The final (photos) installment from my Spring Training trip this year…will try to get some additional video up soon. Click on Heidi to see the set. The good weather continued for our final day in the Fort. Again, it’s a bit early for much in the way of news. The Sox won in dramatic walk-off [...]
Entries from March 12th, 2010
March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · 2004, Heidi Watney, Josh Beckett, Spring Training
March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · 2004, New York Yankees, Spring Training, Twins
More photos from Day 3 of the trip (click the photo to see the entire set on flickr), this time from the *gack* defending world champion New York Yankees’ trip to Hammond Stadium to play the Twins. It was a beautiful day, finally seasonably warm after an extended cold snap (for Florida). Hammond stadium also [...]
March 10th, 2010 · No Comments · 2004, Nomar
When I learned Nomar was signing a one-day contract with the Sox so he could retire as a Sox player, I was suddenly flooded with great memories. Remember his 30th birthday on July 23rd, 2002, when he hit 3 home runs against Tampa? That’s a highlight for me. Remember 2003 when he was struggling in [...]
March 9th, 2010 · No Comments · 2004, Uncategorized
Back in Boston after an abbreviated (and earlier than usual) trip this year down to Spring Training. During the trip I was hit by a pretty nasty stomach virus, but didn’t miss a game. It did cause some setbacks on the blogging front, but hey, I’m sure our loyal reader(s) is/are happy for whatever they [...]
March 6th, 2010 · No Comments · 2004, Spring Training
My Dad, a 10 year veteran of the Grapefruit League baseball shares tips for those of you planning to make the trip this year or in the future. He’s a natural vlogger!
March 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · 2004, Uncategorized
A tour of Hammond Stadium, Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins, plus some interviews with fans at the game. I also have a reality check for the people who run the concessions at Fenway…there’s a right way and a wrong way to serve relish. You’re doing it the wrong way. Also uploaded a ton [...]
March 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · 2004, Bars, Red Sox, Restaurants, Spring Training
If you’re planning to go down to Fort Myers to catch a few spring training games, you owe it to yourself to head down the Tamiami Trail (Route 41) about 30 minutes south from City of Palms Park to check out Lansdowne Street, what must surely be THE most authentic Red Sox bar in Florida.