Sports

Stadium Bucket List, Dodgers Stadium At Chavez Ravine

Dodgers Stadium is a great “old style” stadium. No, not a new stadium made to look old. An actual old stadium.

It’s one of the stadiums high on my list of places I want to visit because of the history there. I see the grainy footage of Gibson calling his shot from almost 30 years ago frequently on TV, and I’ve always wanted to see the stadium for myself.

Baseball lovers absolutely need to catch a game at Chavez Ravine.

One Final Night Of Magic

Quick disclaimer for those who enjoy reading about travel on these pages. This post is certainly not about travel (well, technically I did ultimately travel for this event). So, I won’t begrudge you if you turn the figurative page. But, if you decide to hang around for a bit, I hope you’ll leave with a smile. This story starts and ends in the Bronx. I don’t have an exact start date, though I need to figure that out at some point. I’ll say it was 1980, in the summer. My […]

But Did He Earn Miles? New Yankees Pitcher Charters 787 From Japan to JFK For Press Conference

Best Story Of The Year, So Far. Well, for me at least. The Yankees signed a super stud pitcher from Japan to bolster our bullpen rotation for the upcoming season.  As a diehard Yankees fan, I was super pumped.  As a diehard travel geek and self-avowed 787 fan, I absolutely love how he got there. For a mere $200,000, he chartered a 787 from Tokyo to JFK for his debut in Yankee pinstripes: Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with the New York Yankees last month, didn’t […]