Tag Archives: Baseball

Is this really everyone’s game?

As I traveled throughout Florida for my Grapefruit league coverage, I noticed one overwhelming commonality throughout every game I attended: the amount of persons of color is distressingly low. For a sport that features a diverse player base, why was the fanbase so dominated by only white people? I interviewed …

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Harrison Bader on his time as a Gator and beyond

Cardinals center-fielder and Florida Gator baseball alum Harrison Bader has put together three great seasons with St. Louis. The Cardinals were in the NLCS last year but were eliminated by the Nationals. Bader and the Cardinals will look to take the next step this year, get to the World Series …

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TigerTown USA

Thousands of fans sporting Navy Blue and orange filed into Joker Marchant Stadium for the 86th season of Detroit Tiger Spring Training. Home of the ballpark is Lakeland, FL. or better wise known as TigerTown USA. The Tigers have been holding Spring Training in Lakeland since 1934, and moved to …

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A ballpark with a distracting menu

Spectrum Field, located in Clearwater, Florida, is home to the Phillies during Spring Training and the Clearwater Threshers during the regular season. Not only is the stadium known for hosting baseball games, but they also have a variety of outstanding food. Ranked No. 2 ballpark in Florida USA Today has …

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Fans Follow the Mets to Watch Tebow

Tebow Mania is still going strong in Florida since the Mets organization wittingly employed Tim Tebow to play baseball for them in Spring Training. Fans come from all over the state and country to see the baseball phenom play. Even though they run the risk that he may not play; …

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The Costanza Legacy

George Costanza might have never actually worked for the Yankees, but Vinny Costanza is carrying on the Costanza legacy well. The 99-year-old has worked as an usher for 15 spring training seasons with the Yankees organization. “People kid me because George Costanza is supposed to work for the Yankees, but …

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George M. Steinbrenner Field: Old and New Traditions

When it comes to baseball, all stadiums share the love of the game but each one has a different atmosphere. When you walk into the recently renovated George M. Steinbrenner Field, you get a sense of the Yankees pride that runs through the facility. The pride of the Yankees franchise …

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