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“Every baseball fan I know has a dream road trip. If it weren’t for that blasted job, the doggoned mortgage, the inconvenient family getting in the way, we’d hop in the car and just go, man. Some years it’s just a swing up the Eastern Seaboard to grab four or five parks or so; some years it’s a jaunt west for all Southern California stadiums; some years it’s a trudge through the upper Midwest. But we all want to do it. If real life didn’t keep getting in the way, we all would.
One trip in particular always entices me, right around this time of year. I’ve always wanted to spend the first month of the season, right when baseball is beginning, and hit all 30 stadiums in 30 days. Just a different one each day, knocking them all off, and then returning to the benign normalcy of daily life like nothing happened. I’ve wondered whether it could be done; I’ve wondered if I could get anyone to go with me; I’ve wondered (mostly) how much it would cost.” [Leitch/Sports on Earth] [Read more...]