House them and they will come — the Montauk Mustangs that is. The Mustangs are Montauk’s home team in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. Their first game is scheduled for June 1, but there’s a problem, and it’s bigger than the one that faced the Mudville nine.
About a dozen of the squad’s 24 players need a host family, a place to stay during the season, June 1 to the end of July.
The former Salivar’s, Montauk’s iconic, dockside eatery, reopened during the past week following an impressive renovation inside and out.
The people who gave us the West Lake Clam and Chowder House are running the place. They have brought their popular menu and sushi bar across the harbor to the green building (a lighter shade now) that began serving food and spirits during a time when raw fish, as the saying goes, was bait.