students sneak into sarrat and have sex on the baseball glove chair in the study lounge
B. Tale type and motifs:having sex in public places
C. Comments on tale: I was at work on Friday and one of my friends was writing a paper for his human sexuality class.
I told him about my assignment and he asked me if I had heard the myth about the couple who had sex on the baseball
glove chair in Sarrat. It turns out that everyone at work had heard the tale and some elaborated as to whether or not the
couple was caught.
D. Approximate date informant first heard the tale:sophmore year
E. Relationship of your informant with the individual from whom the informant heard the tale: roommate
F. Circumstances when tale was first heard:dinner conversation
G. Give the following information on your informant:
Place of birth:vermont
Ethnic group: Caucasian
Languages spoken: french
Year in school (or education level if not a
Extracurricular jobs: Outdoor Rec. staff
Date Collected: 11/5/98