Brad stuffing his
The beginning of the game
The fountains they shoot off at the beginning of the game
Someone hitting- can't tell you who because I have no clue. I'm not that into baseball.
Here's when the Tigers coach got ejected from the game. He's the guy furthest to the left. The other two men are the 1st and 2nd base umps. The 1st base ump is in the motion of ejecting him. Believe me, it was the most exciting moment in the entire game. The crowd was up on their feet yelling and cheering the coach on. When the coach got ejected, the crowd went wild!!! It was so funny!!!
It was unbelieveably hot today. There was not a cloud in the sky and the sun was on us the entire time. There were a few times when I had to go to the hallway just to get a break from the sun. We got frozen lemonade to help keep us cool. It really helped.
Besides the Tigers winning (4-2), there were a few other highlights we had from the game.
1. Right after Brad made the statement that he really wanted to see a homerun, the very next hit was a homer but one of the Tigers players.
2. We got to see those cool jets that the military fly. They flew over the stadium twice which was really cool. We think they were in Detroit for the Grand Prix races that were going on today as well. It was a nice treat for us though.
3. We almost caught a ball!!! You wouldn't think that a ball would come up to the upper level right behind home plate, but actually 2 did and one was exactly right in front of us just 3 rows up. If it would have been a little harder, it would have honestly hit Brad or me on the head!! It was pretty cool though!
4. We didn't have to pay for parking. Everywhere around the stadium you have to pay to park. Well, we got off at this different exit and went down this side street (we honestly had no idea where we were going, but we could see the stadium, so we kept heading that way) and found a parking area where they don't charge you to park. Plus, it was only 2 blocks from the stadium. So, we were super happy to save $10!!
Although we both got burnt, we sweated up the wahzoo, and neither one of us is that into baseball, we still had a lot of fun! It was a great day!! Thanks Grandpa and Grandma!!!
On a side note-today was Brad's grandma's birthday (the grandma who gave us the tickets). We weren't able to celebrate with her because they had the little party while we were at the game. She was born in 1930!!! We looked up the price of things in 1930 and compared them to today. It's amazing how little stuff cost back then. 10 cents for a gallon of gas, $ 7,000 for a brand new home, 9 cents for a loaf of bread... Wouldn't it be nice to have those kind of prices today?
Happy Birthday Grandma!