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Tell us your favorite story from being at a baseball game.

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It is Friday again and that means FanPost time. I’ve missed a couple, maybe it has something to do with watching bad baseball and drinking afterwards.

I suggest a topic and you write up a FanPost on that topic or perhaps just use the topic as a jumping off point for whatever you want to write.

Today’s topic: Give us your best story from being at a game.

Me? Well, I like to talk to people at games. Once watching an Angels game in Anaheim there was rather loud, older Yankee fan sitting near us. I talked to him for a bit and he told how his dad took him to games and he saw Joe Dimaggio and the other greats. At a Triple-A game I talked to a fellow who was at the All Star game in Detroit in 1971 where Reggie Jackson hit a monster home run shot hit a transformer on a light stand on top of the right field stands roof.

My favorite story, that I've told too often on here but will again, cause I like it.

On our honeymoon my wife and I went to a number of baseball games (now that is a perfect wife, it’s obvious why we've been married so long, and it's got nothing to do with me being of any value, it's all her). We went to a couple of games at Dodger Stadium with the Expos. The first game we sat in good seats. Weirdest thing, to me, was everyone listening to Vin Scully on their radios. It made it sound like Scully was coming out of the PA system.

The second game we were up in the nose bleeds (and everyone had the Mexican version of Vin on their radios). My wife was sitting beside a little Mexican boy and his dad. The Expos didn't have a very good game, but we finally scored in the 5th and my wife cheered. The little boy asked my wife why and she said 'we are Canadian'. The little boy spoke to his dad for a moment and then he and his dad changed seats so the dad was now sitting beside my wife.

I don't know what Canadian meant to them, but I'm pretty sure they thought it was contagious.


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