Friday, February 15, 2008

Hope Springs Eternal!

Not sure how I missed this, but the Mariners pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona yesterday. It is a sure sign that spring is on its way in what looks to be a fun season for the Hometown 9. Especially exciting is the new one-two punch of Felix Hernandez and Eric Bedard. Maybe, just maybe, we can seriously compete this year. Hope springs eternal.

One of the things I most look forward to as Lukas grows is introducing him to the fever that comes with supporting your favorite team. I love baseball and, win or lose, I am a diehard fan. I can't wait to teach Luke about all the intricasies of the game as a fan and hopefully as a player as well. Whatever happens with our team this year, it should be a lot of fun to follow the daily ups and downs and to appreciate the finer points of the game.

Oh, how I love Spring!

2 comments:

Jeremy Neal said...

I can't wait for spring either! Last year, we went to South Beach during Spring Training and got to meet lots of players that I don't normally get to see. We try to go to several Orioles games a year, and I hope Ty wants to play as well. Luke's lucky to have a dad that wants to teach him. Gave you a link at Thoughts On Quotes site today too!

James Austin said...

Hey, thanks so much! I will check that out. What do you think of the Bedard trade?? I know the O's got a load of good young talent, so hopefully it will be a good trade for both teams.