The tears started during the 7th inning stretch, and by the 9th, I was praying for extra innings. It wasn’t the one game, it was the culmination of roughly 14 years of ball crashing to the field all at once, like a barreling collision at homeplate. I didn’t know it was possible to feel so much joy and happiness, and sadness at the same time.
Spring Training hits different. It’s a promise of a new season, and an escape from reality, for even just a few days.
The worst thing about buying tickets through an app? No, it’s not the fees, it’s that you don’t get a physical ticket! I got tired of waiting for StubHub and MLB to come up with a solution and made my own damn ticket! You can too, with this easy, free, and no strings attached download!
I was excited for my 2nd and 3rd shows of my Metallica “Black Ticket” tour — If Jason Vorhees didn’t kill me first!
My Metallica “Black Ticket” tour may start now, but the real beginning started with mullets, mustaches, and a bitchin’ Camaro. (None of which were mine.)
What are my baseball trips really about? You might be surprised. Another awesome trip to Fenway Park, and a game of catch at Dodger Stadium!