Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Tickets! Tickets!

A ticket buyer, by the drivers door, from Pennsylvania and a ticket scalper, crossing by the rear bumper have to run and get into the buyers pickup to avoid a player bus which turned onto Beltrees Ave. in Dunedin.  The bus had to stop because of the ticket buyer parking on Beltrees and blocking traffic […]

Few Fans Waiting to Enter TD Ballpark When the Gates Opened for the Yankees-Blue Jays Game 4-13-21

He’s Fired

DUNEDIN, Fla.–Former Blue Jays security guard Michael Hanley (pictured) was fired by Blue Jays security staff Monday night April 12th after crossing the street (Douglas Ave.) in Dunedin from TD Ballpark and threatening residents.  Deputies from the Pinellas County Sheriffs office tried on numerous occasions to calm Hanley down but he kept his actions up.  […]

Local Staffers get the Canadian Boot

DUNEDIN, FLA.–With major league baseball regular season games coming to Dunedin on April 8th when the Toronto Blue Jays host the California Angels reconstruction is being done on TD Ballpark to make it a bit like the Rogers Center.     According to sources all local advertising is being removed and that from the Rogers Center […]

Eddie’s Night at the Park

The Baltimore Orioles had thirteen hits to plate eleven runs to outlast the Pittdsburgh Pirates in Bradenton Friday evening by a score of 11-9. It was great to have our own Eddie Michels out at the ballpark to bring us his stellar photos. Five O’s had two hits a piece including homers by Trey Mancini […]

Paddy’s Day Slug Fest

It was a rough St. Patrick’s Day on the hill for Pirates starter Mitch Keller.  The Tampa Bay Rays jumped on Keller to start the game with the first three Rays batters reaching.  Austin Meadows lead-off with a single then swiped second.  A walked to Manuel Margot was followed by a double by Joey Wendle […]

Alford back in Action Today

After taking a pitch on the wrist on Saturday Anthony Alford took BP on Wednesday in preparation for his first game back.    The Pirates picked Alford up on waivers from the Blue Jays last August and he said of his leaving the Blue Jays, “It’s park of the business.”  As to his looking back […]

Ted Left Outside

Not allowed into TD Ballpark on Tuesday the 9th before the Phillies at Blue Jays spring training game the Ted Williams Museum set up their display across the street at VFW Post 2550.  The Ted Williams Museum has also a special for Phillies fans scheduled for March 21st at Ruth Eckerd Hall a 7:30 pm […]

A no Earned Run Loss

One year ago on this day the Pirates and Blue Jays played as well but then it would be the last spring game of 2020 and the season was cancelled, you know, due to the situation. After Buccos starter Chase DeJong cruised through the first three Jays hitters for a 1-2-3 inning this afternoon, Pirates […]

Rheal Cormier Passed too soon but will Always be Remembered

Rheal Comier passed away this past Monday March 8th due to cancer. He was 53. Cormier had a stellar pitching career in MLB spanning 16 seasons with five different clubs, St. Louis, Boston, Montreal, Philadelphia and Cincinnati. Comier was 71-64 lifetime in MLB with a 4.03 ERA hi-lighted by the amazing 2003 season with the […]