Category: baseball

Baseball aspirations: Dodger Stadium and an NLDS sweep over Arizona

Long before I rooted for the Texas Rangers, I rooted for the New York Mets. Those were the 80s, and I was a teenager. Before that were the Kansas City Royals, the result of weird TV rules in Oklahoma during the early 1980s where more Royals games were shown on Muskogee television than were Cardinals ...

Coors Field, Denver’s LoDo district demolish expectations

Earlier this year, my girlfriend and I decided on a quick weekend jaunt to Denver, another in a long list of stops in my quest to watch a game at every Major League Baseball park. What I didn’t expect was to discover the coolest city in America. And it’s not just because they have a ...

Spring training trip to Phoenix starts with Brewers, Dodgers and a sweet Mustang

As it rains across central Oklahoma tonight, I hearken back to the start of March and sunnier days. This year, I took my second trip to The Grand Canyon State, Arizona, to watch some spring training baseball. This is going to be a multi-post blog, otherwise it might not ever get posted. Hell, I’m embarrassed ...