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[1 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Handicapped Seating (with a Baby) at U.S. Cellular Field

Dylan and I were once again home together on a Sunday with the Ultimate Sports Wife still working on her dissertation. So rather than sit at home all day, I put him in the car and drove to U.S. Cellular Field for the afternoon game.
We paid $23 to park in the parking lot which is much easier than putting him in the stroller and taking the train to the Southside.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
I ended up buying a lower level seat for $20. The seat was in section 122, row 14.

Handicapped …

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

It was a night off for everyone. Nicole was on campus continuing to work on her dissertation, so we had Nicole’s cousin over to watch Dylan on Friday night. Thus, with the wife busy and the baby watched, I could do whatever I wanted. Since I am pretty one dimensional in my leisure time, I was off to the Chicago White Sox game.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
I took the train to U.S. Cellular Field and bought a $42 face value ticket for $10. It was more difficult than usual to buy …

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[7 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
White Sox Home Opener vs. Rays

After attending six straight Cubs games, it was time for the White Sox home opener. The game was scheduled for 1:10 pm this afternoon. Also, I am flying to San Francisco tonight as I wait at the airport. I scheduled my flight for Thursday night, so 1) I could make both the White Sox home opener and the Giants home opener on Friday afternoon and 2) that Dylan would sleep on the plane.
My planning was perfect. The only problem was how to attend the White Sox home opener and get …

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[3 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

I was on my own with the Ultimate Sports Baby on Sunday. Guess I should have figured that after spending Friday night in Minneapolis and flying back to Chicago Saturday evening. Thus, we were off to the Chicago White Sox game on the final day of MLB’s regular season. I arrived at the ballpark early this time, in order to avoid the disaster that occurred on August 29 when the New York Yankees were in town. As soon as we parked there was a scalper selling tickets. I offered him …

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[29 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Two years ago I wrote that I should never drive to U.S. Cellular Field if the game is sold out. Today, I forgot about that advice since I thought I had to drive as I was going to the game with the Ultimate Sports Baby. I knew the New York Yankees were in town and I have been to Yankees games at U.S. Cellular Field in the past but they were on a Tuesday night and Thursday afternoon – not a Sunday afternoon – and not when Frank Thomas’ jersey …

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[31 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Reverend Jesse Jackson at U.S. Cellular Field

It’s not every game that you run into someone famous walking the concourse of a ballpark. Last night as I was walking from home plate to right field along the 100-level concourse of U.S. Cellular Field, I noticed the Reverend Jesse Jackson walking towards me. I asked if I could take a picture with him and he replied as long as that baby is included. And, of course, the Ultimate Sports Baby would always be included in a picture like that.

My timing needed to be perfect in order to walk …

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[14 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Stanley Cup, Double No-Hitters and a Near Foul Ball

Last night was the 888th regular season MLB game I have attended since 1990. And, it may have been one of the most memorable I have ever attended. The combination of the Blackhawks carrying the Stanley Cup around Wrigley Field, double no-hitters lasting for 6.5 innings for the first time since July 13, 1980 and a near foul ball made for an incredible evening.
Pre Game Ceremony
Before the game, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Stanley Cup were supposed to be a Rockit Bar & Grill. However, when we arrived at 6:30 …

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[12 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Crosstown Cup Disappointment: White Sox at Cubs

Today was a day of firsts (all bad) for Wrigley Field. First, the controversial Toyota sign was finally erected over the left field bleachers – this can be argued to its benefit. Second, the Cubs are now playing songs as players walk to the plate – a terrible idea and should never occur at Wrigley Field. Third, this was the first game of the inaugural Crosstown Cup. Whichever team wins more games between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox claims the cup until the next season.

The fourth was just …

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[10 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Chicago Midway to U.S. Cellular Field: Tigers at White Sox

Landing at Chicago’s Midway Airport and want to go to the Chicago White Sox game immediately? The drive should take you about 20 minutes. This was the case on Thursday afternoon as my Dad flew in from San Francisco and was scheduled to land at 1:00 pm. The White Sox game was scheduled to start at 1:05 pm so the race was on. However, my Dad did not land until 1:20 pm but since he did not check bags he was in the car before 1:30 pm.
As we exited the …

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[10 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

I had a dilemma tonight. Two of my friends were in from Los Angeles for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) conference. Their activity for the evening was to attend the Chicago White Sox game. But, the game started at the same time the Chicago Blackhawks were playing Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Philadelphia.
My solution was to attend the White Sox game, but watch the Stanley Cup Finals from the Bullpen Sports Bar down the right field line. The bar is a regular sports bar where you …