Vin’s Final Season – First Homestand

  A couple of weeks ago I stated my goal this year was to watch every game and hear every call that Vin Scully broadcasts this season, his 67th behind the microphone for the Dodgers. Sadly, just two weeks into the season, I have to back off that goal a bit, and revise it to…

RubberDucks: A rose by any other name

Since their inception in 1980, the franchise now known as the Akron RubberDucks have gone through no less than 6 name and location changes: Lynn (Massachusetts) Sailors, Vermont Reds, Vermont Mariners, Canton-Akron Indians, Akron Aeros, and currently the Akron RubberDucks. They have changed stadiums and affiliations numerous times, most recently moving from Thurmon Munson Memorial…

Vin Scully – Opening Day

My goal this season for this blog is to post on a more consistent basis. Sadly, I’m not off to a great start. My primary focus of this little blog has been attending minor league games and new stadiums, and try to capture the essence of “real baseball, real close.” I was very fortunate last…