Monthly Archives: June 2018

Great Baseball Game

Great baseball game this evening at Glenmore Park. The final ended 7-5 for the home team who got an early lead and never gave it up. There was some great offence and good defensive plays throughout. Those are the types … Continue reading

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The Man-Cold…

I had trouble sleeping on Tuesday evening, the dreaded man-cold hit me.  Not just a regular man-cold, this is the summer man-cold – an even worse variety.  It was slow coming on, I had a sore throat and partially lost … Continue reading

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Quick game tonight…

More umpiring tonight. Back at Foothills Stadium, Babe Ruth A League. It was a 5 inning shortened game due to the mercy rule. The pitcher for the winning team threw hard and his opponents weren’t able to get much off … Continue reading

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Another quick weekend…

The weather was excellent today and the baseball diamonds were open again, at least the diamond I was scheduled to umpire on. As of last night and even early today, I didn’t have a partner scheduled. Shortly before I left … Continue reading

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The weekend is here…

I’ve had the last two evenings free, no umpiring on Thursday or Friday. It was a nice, needed break from the action. I’ve umpired more this year than ever before, I’m at the diamond as much as I was when … Continue reading

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First day of summer

Last night I umpired for the 3rd night in a row at Foothills stadium and this was the 7th game in 5 days.  That’s a pretty busy schedule, at least I don’t do any physical work in my job, just … Continue reading

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Let’s just relax, on our new couch…

I umpired last night, that’s no surprise – I seem to umpire most nights.  That’s OK though, for the most part I enjoy it and the extra income is good too.  It was a pretty good game, weather was perfect … Continue reading

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A new couch, how exciting?

Almost four years ago, I bought a large sectional from the Brick.  It was leather and it was on sale.  It was something called bonded leather, I asked the sales rep if it would be good with dogs, he assured … Continue reading

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Busy weekend…

This past weekend flew by, as most weekends do.  I umpired a total of 4 games and did two of them alone so I will get paid for 5 games.  Not a bad weekend, profit-wise.  It was some good ball … Continue reading

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Damn baseballs hitting me…

I umpired tonight, big surprise, I do a lot of that this time of year. I was at New Brighton field, about 40 minutes away from my house. Only one slowdown heading there at 545, rush hour had pretty much … Continue reading

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