At the Old Ball Game

At the Old Ball Game

My list of ballparks is somewhat extensive for a few reasons: my broadcasting career netted me occasional press seats; my recent medical software marketing position required travel with many evenings free; and, one of my best friends (whom I met while we were playing...

Lots to Celebrate

Thursday, June 5, 2014Let’s begin by looking backward. This week marks the one-year anniversary of our Ultimate “Ultimate” Baseball Trip. Mitch Mansfield and I trek 2,500 miles to witness nine baseball games (all in different parks) in eight days. If...

Head East – All I-70 All the Time

Saturday, June¬†8 – UBT Day¬†EightYou know what they say about Ohio. It’s high in the middle and wide on both ends.I have family in the Dayton area so I’m familiar with just how wide. Plus, a couple of our UBT trips have covered nearly every...

“Everyone Knows It’s Indy”

Friday, June 7 – UBT Day SevenGetting on the road in St. Louis, we take a slight detour to grab a sandwich at a place recommended to us by a friend of Mitch. As we roll by shortly after 11 AM, there’s a line out the door of the small city establishment....

Day Four – Game 1

As you walk in to Werner Park, you notice a wide open concourse behind the stands. It curves behind home plate and up both base lines. Nothing unusual about that, except it’s really wide, which is convenient. Plus, there’s nothing overhead, so you see...

More Fargo Treasures

As much as we enjoy baseball on UBT, we relish the opportunity to talk with folks along the way. Dawn Morton, a Redhawks usherette for 17 of the team’s 18 years in Fargo-Moorhead, asks us about our trip along the third base concourse.Dawn traveled east to...