RJ Breisacher's Blog – March 2012 Archive (8)

Tour Guide Needed

When I go to Cleveland I will be shown around by Matt Van Wormer who writes for www.didthetribewinlastnight.com. We will be eating lunch before the game a restaurant that was featured on Man Vs Food, arriving at the park a few hours before game time to check things out, and sitting in the “Social Media Suite”. It’s shaping up to be an amazing once in a lifetime experience. I will tell you all about it once I am in…


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 29, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

The One, The Only: Chuck Booth

When I first thought about chasing this dream I did a Google search for ball park guides.  I stumbled across www.ballparkchasers.com.  I joined the site and sent a message to Craig B. Landgren who runs the site.  I asked him for any tips that he may have that would be helpful in my journey.  He told me of a book he helped contribute to called the The Fastest Thirty Ballgames: A Ballpark Chasers World Record Story By Douglas “Chuck” Booth. …


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 28, 2012 at 2:05am — No Comments

iPhone Apps

What are some good iPhone apps?  I’m looking for good travel and restaurant apps.  I currently have “groupon”, “Orbitz Hotels”, “Hotel Tonight” “Hotels.com”, “Stubhub”, “Fastfood”.  If you have an iPhone I also recommend the “Viggle” app.  It’s this app where you tap the screen and it listens to whatever tv show you’re watching and gives you point for “checking in”.  You can redeem these point for giftcards for websites such as Amazon, iTunes, and Travelocity.  I’m saving all my points up…


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 19, 2012 at 11:38pm — 3 Comments

Donation Requests

I decided to give the donation idea a try.  I'm not expecting much but if you dont try then you'll never know, right?  If you would like to donate to make the trip a little easier on my pocketbook go to this link http://www.gofundme.com/h8blk

Added by RJ Breisacher on March 15, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Collecting Baseball Cards

Does anybody out there still collect baseball cards?  My grandfather collected baseball cards for me and my cousins.  He started from our birth year until he passed away.  For me he started in 1985.  It was when baseball cards were produced like crazy.  To my knowledge there are not too many “rare” cards from the late 1980’s.  I collected cards on my own when I was a kid as well.  Every once in a while my dad would give me some money and take me to the card shop and I would buy as many packs…


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 13, 2012 at 11:53pm — 2 Comments

Random trip to Chicago

I decided to go out to Chicago on the weekend of March 10th-11th.  I wanted to go for the entire weekend but I had a previous engagement for that Friday the 9th.  I had never been on a commuter train before so I decided to take the Amtrak from Ann Arbor to Chicago.  Round trip the ticket cost me about $70.  At first I was I thought it was pretty cool to be on a train.  The only trains I had been on before were subway cars in NYC, Washington DC, and…


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 12, 2012 at 11:26pm — 1 Comment

Updates coming to my blog

I want to start out by thanking Matt Van Wormer from Didthetribewinlastnight.com for making me the fan of the week.  Check it out here http://didthetribewinlastnight.com/2012/03/09/fan-of-the-week-robert-rj-breisacher/#more-4192  My family was pretty excited to see my face on there when I shared it with them.  It is a very well written article and I appreciate it.  If you would like…

Added by RJ Breisacher on March 11, 2012 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Where to stay, eat, and what to see?

I recently got an email from columnist Matthew Van Wormer who writes for didtribewinlastnight.com.  He asked me if he could ask me a few questions and feature me as the Fan of the Week on his site.  I happily obliged and a few days later answered his questions that he sent me.  I will be featured on didthetribewinlastnight.com a week from today, Friday, March 9th.  A few days later I received an email from the co-founder of stadiumjourney.com Paul Sweeny asking me if he could ask…


Added by RJ Breisacher on March 1, 2012 at 9:09pm — 1 Comment


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