November 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Chicago, Milwaukee, and Minnesota!

My trip for 2014 is planned!!! Now to get some hotel info, tourist things to do, must see places, and any ideas you other chasers have from your own trips/experiences. Going to Chicago, Milwaukee, and Minnesota mid July. So far besides baseball, also going to Mall of America and the Harley museum. Will be traveling with a 9 yr old and a 4 yr old, so clubs and nightlife is out. Also has anyone done the tour and slide at Miller Park??? I seen tickets for that were $100 per person. Seems kinda… Continue

Added by Lisa (18) on November 23, 2013 at 5:36am — 14 Comments

Culiacan Tomateros (Mexican Pacific League)

Culiacan was the city I was most anxious about before I started this trip. The travel warnings from the US Department of State about Sinaloa generally and specifically about Culiacan are pretty scary.

Culiacan itself, however, turned out to be something of a delight.

http://gettingtoboston.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/culiacan-tomateros/

Added by Kirsten Richards on November 16, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments

Venados de Mazatlan!

Estadio Teodoro Mariscal is pretty fancy for its age (built in 62) and the kind of things that would be a problem under other sets of regulations simply aren't problems in Mexico.

You don’t have to get out of your seat to get beer, food, noise-makers… Toilet break and 7th innings stretch are the only time you need to get up and for those brief moments, the narrow concourses and lack of signage don’t really matter. I was a lot more uncomfortable at Wrigley Field.

This was my…

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Added by Kirsten Richards on November 12, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Been gone awhile-A new adventure

My son and I have been gone off the boards for awhile. Fortunately and unfortunately we had to move from the East Coast to the West Coast. Fortunately while doing so we were able to chase for 6 weeks to about 25 different minor league parks. This included International League teams all the way down to Rookie Leagues and some Independent League games as well. Which brings me to my question to the site.

Has anybody gone down to Venezuela for baseball? Specifically Venezuelan Summer…

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Added by Thequesters Too on November 8, 2013 at 10:04pm — 1 Comment

Husband and Wife Baseball Road Trip to Seattle

This past summer my wife (Mrs. Yankee) and I made a trip across the country to see Safeco Field. I was extremely impressed with the ballpark, surrounding neighborhood and the wonderful weather in Seattle in August. I haven't been to every stadium yet but it is certainly in my top 5. The food was what most impressed me about the park. It had an amazing selection. On the way out to Seattle we hit up Target Field, Progressive and Wrigley, all favorites we visited for the 2nd or 3rd times.…

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Added by jvolks (19) on November 2, 2013 at 9:08am — 4 Comments

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