Category Archives: Baseball

Stories about Stuff #5 — Glenn Beckert Baseball Card

I saw this morning that Glenn Beckert has died. He was 79 years old. Beckert had been the Cubs second baseman for two years when, in 1967, I was gripped by a passion for baseball and for the Chicago Cubs. … Continue reading

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Mets vs. Rockies — Coors Field

On a beautiful evening after a long and uneventful day of birding, Nate and I wandered over to Coors Field to see a Rockies Game. We parked in a sketchy dirt lot under a highway ramp for $20 and hid … Continue reading

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Padres vs. Rockies — Coors Field

My coworker Guy offered us these tickets on Thursday, and we immediately accepted. It took us two hours to drive to Coors Field through Friday rush-hour traffic. We paid $30 to park a block away and another $28 for a … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Vibes vs. Ogden Raptors

We didn’t see fireworks on the 4th, and Sally needed her fix, so we went to a Friday night Vibes game. We got seats just down the third-base line, which gave us a great angle on the game but also … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Vibes vs. Billings Mustangs

The AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox have taken off for greener pastures, or at least for pastures where it doesn’t storm every evening and the ball doesn’t travel ridiculously far. In their place, Colorado Springs is now home to a … Continue reading

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