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Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Memphis Redbirds

Let’s review. We had tickets to a Sky Sox vs. Iowa Cubs game earlier in the season. It was cancelled due to rain. I traded our rain checks for tickets to a double-header against Iowa the next night. Both games … Continue reading

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My Sole Journey into Poetry

I’m no poet. But once, for reasons I can’t recall, I was inspired to write a poem—about the 1987 MLB All-Star Game.  The game went into the 13th inning with no score. The National League finally crossed the plate twice … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Tacoma Rainiers

Perseverance pays off. Our two previous attempts to see a Sky Sox game were unsuccessful—the first because of rain, the second because the field was in bad shape from rain the night before. As we walked out of the park … Continue reading

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The Game that Wasn’t

When we moved to Colorado Springs, I found out that the city is home to a Triple-A baseball team, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. They’re affiliated with the Milwaukee Brewers. I’d never been to a Triple-A game, and of course … Continue reading

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