At the beginning of this journey, I heard a lot of different things about a bunch of different stadiums. Baseball fans love asking me questions about stadiums they’ve wanted to visit or tell me things about the ones they have. What they really love though is talking about their favorite and least favorite ballparks that … Continue reading Atlanta Braves v. Oakland Athletics 7/1/17 at the Oakland Coliseum
It sure does feel good to be home in Philly! I'm here at Citizens Bank Park to see my World Champion Cubbies take on my hometown Phillies. Because I live in Philly and grew up in Chicago, it's difficult to root against the Phillies so tonight I am just enjoying baseball and doing my thing … Continue reading Chicago Cubs v. Philadelphia Phillies 8/26/17 in Philly!
Stop #17 of my grad research ballpark adventure is here in Atlanta at SunTrust Park. When I had only planned on seeing half the parks this summer, Atlanta was one of the ones I just had to see. I needed to see the newest MLB park because I was so curious what crazy & awesome … Continue reading Atlanta Braves v. Cincinnati Reds 8/20/17 Atlanta, SunTrust Park
I'm here at Tropicana Field in Tampa to see my friends, the Seattle Mariners play the Rays! This stadium is like a graveyard, I've seen more people at a little league game! The so-called "party deck" is even empty! But, I still kinda like it here because of that. Don't get it twisted though, this … Continue reading TB Rays v. Seattle Mariners Tampa 8/18/17
It's me, Andy & I'm here in Miami for game #15! It's hot as balls outside, and I am just soaking in the AC of the dome for the moment! Other than that, I don't have much for you besides this: The stadium is the most empty I've seen a ballpark this soon before a … Continue reading Florida Marlins v. SF Giants, Miami, FL 8/15/17
Houston is hot as hell and muggy too, but the ballpark has a roof and air conditioning! I've only here a few minutes now, but this sure is a pretty stadium! How are there so few people here when the team is playing so well, that, I do not know... Food wise, I'm excited because … Continue reading Houston Astros v. Toronto Blue Jays, Houston, TX 8/4/17
For some people, a baseball field is their happiest place on earth. Whether that be watching a game under the bright lights of Fenway or running around on a grass diamond with some buddies. Baseball is synonymous with America. In fact, we have all heard it referred to as "America's pastime." This summer I embarked … Continue reading The Happiest Place on Earth