I’ve always told my daughter to ‘Have fun and do your best’. My wife told me to ‘Have fun and don’t hurt yourself’.
Two thousand, six hundred, and twenty six miles. That’s a lot of time on the road for any man, but it’s even longer when you’re driving it with two girls under 10 years old, and longer still when you’re doing it alone.
Think of these as the “Greatest Hits” of the early trips, starting with our first game at Angels Stadium and ending in Dallas, where my friend Ted finally told me we could afford to stay someplace nicer.
Finding 60yr old journals that my grandfather had kept during World War 2 inspired me to start a journal for my baseball travels, so that some day my grandkids could read about my adventures too.
You know that old saying “you can’t go home again”? I wondered if that was true as I went back to Red Sox Fantasy Camp for my second year to see if the magic was still there!
Can we talk about two current trends in sports writing?
The Mariners finished exactly where Jerry Dipoto thought they would: Out of the Playoffs.