Category «Baseball»

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers

The Cleveland Indians farm team, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, plays at Eastwood Field which is an easy 10 minutes from our house. Scrappers games are a fun time, and a more practical way to get our baseball fix, especially mid-week, than driving up to Cleveland. 

What Baseball is All About

Yesterday’s post was about Major League Baseball. We love the Indians, but when it comes down to it, Youth Baseball is where the true fun is: sweaty kids, hot summer days, dust blowing in your face kind of fun. This time of year, ballparks across America are filled with baseball action, and some of the …

The Indians TribeLive Twitter Experience

#TribeLive is a dream-come-true social media experience for Cleveland Indians fans who love to Twitter. Fans are able to apply for the chance to be a guest of the Indians for a game during which their #TribeLive tweets are sent out through the Indians account to over 750,000 Tribe followers. The fan and one guest …

Fan Friendly Game Times

Game times have been a topic of discussion in our house for several years. If they start too early, I don’t see the beginning of the game.  Too late, Don has to get up early the next morning and won’t be able to see the end of the game. We all agree, the end of …

Grilling, Cutting Grass & Soaking up the Sunshine

Living in the moment is sometimes easier said than done. Thousands of self-help gurus have written books and posted videos on the latest trend of not worrying about the future or living in a deep sea of regrets. Just breathe, they say, and pay attention to your breath. Well, if you’re human, you probably have …

Saturday Spitballin’ with Andy: Lou Gehrig Was Right

My blog post is going to be pretty short today, mainly because I have once said what I want to say today. ‘Tis the season for a new beginning, or commencement if you will. It can be scary for some, exciting for some, or just irrelevant for some. This past Saturday was actually my 2nd …

Rose Makes the Wall of Fame

It might not be Cooperstown, but it is another step forward for Pete Rose. The Philadelphia Phillies announced two days ago that Rose will be inducted into their Wall of Fame on August 12th.