January 2011 Blog Posts (10)

The Ultimate Fan Shares How To Scalp Tickets

I’m not big on ticket scalping. If I’ve done it for five events in my life it would be a lot. Of all my ballgame experiences I believe I’ve paid scalpers to get in twice. (Although I did score a great seat to an Orioles-Yankees game at Camden Yards for nothing once. The seat was so good I could see the expressions on my Orioles’ faces as the Yankees whipped their butts. Sometimes patience and persistence can make a world of difference.)

 

The first time was my first trip to…

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Added by Kurt Smith on January 27, 2011 at 3:57am — No Comments

The New Metra Station at Sox-35th

U.S. Cellular Field, the home of the Chicago White Sox, doesn’t present near the congestion challenges as does Wrigley Field, its venerable neighbor to the north. There are a few reasons for this; the White Sox offer more parking, they don’t draw as well as the Cubs, and there isn’t much else in the area drawing crowds, at least not at the moment.

 

But this isn’t to say that you won’t run into your own set of difficulties on the South Side. The Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) in…

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Added by Kurt Smith on January 25, 2011 at 3:17pm — 2 Comments

Giants STH-reselling for *most* games at cost

If any of you Ballpark Chasers are planning trips to SF this year, let me know, I have 4 seats in the upper deck right behind the plate (section 314), and, if available, I resell for *most* games at my cost, either $15, $19, $22, or $32, whatever the Giants charge me. E-mail at eddiesofficials@gmail.com. If anyone else is a STH for a team, let us know...seats at cost help everyone fill their ballpark passports!

Added by Tike Narry (30/39/75) on January 24, 2011 at 9:19pm — 5 Comments

Summer Vacation Planned...

Summer trip for 2011 is planned out, we'll hit Comerica (new for my son), Rogers Centre for two, including a room overlooking the field at the Skydome Hotel (new park for wife and son), then on to Niagara Falls, and PNC Park and Progressive Field (new for all of us). Hoping to get a shot to get to Miami this year to get ProPlayer/LandShark/JoeRobbie/whateverthehellthey'recallingittoday park before it goes the way of the dodo.

 

 

Added by Tike Narry (30/39/75) on January 24, 2011 at 9:16pm — 5 Comments

ANYTHING I SHOULD KNOW?

I am going to all these parks in July:

 

D'backs 

Padres

Angels

Dodgers

Giants

A's

 

ANYTHING I SHOULD KNOW- PARKING, TICKETS, FOOD, AND ETC

Added by Ben Wahrle on January 19, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments

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Added by Ben Wahrle on January 19, 2011 at 11:26am — No Comments

PAYING TRIBUTE TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

I'm sure many of you when on your baseball journeys probably take the time to do some activities not necessarily related to baseball.  And on this day when we celebrate Dr. King's birthday, if you should ever make a trip to Atlanta to catch a Braves game, you may want to make it a point, especially if traveling with your family, to stop by the Auburn neighborhood, which is where Dr. King was born and raised.  There you will see the house he grew up in, as well as the historic Ebeneezer…

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Added by Andrei Ojeda on January 17, 2011 at 6:42pm — 1 Comment

Some How To Tips For Citizens Bank Park

It’s a great thrill for Philadelphia fans to have a baseball team good enough to win four division titles, two National League pennants and a World Series in the last four seasons. As someone who lives in the Philly area, I can tell you that for many Philly folks it’s a great thrill just to have a contending team!

 

Best of all, this exciting club is playing in gorgeous Citizens Bank Park, one of the finest ballparks in America. It’s a win-win for anyone who wants to go to a…

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Added by Kurt Smith on January 14, 2011 at 9:36am — 2 Comments

Some How To Tips For Fenway Park

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is the oldest major league ballpark in America…and given the rabid nature of Red Sox fans and the fondness baseball fans around the country have for history, it’s also one of the most popular. The Red Sox are riding a string of over 600 consecutive sellouts! So if you’re planning to go, make sure you get the most out of your visit. You’ll need a plan.

 

Start with getting tickets. A very wise thing to do is to sign up for the Red Sox…

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Added by Kurt Smith on January 14, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments

Some How To Tips For A Game At Citi Field

OK, so the cross-town rival Yankees have their majestic new stadium and a 2009 championship. The division rivals Phillies have a 2008 championship and plenty of parking. So what. The Mets have an unendingly loyal fan base, cooler hats, and the Ebbets-influenced outstanding new ballpark in Flushing. Citi Field is a vast improvement over the former home of the Mets, Shea Stadium, in nearly every way. Even with the Mets underperforming over the last couple of seasons, the Mets faithful still…

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Added by Kurt Smith on January 14, 2011 at 6:33am — No Comments

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