A look at that Royals' second half of the season
With the first half of the season over and the midsummer classic completed, it brings up a thought: the All-Star game doesn’t mean anything, so does it matter? From 2003 until this year, the All-Star game decided home field advantage for the World Series. Prior to that, home field advantage alternated each year between the … Continue reading The All-Star Game Doesn’t Matter?
I recently read a great piece in The New York Times by Ken Belson called What $1.2 Billion Buys in Miami: For Baseball, a Major Distraction. In the article, Belson describes the situation around the Marlins’ sale, stadium, and future. The All-Star Game is being hosted in Miami and therefore it is a perfect time … Continue reading The Marlins for Miami
Last weekend I visited family in Kansas City and stopped by Kauffman Stadium. It is one of my favorite stadiums to visit (besides for the obvious reason of being a Royals fan), because is great for all ages. Here’s why: There isn’t a bad seat in the place The stadium seats around 38,000 people. Much … Continue reading BBQ and Baseball
My senior year of college I wrote my honors Anthropology thesis (a whopping 70+ pages) on baseball. One of the most interesting facts I discovered was something I was not expecting. The origin of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” Sure enough, everyone knows the chorus to this unofficial anthem of baseball, but do … Continue reading The Real Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Father’s day seems a very appropriate day to publish my first post. For me, and I think for many young girls and boys, I thank my father for the joy of baseball. I do not believe I would be the same kind of passionate fan I am today if it weren’t for my dad. Every … Continue reading Fathers and Daughters