Featured Blog Posts – September 2012 Archive (5)

Ballpark Giveaways

All of us who are chasing after the "final ballpark" have a stash of giveaway items or things we caught at the games. Combined my son and I have about 10 footlockers full of stuff (which I'll probably giveaway at some point). I'd like to see a list of your favorite items you've received from games and your least favorite. You can even add items you got at other sports stadiums as well.

Favorite Item:

A game day football my son received: Ford Field, Detroit Lions.



Added by Thequesters Too on September 26, 2012 at 11:03am — 15 Comments

Five Travel Options for a Potential 2013 30 Ballpark, 30 Day Tour

I am posting this on behalf of my new baseball friend, Reggie Deal, whom I met via this website. Reggie is blind and has trouble posting to this site so I am doing that for him


Having taken my crazy version of the 30 ballpark, 30 day tour during the spring of 2012, I was looking forward to seeing what options would work during the 2013 season. NO I will not be traveling in 2013 to 30 ballparks, maybe just two or three as I make sure to continue my streak of a major…


Added by meg minard (30/44/205) on September 18, 2012 at 7:40pm — 1 Comment

West Coast Baseball!

Just got back from a mini honeymoon vacation in California. We took up the bay area and saw in total 3 stadiums. We got to the airport, had a rental car waiting, which we had to fly to O.Co stadium for an afternoon game. Now here is a stadium like the city of Oakland, is not the prettiest of places. It is big and empty. The stadium use to be call the Oakland Coliseum and that is what it looks like. We had great seats, right behind home plate, however, it was 12:30 on a Wednesday afternoon...…


Added by Richard (15) on September 11, 2012 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

My Ballpark Goals

There isn't much to say, would love to visit every park, but realistically I would just like to visit a park every time I get a chance.

I grew up initially with the cavernously grotesque Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, rooting for the inept Indians teams of the mid to late 80s. The only saving grace was, I was young enough that even though I knew they were awful, I loved baseball enough that it didn't matter. I could go to a game and then make believe in my back yard for hours about…


Added by Stephen Ondak on September 1, 2012 at 5:47pm — 2 Comments

Husband and Wife Baseball Road Trip 2012

My wife and I just returned from our 2012 baseball road trip in time to go back to work. This time I can honestly say that we enjoyed Wrigley Field the best. Of the parks we visited for the first time (Atlanta, Houston, Texas, Denver and Kansas City) we agreed that we enjoyed Kaufman Stadium the most.

We saw a Friday afternoon game at Wrigley on a picture perfect day. We made sure to get to the Cubby Bear early as recommended by ballpark chasers and made a stop at Murphy's Bleachers as…


Added by jvolks (19) on September 1, 2012 at 2:33pm — 5 Comments

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