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Jackie Robinson Day

Tuesday, April 15th, Major League Baseball will recognize the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. Lets also not forget the work of Larry Doby, AL's first African American ballplayer as well as the hundreds of other Negro League players that paved the way for Jackie to be given the opportunity to be the first.…



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Added by Craig (16) on April 10, 2008 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Woody Paige's Idea: Pick a letter: pick an all-star team

This idea comes from sportswriter Woody Paige. Pick a letter of the alphabet, and then pick players whose last names start with that letter, and form your all-star team.

For example: let's use letter M.

Mickey Mantle
Roger Marris
Joe Morgan….

Take it from there!

Added by John Sears (1) on April 9, 2008 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

A six-year-old's Introduction to Baseball

I spent my childhood in two places: up until I was five years old, we lived in Lyons Colorado; then from five years old on up and, I lived in Longmont Colorado. Both sets of grandparents lived in Brush, Colorado when I was a child. Periodically, just like every other family, we would make the pilgrimage 90 miles northeast to Brush to see Grandma and Grandpa. My grandpa Biggin grew up in Cassville, Wisconsin and my grandpa Sears grew up in Springfield, Illinois, so they were both huge Cubs fans,… Continue

Added by John Sears (1) on April 5, 2008 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Opening Day 2008!

Ballparkchasers.com is officially live and open to the public! Help our community grow by inviting your friends and family to join our site. You can also spread the word by displaying a badge on your MySpace page. See the bottom of the homepage with the link “Get your own Ballpark Chasers Badge” for details.

See you at the ballpark!

Craig (14)
Founder
craig@ballparkchasers.com

Added by Craig (16) on March 31, 2008 at 12:05am — No Comments

Welcome to Ballparkchasers.com!

Friends and Family,



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and contributing to our beta test. I look forward to your thoughts, suggestions, friend referrals and any user problems or errors. Feel free to start posting pictures, videos, adding groups and writing blogs! Phase 1 of the website is by invitation only. We look to go live by MLB’s opening day and allow the public to join! Stay tuned for Phase II of the site, including a customizable map and stadium guide… Continue

Added by Craig (16) on March 10, 2008 at 7:31pm — No Comments

How many have you seen?

Wondering what the (14) means after my name? Well, its how many MLB stadiums I have seen. When you are logged in, go to "my page" up top, click on "my settings" on the right side of the page and edit your name so it reads the number of Major League Stadiums you have visited!

Craig (14)
Founder
craig@ballparkchasers.com

Added by Craig (16) on March 10, 2008 at 6:27pm — 4 Comments

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