Category: Baseball by Becky Blogs

How Delta Airlines Got Me To Yankee Stadium

Recently I traveled to Morocco.  We purchased airline tickets with Delta airlines about eight months in advance assuming there a slight change or two to my flight times. I didn’t expect six changes to my reservation, many lengthy phone calls to Delta along with an email expressing my frustrations. ...
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Opening Day, Procrastination, and Bartolo Colon

Welcome to the 2019 baseball season. Here we are back to playing baseball once again and I couldn’t be happier. I’ve had a long day just finally being able to sit down and eat dinner and am a little punchy at the moment. My day started out texting several...
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A Season Finale with More Drama than Melrose Place

I proudly admit watching Melrose Place from start to finish in the 90’s.  It was a nighttime soap opera that aired weekly right after 90210.  The show revolved around the lives of young people that lived in an apartment complex together.  It’s writers never held back, creating the most...
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It’s The Unknown That Makes Baseball So Good

Watching the Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees last night I heard something that clicked with me about the unknown. Tim Kurkjian one of ESPN’s announcers started discussing one of the great things about baseball was not knowing who would win the World Series this year.  It’s...
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Fun with Numbers – My Top Twenty

The game of baseball revolves around numbers. Lots and lots of numbers.  Baseball players wear numbers on their uniforms their positions on the field are numbered in the scorers book and your section and seat have a number when you go to the ballpark.  All those numbers are just...
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SEPTEMBER Baseball and the Race to the October

It’s already September with just around 20 games left to play in the 2018 MLB regular season. Several teams are now eliminated from the playoffs.  Teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, and the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles currently sit...
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Expect the Unexpected

I recently traveled to Dallas, Texas to honor Vlad Guerrero for being inducted into Baseball  Hall of Fame. The Texas Rangers decided to pay tribute to Vlad’s induction with a bobble head giveaway, a special  pregame ceremony and a luncheon.  I attended the Hall of Fame Luncheon hoping to...
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Traveling to Dallas for Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero

I catch a non-stop American Airlines flight to Dallas today. I mention non-stop because direct flights are hard to come by out of Spokane, Washington. Why the trip to Dallas? It began with an Instagram post by the Texas Rangers. They were promoting a weekend to celebrate and honor...
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Public Speaking, Albert Pujols and Hall of Fame Weekend

I’m going to mix it up and combine a few topics for today’s blog. Let’s call it the mixing bowl edition, with a little of this and a dash of that. I had the opportunity to speak about my baseball blog this week, got to see the Machine, Albert...
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Are We In for a Sizzling Second Half?

The 2018 All Star Break is over and teams are back from the break. The second half of the season is here.  Baseball has rounded the corner heading towards the homestretch.  Going into the dog days of summer, we get to watch the battles for claiming a playoff spot. ...
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