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Happy 100th, Fenway Park

Dad, sis and me I’ve been to Fenway Park several times over the years (seeing the Yankees twice, once more than I’ve seen the Red Sox in the Bronx), but the first trip wasn’t for a game. My family stopped to visit my mom’s cousin in Arlington, Mass., on our way up to Maine (our

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Ballpark landscapes

While looking through my baseball photos on Flickr the other night, it hit me just how many times I’ve been fortunate to see a brilliant sunset while at the ballpark. So, hey, the natural thing is a post about it, right!? Of course. YOGI BERRA STADIUM This was the first one, in 1999 — and

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Orange you glad they’re not black?

I’ve come to enjoy Bethany Heck’s Eephus League site since she was featured on Uni Watch a few weeks ago (and not just because she gave me a nice plug). There’s a lot of cool stuff there, so it’s worth a look around. I learned something in an interesting post on Monday: The Mets’ ballpark

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The breezy comfort of a Midwestern, Rust Belt summer evening

This is the problem with having a blog but not being diligent about updating it through the season. I’ll start a post but then get distracted or bored or tired and will leave it for later. And then it will completely slip my mind, and “later” is then defined as “months after I started.” So

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Mets moniker madness

The Mets open their new ballpark tonight, and Mom and I plan to be there a few hours early to enjoy the place in its bunting-adorned glory. This is the new beginning. The old, multi-purpose stadium is gone, the rubble — I expect — cleared away and the parking lot paved. The subway stop has

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