August 10, 2004

Doubleheader with the AAA Norfolk Tides

POST #    1211

Saturday night, I took the chance to catch a Norfolk Tides game while I was in southern Virginia. Naturally, it was a great time. The Tides played a doubleheader with the Louisville Bats (I suppose they would be sued if they were the Sluggers). Unfortunately, the Mets called David Wright late last month, so I didn't get to see the phenom from five rows back.

This is my first "real" experience with minor league baseball, because for some reason, the Brooklyn Cyclones don't feel that minor league. Everything at Harbor Park seemed cheaper and had that small town, small team feel. While I initially thought the beers were the same cost as the bigs, it turned out that a 32 oz. beer was only $6.

There were also things like fried dough, pretzels that were warmed on a grill and then dipped in cheese, and fried twinkies. Much like the Mets, the Tides went on to split the games.

- Panorama of Harbor Park

Posted by tien mao in Sports at 8:35 AM

 

 

Giant moth?

Posted by: Ragna at August 10, 2004 10:21 AM

yeah, i think that's what it was.

Posted by: tien at August 10, 2004 10:49 AM

Tien, the picture of you in the hat is just too cute. ohhhh so cute, ahh look at the wee Tien. Did you wear braces?

Posted by: Christiona at August 10, 2004 11:07 AM

What the weiner like product? The roll looks good.

Posted by: la depressionada at August 10, 2004 12:31 PM

Xtiona is on the right track with "wee": You look like a leprechan, dude.

Posted by: Adam at August 10, 2004 3:21 PM

Are you wearing a regulation sized helmet?

Posted by: joe s at August 10, 2004 4:48 PM

Oh my god -- fried twinkies. Did you eat one?

Posted by: Laren at August 10, 2004 5:53 PM

i'm scared to imagine what that tiny had would look like on my ginormous head. for reference: http://broken.typepad.com/b/2003/10/burrito_claim.html

Posted by: dragonballyee at August 10, 2004 6:38 PM

i did not try the twinkie. i had funnel cake instead.

and that helmet used to contain fries.

Posted by: tien at August 11, 2004 10:02 AM

someone has a crush on coney island.

Posted by: janelle at August 12, 2004 9:43 PM

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