I Can Smell The Grass!!

Just when I thought it wasn’t possible, today I’m a bigger baseball fan than ever! Ok, so it’s because I gained 30 pounds during the off season, but still…

Major league baseball is just a week from today! The smell of the freshly cut grass! Hot dogs! Nachos! Beer! The Crack of the bat! Juicing! I will experience all of that on opening day because I’ll be watching the game on my couch with the back door open after I mow the lawn.

There is no Big League franchise in the state where I live. What was I thinking when I moved here? I lived in Monterey, California, very close to one of my two favorite teams, The San Francisco Giants and The Detroit Tigers. But, no matter, it is what it is, as they say.

Besides, we do have two minor league teams here, the Salt Lake Bees and the Ogden Raptors. The Raptors stadium is only about ten minutes from here so I do get to see some games. At this point in my life, as much as I would love to see a Tigers game in Detroit, I try to get out to watch ANY game. Minor league, high school, junior high – any game.

I love baseball more than Donald Trump loves to Tweet. That gives you some perspective. I will watch as many games as possible without getting a divorce. I’ll walk right up to the line without crossing it. I’ll know how close I’m getting by ‘The Look’ that strikes fear in husbands everywhere. Now, if I can just convince her to move to Detroit or San Francisco…

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One thought on “I Can Smell The Grass!!

  1. A Brit should never comment on baseball, other to applaud some spectacular hit or catch, otherwise we just sound all kinds of stupid.
    Long may Baseball be part of the USA

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