After a rain delayed start, the Goldeyes lost in 13 innings last night to Sioux Falls; you can still relive the excitement of opening night with this blog.
© Chuck Duboff
Opening day for baseball means anticipation for the return of a timeless past time. I could feel the excitement all day yesterday; media outlets had interviews of front office staff and fans. Goldeyes’ bundle of energy, Tara Maslowsky, tweeted early in the morn that it felt like Christmas morning; by 5:46 in the afternoon, I was standing on the concourse of Shaw Park speaking with TV broadcaster Scott Taylor and he put his hand on my shoulder and said: “Chuck, I wish it was 6:46 already, can’t wait for this to get started!!”
The weather was perfect, the field immaculate, the food stands smelled like ballpark food should and the Goldeyes staff once again put on a seamless performance, ending off with spectacular fireworks illuminating the night sky to the music of the Tragically Hip.
Back to baseball; watching batting practice was interesting for a real baseball…
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