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Mid Atlantic Road Trip 2014

My wife and I just completed our 4th summer baseball road trip together and our 1st with our daughter Megan (born in February.) We had a great time seeing my Mets play at Nationals Park and Citizen's Bank and seeing Steph's Yanks at Camden Yards. It was our first trip to Nationals Park and Camden Yards and we have high opinions of both. All three parks were especially accommodating with a 6 month old, especially in (although I hate to say it) Philadelphia. Not sure where next year will take…


Added by jvolks (19) on August 25, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments


Hello Chasers! Its been a long time since I have posted. How is everyone? Ive been okay, its been an interesting summer for me. Had 3 graduations in the family, mother in law was visiting from Puerto Rico, got into an auto accident, got a new niece, just finished an AC trip for a bachelor party a wedding in about a month. Yea, lots going on.

This weekend just dropped off my oldest to college at Manhattanville College, a nice college about 30 minutes from NYC. He got a partial… Continue

Added by Richard (15) on August 25, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

Polished off the West Coast

Well, I just returned from California, where I got to see two nice stadiums, Stadium in Oakland and Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles.

I was pleasantly surprised in Los Angeles with the beautiful view of the mountains. I saw my Mets split a 2-game series against Oakland and saw Clayton Kershaw pitch a gem in LA.

22 down, 8 to go!

Added by Tom Huben on August 24, 2014 at 7:18am — No Comments

Recent Trip

My 2014 baseball journey was a 6 day, 8 stadium journey to witness 9 games. Starting on June 27th and ending July 3rd, a total of 14 teams were seen during the trip.

Friday, June 27th- Angels at Royals. Late to the game, ended up missing Trout's 490 foot home run in the top of the 1st. Still kicking myself over that

Saturday, June 28th- Rays at Orioles. Highlight of the game was sneaking into the section behind the plate during the 4th inning after purchasing 13 dollar upper…


Added by Steven on August 21, 2014 at 10:47pm — 1 Comment

Last two West Coast Stadiums this year

I was up in San Francisco for work this weekend and was staying in Alameda so I decided to see the Giants game Friday night. I caught the ferry across, which worked out perfectly, no parking issues, no traffic problems at all! The game was good (but the Giants lost in the 10th) and the park was awesome, but chilly! I also met some really awesome people waiting for the ferry back.

I have two stadiums left for this year (Dodger Stadium and Angel Stadium). I am going to the Angels game…


Added by Sox Guy on August 18, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Midwest Road Trip

It's that time of year again. After my very fun and busy Florida road trip last year (20 games in 12 days!), I am scaling it back a bit and only going to 6 games in 5 days. I am leaving on Wednesday and will be going to see the White Sox, Brewers and Cubs and minor league games in Beloit, South Bend and Kane County (Cubs and Kane County will be on the same day). I am also doing a stadium tour of Wrigley on the day my trip ends, since the Cubs will be on the road that day and, according to…


Added by Eric (21) on August 16, 2014 at 9:51am — No Comments

11 Park Trip

Just got back from an 15 game 11 park trip through the midwest and east coast. Out of the old parks I much preferred Fenway to Wrigley. Out of the new parks I felt Camden Yards was a notch above the rest. The city experience I enjoyed the most was staying in Manhattan and taking the subway to 2 Mets and 2 Yankees games. The park I was most dissapointed in was PNC in Pittsburgh just because of the high expectations I had. The park was great when you were in your seats but the concourses were…


Added by Kenneth Webb on August 14, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

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Added by Craig (14) on August 12, 2014 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Man vs. Ballpark Food

In my quest to hit every ballpark, I am also trying to eat the ballpark signature food at each stadium. I've done my homework on most stadiums, gotten some good suggestions from people (Kurt Smith's E-Guides), and ventured out and sampled some. I try to get something different if I go back to a park I have already been to. I am again ask the you the readers to help me out with suggestions on what to get, things you like, or things you have heard to get. 

I have just returned from…


Added by Shawn Welsh (19) on August 7, 2014 at 6:38pm — 20 Comments

How I Became a Corporate Sell Out at Miller Park

I guess this is what it feels like to sell out. I vowed I would never let this happen, but it did. I was in the Milwaukee area for work and had the opportunity to attend the Brewers/Mets game from the Dew Deck at Miller Park. And I wore slacks to the ballgame. …


Added by John (19 current MLB/11 old MLB) on July 28, 2014 at 11:56am — 2 Comments

US Cellular Field review

Well, I'm a White Sox fan, so this may not be an accurate source. But my opinion: The Cell is a charm. Not as friendly as the cross-town rivals' park (so friendly its nickname is "The Friendly Confines"), but the park has a claim to fame: The FUNdamentals Deck. I've been there and I raced the Scott Posednik cutout. I was winning, but he sped up to win, but it was close that contest. Then, I played some video games. Turns out my then-favorite player Alexei Ramirez was at bat in MLB 2K-something.… Continue

Added by Sebastian Tyler Buchman on July 28, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments


Added by Sean Takahara on July 25, 2014 at 9:13pm — No Comments

The Starter- Article from the Washington Post

The Washington Post has a great article today that highlights the life of a starting pitcher. Details some of the stuff that happens on the days between starts. It's a great read:

Added by Katie (25) on July 20, 2014 at 6:32am — No Comments

13 Games in 11 Stadiums

Leaving July 26 for Midwest/East Coast swing. Starting with 2 games at Wrigley then Great American > Comerica > Progressive Field > Fenway > Citi Field > Yankee Stadium > Citizens Bank Park > Nationals Park > Camden Yards (2 games) > PNC Park. I am taking my 16 year old son and his buddy. It should be a great trip.

Added by Kenneth Webb on July 17, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Our 2014 SoCal Baseball Trip

We just returned from a family trip to Southern California that included visits to Disneyland, Hollywood, Sequoia National Park, the San Diego Zoo and, of course, ballparks!

Angels Stadium

On Tuesday, July 8th, we attended the Angels and Blue Jays game at Angel Stadium. Upon entering at the main gate, the two massive Angels hats are even bigger in person than they look. We loved the fact that there was the MLB…


Added by John (19 current MLB/11 old MLB) on July 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

What About the Little Guy?

As we prepare to enter the All-Star Break, the table is set once again for the pinnacle exhibition of the mid-season sabbatical for 95% of MLB’s paid performers: The Home Run Derby.

Just as high-speed collisions are to NASCAR spectators, baseball fans love the long ball. While the format of this statistically meaningless display of baseball’s feats of strength continues to evolve, it continues to entertain the masses through psychological bliss that parallels that of weekend duck…


Added by Colman Brodsky on July 12, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

My Take on Wrigley Field

A few years back I created a sports "bucket list" (and for me there are a lot of things I want to do before I "sign off" on this Earth), and while I did not list by "priority" without question if I did, going to Wrigley Field is at the top or near the top of my bucket list.  

I think anybody who saw the Cubs on WGN as a kid would remember the scenes of that park, whether it was seeing the ivy-covered wall, the manual scoreboard, panning the front of the park with the famed…


Added by Tim on July 6, 2014 at 7:33am — No Comments

North Carolina

Great NC trip last week. Lucking out on weather and scheduling, caught 10 games in 7 days - every minor league team in the state (plus Danville, VA, right over the border).  Charlotte's new stadium is top-10, Hickory, Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Durham parks are all top rate, and the others are all terrific and enjoyable places to watch a ballgame.

Added by Sam Spear (19ML/92MiL/8ST/3ex) on July 1, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

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