Dave loves sports and baseball is his absolute favorite. He watches it. He plays it. He has a secret blog where he writes an alternate version of baseball history, recreating old seasons with some kind of twist. For example, what if Thurman Munson hadn’t died in 1979? Baseball is his thing and the Cleveland Indians are his team. We’re just far enough from Cleveland that heading up there feels like a big deal. So, for Christmas I bought him two tickets to six different Indians games this summer.
I thought he might like to take each of the kids to a game, get some one-on-one time with them, make some memories, and maybe pass on his passion for baseball. This may have been the best Christmas present I ever gave him. He had so much fun!
All the games were on Sundays, which are Kids Fun Days at Progressive Field. The kids get to run the bases at the end of the game.
And there are cool activities if you come early.
His seats were in the family deck.
That’s also where the Kid’s Clubhouse is. It includes a play area with a two story slide and all kinds of interactive games to try.
He took me to a game, too.
We all enjoyed it so much. I hope we can make it a tradition to do this every year.