Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Take me out to the ball game.............
Lets play ball.......... A perfect fall night for a baseball game, Ada & Donald we're ready for an evening at Fenway Park last night. It didn't matter who the Red Sox were playing, we were just glad to be there. (It turned out to be the Baltimore Orioles.) Cheers from the crowd were loud and non-stop as they showed their enthusiasm for the fast lead and for the guys who had been out of town for much too long. Glad to have them home, the Red Sox did not disappoint. Home runs started in the 1st inning and kept on coming. With a score of 10 to zip, Buckholz pitched a great game. And so did the food vendors. Seems everyone wants to be a pitcher in this park. If you wanted peanuts, or ice cream, you better be able to catch them from 90 yards away. Getting the money to the vendor was another matter.
It's nice to be at the game as you get to hear the National Anthem, see Mike Lynch (Channel 5 sports announcer) do his 6pm sportscast from the field, or join in on the wave and sing to Sweet Caroline in the 8th inning. Of course, we missed Jerry Remy's (Remdog) and Don Orsilo's play by play and silly antics; always an entertaining part of the televised broadcast on NESN, but there's always the 2hour rewind of the game at midnight or the the next afternoon. We can always watch it again and see if they saw the game as we did.
Our tickets were compliments of the Massachusetts Healthcare Connector for an essay that Ada wrote about, "Why she is happy to have healthcare in Massachusetts." Always a favorite topic for her, she could have written a book!