Category: Baseball by Becky Blogs

It’s Fun to be a FAN of MiLB

Have you ever been to a Minor League Baseball game? Chances are you have.  According to a recent article in the Sports Business Journal by Bill Sutton (link to full article below) MiLB draws nearly 42 million visitors each season with 14 million unique attendees in 2017.  Their teams...
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Global Warming- Is it for Real? Major League Baseball Players say NO

We’ve all heard the term global warming that’s been tossed around for years. I’m no scientist but scientists say our planet is getting warmer based on the temperatures that are being recorded.  Baseball fans and players can certainly argue global warming with the way the 2018 baseball season has...
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Ballpark Fare – Do you Dilly Dog It?

Each season ballparks create some ridiculous food combination that’s typically fried to create a buzz around the newest over the top ballpark fare. This year has been the year of the Dilly Dog. The Texas Rangers and Globe Life Park in Arlington  unveiled this years hot item you have...
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It’s Showtime by Shohei Ohtani in Anaheim

Shohei Ohtani is setting records less than two weeks into the Major League Baseball season. The 23-year-old who is playing his first season in America is doing the impossible.  After a lackluster spring training performance baseball has now taken notice and has begun comparing him to the greatest player...
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Like an Indian Fan I’m Very Thankful for My Tribe

I recently read a book written by Sebastian Junger called Tribe.  No this book isn’t about the Cleveland Indians fan base.  It’s about Americans getting farther and farther away from human interaction with one another.  It goes on to explain how when humans have to band together and cooperate...
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East Coast vs West Coast – which one is the best Coast?

I got wrapped up watching the MLB channel on Monday night.  Four west coast baseball games were being played, each with its own unique story line.  It amazes me that I’m able to watch them go back and forth between all four ballparks and stay updated on the action. ...
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What is Your Favorite Baseball Player Name?

I watched Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton interview with MLB Central this morning.  Buxton has a baseball players name.  I am a big fan of first and last names that start with the same letter.  To me it’s just cool.  It also makes their name easier to remember.  If...
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No Customer Service at MLB.com

It’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball.  Fist pumps all around because baseball is back.  All 30 teams (except for the weather postponements in Cincinnati and Detroit) are playing games today. Major League Baseball hasn’t had all 30 teams play on Opening Day since 1968. Today, March 29th is...
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Brotherly Love for Jake Arrieta

Let’s talk about Jake Arrieta.  The pitcher who was one of the most talked about free agents this off-season.  This is a  guy who has won a Cy Young a World Series and a Silver Slugger.  He’s the serious looking bearded pitcher we all picture wearing Cubbie blue. Philadelphia...
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3, 2, 1 Opening Day Countdown Has Begun

It’s that time of year again when baseball fans become smiling fools. Spring has officially returned. Baseball is so close to coming back and it feels as if all is right in this world.  Baseball fans are like silly little giggling school girls counting down the days until Major...
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