Spring Training 2009 : Braves vs Phillies

With the 2009 baseball season officially underway those lazy days of spring training are already fading into fuzzy memories, so let’s take a moment to look back at a great trip down to see the Braves play the Phillies at Disney’s Wonderful World of Sports.

Celebrating Celebration

On the weekend of March 7th I traveled down to Orlando, Florida, to see the Atlanta Braves play the Philadelphia Phillies during Spring Training. My travel package included housing in the iconic New Urbanist community of Celebration, which was developed by The Walt Disney Company in the early 1990s. While the video documentary featured here is a good primer for anyone considering taking up Continue reading Celebrating Celebration

Chipper Jones’ 400th Career Homerun

Thanks to my friends Chele and Kevin “Captain Danger” Snow, I was witness to Chipper Jones’ 400th career homerun this past Thursday night at Turner Field, near downtown Atlanta. The sad part is, I didn’t realize that Chipper was up for his 400th HR, so I didn’t get my camera out until he was around 3rd base, headed for home.

And while it has nothing to do with this post, I’d like to remind you that today marks the anniversary of D-Day.