The final home game I attended in 2017 was against the team I grew up disliking because they were always a nemesis for the Cubs – the New York Mets. This is not the 1980s and the Cubs were pushing for the playoffs and defeated the Mets this beautiful evening. Continue reading
Is there a better place to be on a beautiful Summer evening in Chicago than Wrigley Field? Yes there is – at Wrigley Field on a beautiful Summer evening when the Cubs win.
We headed to the land of Cheese not for their fantastic Irish Fest – but to watch our Cubs take on the Brewers on a Sunday afternoon. This might have just been the game that propelled the Cubs into the playoffs for the third straight year.
You could not ask for a better weekend of baseball than we had at Pittsburgh in June 2017. Okay, a sweep would have made it a just a little better. Weather was beautiful and the rain waited until we were headed out of town to start on Sunday evening.
The Inaugural Baseball Road Trip took us to Atlanta. This was a trip of firsts and lasts as it was our first official road trip and our last visit to watch the Cubs play at Turner Field. I guess the stadium was just getting too old to play baseball in on a regular basis. I would like to say as a Cubs fan that I can relate to that – I can not. Continue reading
On December 09, 2017 we ventured down to Wrigley Field to see the park at Wrigley decorated for the holidays and to see the construction progress. On this overcast Saturday construction was in full swing and people were out Christmas shopping and skating at the ice-rink. There was even a bar crawl happening with a bunch of people wandering around in their pajamas. Just your typical day in Wrigleyville. Continue reading
It was a beautiful day for baseball but we ended up two hours to the East on the Campus of the University of Notre Dame. These people really know how to throw a party as the University of Notre Dame hosted Temple University. Temple played good football early but the athleticism of Notre Dame soon took over as Notre Dame went onto score the victory 49 to 16.