In honor of my Niece 9 and nephew 4 visting grandma grandpa and uncle Greg’s house , and me going to the Wenesday reds game with my best friend since I was 8 Andy, I decided to do a kids week . I ‘m doing my best to make my little sister kids Reds fans but my Angels fan of a sis is resisting my eforts
trivia for kids
What color is gapper (or monster in picture etc.)?
for the 9yos
to figure out batting avg you take the number of hits and divide the times at bat so if a batter has 3 hits in 10 at bats his average is?
.300(grownup might want to explain that in the world of baseball batting averages decimal points are ignored and number said as whole number
Ryan Freel was one of my favorite Reds. He played hard with no reguard for his own body. Sadly, the many times he went head first into walls ,bases, and dugouts caused brain injuries which lead to him taking his own life. This yahoo article explains Patrick simple but challenagning mission to give his 3 grandaugthers something to remember ther dad by. I hope to help by get the word out and taking time to search through my own loose cards to see how many of Ryan’s cards I can find to send to Patrick
to my mom for letting me watch a good chunck of my free 1 day mlb .tv prize on her laptop twith a good battery outside
The d’backs and phills for wearing throwback unis
frontier for giving me ok internet to do it
mlb for having great games and for most part good broadcasters on the calls
that epic in miami was something i spend most of time watching that one A lot fan are ticked that the multi game viewing they thought they were getting has been a victim of some kind of software clinch that mlb has been slow to fix so Ionly got small dose of the phils and rox The 80s thowback philldepia made think of Hary kalas
nick casteio did not get a hit today
we strat our tv with Giants having breakfast with the Marlins
in 1947 the NY Giants televised games on wnbt frankie frinsch and steve elis in tv and radio booths
in 1958 the move west meant that russ hodges moved with the team from ny to be joined by lon simmons in ktvu booth in san fran.
in 1993 the marlins broadcasted on sunshine network and wbfs with the late gary carter and jay randuloph
Last night i had plan to do a blog saying how Giants’ an other west coast fans have it far worse following their team on road teams than east and midwestern fan bases have on the west coast. that post did not get written due to stroms around my house and other difficulties but Brandon crawford got a hit which gives me a 5 game streak and free one day subcription to Mlb.tv. Baseball on tv has come along way since the first televised ball game in Mlb history 8/26/1939 I found a list of mlb tv milestones on wikapedia Today if i have a good ineternet conection i will able to watch multiple games at once on my or mom’s laptop (both or signed on one although i will not be abled to use both) Now a fan can through Mlb.tv and whatever regional sports broadcasters he has all MlB games are available for view at the fan’s lesuire( mlb.tv has blackout re striction but alot of broadcasters are giving folks a chance to steam games through thier apps .) when was a kid i was luck if i could pick up a Reds road trip and the nbc game of week. dish provides me with daily dose of mulitple game reds cubs whitesox mlb network) but my poor intenet makes me relizes through no fault of its own Mlb.tv depends on the quality of internet connection a person has