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Jun 24

Craig’s Stadium Recap: Great American Ballpark

We stopped for the night in a town named Mount Vernon, IL. We drove for quite a while after the Cardinals game because we wanted to stop by Louisville, KY in the morning and visit the Louisville Slugger Museum. We got up in the morning and set our sights on the Bluegrass State. The giant …

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Jun 20

Craig’s Stadium Recap: Wrigley Field

I have always loved the Cubs. That comes from my family having 8 channels when I was a kid. One of them was WGN, which broadcasted almost every Cubs game during the summer. The reason I chose my Cubbies over the home state Brewers was simple: availability. The Cubs were always on TV and an …

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Jun 19

And They’re Off!

Our Road Trip Begins! C-raig and I left Peshtigo approximately 6:00 am to start our American adventure. My sweet mother sent me off right, having waffles and a homemade smoothie ready for me bright and early (well it was a gloomy morning). Our vehicle taking us on this excursion is C-raig’s Grandmas dead cousin’s 2004 …

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Jun 11

Craig’s First Post: Let’s Go!!!

Baseball has always been referred as ‘timeless’ sport. The game has changed so little over the span of 150 years. Throwing a no-hitter means just as much today as it did 60 years ago. Fans are equally as excited by the home run today as when Babe Ruth revolutionized the sport with his unprecedented power …

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May 29

2011 Baseball Vacation Tour

Want to see D.Foch and C-raig during June/July? Too bad. Cause we ain’t gonna be around. But if you are in any of these cities on these dates hit us up. 14 stadiums in 20 days, seeing 20 Major League Teams.           June 16 – Chicago, IL / Wrigley Field June …

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May 29

Game 4: Cliffhangers(1-2) @ Maniacs(2-1)

Starting Lineups: Maniacs Furcal ss Pedroia 2b Pujols 1b Choo cf Rasmus lf Ross c Wright 3b Swisher rf Garcia p Cliffhangers Carroll ss Weeks 2b Hamilton cf Morneau 1b Betemit lf Stewart 3b Crawford rf Doumit c Garland p Results: Cliffhangers defeat Manics 11-3 on 7 unearned runs and “Judy” Garland’s CG. W-Garland L-Garcia …

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May 29

Game 3: Cliffhangers(1-1) @ Maniacs(1-1)

Starting Lineups: Maniacs Furcal ss Pedroia 2b Pujols 1b Choo cf Rasmus lf Ross c Wright 3b Swisher rf E. Santana p Cliffhangers Carroll ss Weeks 2b Hamilton cf Morneau 1b Soto c Betemit lf Stewart 3b Crawford rf Billingsly p Results – Maniacs defeat Cliffhangers 7-3 W-Santana L-Billingsly highlighted by Maniac pitchers fanning 16 …

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May 29

Game 2: Maniacs(1-0) @ Cliffhangers(0-1)

Starting Lineups: Maniacs Furcal ss Pedroia 2b Pujols 1b Choo cf Rasmus lf Ross c Wright 3b Swisher rf Hanson p Cliffhangers Carroll ss Weeks 2b Hamilton cf Morneau 1b Soto c Betemit lf Stewart 3b Crawford rf Cueto p Results. Cliffhangers defeat Maniacs 6-1  Highlighted by Cueto’s 2-Hitter. W-Cueto  L-Hanson COL Home Runs – …

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May 29

Game 1: Maniacs at Cliffhangers

Starting Lineups: Maniacs Furcal ss Pedroia 2b Pujols 1b Choo cf Rasmus lf Ross c Wright 3b Swisher rf Buchholz p Cliffhangers Carroll ss Weeks 2b Hamilton cf Morneau 1b Soto c Betemit lf Stewart 3b Crawford rf Cahill p Game Recap. Maniacs defeat Cliffhangers 9-3. W-Buchholz L-Cahill MIL Home Runs – Rasmus(1), Ross(1), Wright(1) …

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