Petco Park: San Diego Padres

Our first major league ballpark and our longest drive came on Monday as we beat the rush out of Los Angeles and drove down the coast to San Diego! But First...Beer (and other things)         After stopping by the team store and grabbing some pancakes, we went exploring in San Diego. History... Continue Reading →

The Diamond: Lake Elsinore Storm

For our only day game of the tour, we hopped into the car and drove south into the desert to visit the Lake Elsinore Storm at the Diamond! But First...Beer! We were the first ones in the door at noon when the Craft Brewing Company opened its doors. Like No Clue in Rancho Cucamonga, Craft... Continue Reading →

Ballpark Preview: Petco Park

For the third stop on our California ballpark tour, Scott and I will be visiting San Diego. Cue your Ron Burgandy quotes now: The San Diego Padres moved into Petco Park, a $411 million, 42,000 person stadium in 2004. Petco Park was built in the new vein of ballparks that came from the mold of... Continue Reading →

Ballpark Tour Preview: The Diamond

Happy Friday everyone! Time to take a look at the next ballpark in our summer ballpark tour: Pete Lehr Field, better known as The Diamond, home of the Lake Elsinore Storm! The Team The Lake Elsinore Storm originally formed as the Redwood Pioneers in 1980, and played their games in Rohnert Park north of San... Continue Reading →

The Standing Room Only Ballpark Tour, 2018

The motto of our blog is "Ballparks, Beer, and a Whole Lot of Baseball." Over the winter, we've been focused on two of the three. Oh, sure, we've been drinking a lot of beer--just listen to the drunken ramblings on our podcasts--and we've been closely following the baseball action on and off the field, from... Continue Reading →

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