Post Tagged with: "baseball"

Thoughts on the Thunderous Opening Day Applause for Ryan Braun
Parenting Blog

Thoughts on the Thunderous Opening Day Applause for Ryan Braun

We are a forgiving people. It’s one of America’s most redeeming qualities. You screw up —> you come clean —> you apologize —> you are forgiven by most, if not all. That’s the way it is supposed to work and more often than not that is exactly the way it […]

60 Feet 6 Inches to Cleveland
Parenting Blog

60 Feet 6 Inches to Cleveland

This week, I again boarded a plane with my dad to watch baseball. And again it was a White Sox road game. And again the Indians were involved. That has to be more than a coincidence.

Father & Son & Wrigley Field
Parenting Blog

Father & Son & Wrigley Field

It was almost two years ago that my father turned 70-years old. In celebration of Father’s Day 2008 and of reaching that lofty number, I took him up to New York to see the final game ever played between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox in ‘The House that […]

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Perfectly Flawed

MLB Umpire Jim Joyce screwed up.  That’s putting it mildly.  Armando Galarraga threw a perfect game last night, whether the record books ever signify it as such isn’t really the point.  Anyone with a TV or an internet connection saw it and many hopped online immediately afterward to talk about […]

A Baseball Opening Day Tradition
Parenting Blog

A Baseball Opening Day Tradition

Every year, the Bear has been home with me on April’s 1st Monday.  Didn’t matter if she was enrolled in a daycare that we were paying for and it doesn’t matter now that she is in kindergarten  The 1st Monday in April is a special day, far too special for […]

Cooperstown, New York – Baseball Hall of Fame
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Cooperstown, New York – Baseball Hall of Fame

Sticking with the Baseball theme… The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York is a great family destination. The Hall itself is a wonderful walk through the history of the game but the surrounding shops, restaurants, and townspeople are what makes this such a great place to take […]

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