I've been working on the details of this trip. I know where I'm going to be when and how long it is going to take to get to each park. What I am still working on is where I'm going to stay when. If you know any good places to stay in any of these cities or anywhere between them send me an email at Baseballdreamin45@yahoo.com. Here is where I will be on game day and the finer details of the trip. If you would like to come along or meet me…Continue
I recently asked a buddy in Oakland when the A's were going to build a new ballpark. Here is his take on the situation:
"Unfortunately, for years the City handled the whole issue very badly. There was an opportunity to build a new park downtown – and then on the water – but both plans fizzled. The fiscal situations of both Oakland & the county are now terrible, so no public money will be available for who know how long. San Jose would like to build a park (they are…Continue
Alright.... The airlines wanted me to surrender my only child to fly into Seattle, so we opted for Denver instead this year. Flight and hotel is booked. I just need some advice on how to handle the ticket and the subsequent drinking when we get there. I have noticed that the tickets are pricey on the Rockies website, yet somewhat reasonable through StubHub. Any suggestions?
As part of my World Record Pursuit, I am interviewing 30 baseball experts for the 30 MLB parks. Your bio (plus 6 or 8 pictures_ will be prominently displayed on a feature article the same day I will be visiting the park. A lot of it will be about the park and sights of the given. I will be focusing a lot on traditions, the fans, the team itself and their relevance to the city. Nothing big. The first couple of questions will introduce your bio. The whole…Continue
The 2012 trips are final. Tickets are being purchased.
Besides Opening Days at both Oakland and San Francisco, as well as all of my Wednesday games with the two local teams and a hoped-for Southern California escape, the two trips are as follows:
6/22-Indians at Astros
6/23-Rockies at Rangers
6/25-Brewers at Reds
6/26-D'Backs at Braves
6/27-Cardinals at Marlins