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A Scout of Greatness: Mel Didier [Video Tribute]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

It's October 15, 2017 at Dodger Stadium and Los Angeles's Justin Turner has just hit a walk off home run against the Chicago Cubs to send them to the World Series.

Rewind 29 years, and it's 1988 at Dodger Stadium and Kirk Gibson has just hit a walk off home run against the Oakland A's Dennis Eckersley, on a 3-2 count slider. When you watch the replay of this moment, it's looks as if Gibson knew what was coming...and you know what? He did, thanks to Mel Didier. 

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Topics: Baseball, Major League Baseball, MLB, Mel Didier

How to Create the Perfect Father's Day at the Ballpark

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM

It's time to take dear old dad to the ballgame. We've got some stellar reasons why the ballpark is the perfect place to spend Father's day with your ole' man. 

So grab your mitt, Trout net, and hat and show your dad a great time with these keen ideas for spending an afternoon with the guy who taught you how to play ball.

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Topics: Major League Baseball, Ballpark, MLB, Father's Day Gift, Baseball Stadium, Father's Day

The Ultimate List of Baseball Music for the Ballpark [Playlist Included]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Feb 10, 2016 12:05:30 PM

 

When I think back on my childhood, I remember it spent at the ballpark. And I can remember my first Major League game like it was yesterday.

And the baseball music that accompanied so many of these moments.

But what I loved the most, were the sounds I heard. The crack of the bat. The thump of a strike. The roar of a sea of people. The boos. The ump's call: strike three. The silence before the pivotal moment.

That is what we want to talk about in today's blog: BASEBALL MUSIC. The musical notes that take us right back to the ballpark.

Read on to hear the songs of baseball that mark the times. And your childhood.

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Topics: Baseball, FungoMan, Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Music, Baseball music, Major League Baseball, Yankees, Ballpark, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburg Pirates, Houston Astros

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