The Ballad of The Oakland Coliseum
The history and present story of a ballpark on its way out “Let me guess … Oakland?” That’s the common response that people give me after they ask me for the current ballpark I have disliked the most. You know, they don’t give me the space to actually give my answer. Automatically they think I’m…
2023: The Advent of Speedball
The pitch clock works. But how is it affecting the experience of attending a game live?
The Old Ballgame: 6/14/04
A little writeup of a game I attended long ago. Monday, June 14, 2004 Reds at Phillies Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA I was stoked for my first visit to Citizens Bank Park. I was back home from college, able to attend a Monday night contest that was previously scheduled for April but postponed due…
Globe Life Field: A Second Look
A search for improvements at the Rangers’ new ballpark Globe Life Field, the new home of the Texas Rangers and the newest major league ballpark in North America, arguably had the most challenging opening of any modern-day facility. It was slated to open its doors on March 23, 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed its…