Tag: baseball

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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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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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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Who’s Really Reading My Baseball Blog?

I had a great conversation today about my baseball blog with a person I just met. A fellow baseball fan (his team is the Dodgers) an entrepreneur with an open mind and so much positive energy and life in his voice that it was infectious. He asked me questions...
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A Father’s Day Tribute to my Dad

Father’s Day and baseball go hand in hand.  A Sunday in June dedicated to celebrating those who taught us how to catch, hold a bat and so much more. Baseball is the only major professional sport being played in June.  A day at the ballpark is the perfect setting...
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Poetry, Alive and Well In The Sport of Baseball

There’s something about baseball that is so pure, so truthful. It’s story lines can be poetic and infinitely good it’s hard to believe they are real. The Baseball Gods pull the strings on these stories from up above as if they are the puppeteers creating the poetry for those...
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A Week Off from Baseball

I took a week off of baseball traveling to Prague in the Czech Republic.  Prague is no longer a bucket list city for me.   A trip I will be forever grateful for being able to take.  I encourage everybody to visit Praha as they spell it as it’s beauty...
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Who Vandalizes Heaven? Iowa’s Field of Dreams Repaired

Did you know that the Field of Dreams farm home and baseball field still exists? It’s a popular tourist destination in Dyersville, Iowa that many continue to visit because of the 1989 movie starring Kevin Costner as Ray Kinsella who hears voices which cause him to build a baseball...
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