Ok, I may not be Mark Twain, but today’s story of the Phillies baseball game does involve a jumping frog. Baseball Ross, our visiting friend, B and I managed to snag seats in the front row along the third base side. It was a beautiful sunny day, one of the best in a long while. […]
For me, it was a pretty darn good day, for the Fighting Phils, not so much. Let’s take this in reverse order: The Ugly: Seeing Kelly Dugan get plunked with the ball during his first plate appearance. It looked like it smarted and with the cold, I’m sure it stung. The Bad: Ethan Martin was […]
We were lucky when we got out tickets for the game, prime autograph seats. My program is nearly full. Talked to new catcher Wil Nieves, he’s a really great guy. He took time to talk to fans and signed a lot. The best thing to happen was that as it began to sprinkle, Bobby Abreu […]
The players are being announced after CHRIS COSTE threw out the first pitch! PLAY BALL!
It’s cool and breezy today in Clearwater. BUT it’s already fun! I’m here with Baseball Ross and my friend B. We were walking to bright house while Batting practice was going on….and we were nearly hit by not one but two fouls! Yay! Free balls!
It was a long day for me. After two hours of sleep (so forgive any errors contained in this post) I drove to Tampa International Airport to pick up a long time Phillies fan, my friend B. We’ve been friends since high school and she’s been planning this for a long time. She left Harrisburg […]
One of the best things about spring training is the “thrill of the chase”, and I’m not talking Chase Utley! The thrill of the chase is deciding what guy’s autographs you need, finding out what fields they’re on, and praying you time everything right so that you can grab their autograph. It’s not always easy. […]