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Sean and William’s excellent adventure
Thursday 6-28-01 9:00am: Ready to go
College game at Doubleday field
William watching the game
William at the gates (no kidding)
William at the front entrance to the Baseball Hall of Fame
William under William McGowan’s (Ump) plaque
Sean with Earl Weaver
William sitting in Wrigley field
William with his new bat (bunting) at Doubleday field
William with his new bat (swinging away) at the field
William with Elvis!
As soon as we got to the hotel in Syracuse...
Willaim catching at the hotel
William throwing at the hotel( he missed )
6-29-01 on the way to Cleveland. A really cool pedestrian overpass to a rest area
The trucks actually shook the overpass!
The overpass from outside
As soon as we got to the hotel in Cleveland, a new injury (shin)
Then back to normal activity...
But then it was off to “the Jake”! (That is William in front)
Left field from our (high) seats
… and right field
William at our seats
William eating slush stuff
“Juan Gone” after a 2-run HR
Lofton squaring to bunt
Just a cool picture from our seats
Fireworks after the game ...
And more fireworks
OK, that is enough fireworks!
Left field, after the fireworks. Our seats are right behind William, 8 rows from the top.
Same shot, with flash so you can see William’s face
6-30-01 9am, one hour before the doors open at the National
Ron and Shiela Barrett - Nice dealers who let the OBC cooler and snacks be behind their table.
Spike sorting some loot
William spinning for free stuff
Clockwise from left front: Will, Ken, Tim, Kent, and Steve at the unofficial OBC table
Yes, that is a ferris wheel, inside!
Bob, Ken, Tim, Doug, Kent, and Ron. (William took this)
Sean with the ‘54 Sain and Desling that completed his set!(Bob S. on your right)
Sean, Bob S., Bob R., and Ken(Photo by “steady” Will)
Just a shot of the show. This building was originally a tank manufacturing facility!
Steve and Terry, ‘nuf said!
Kent, Stan Hack, Bret, Mike R., Ken, and Doug at the “Swap”
And Spike, Tim, Bob, Terry, and Ron Perry
Bret gives Sean a ‘51 “blue back”
Swap attendance list
Random old guys (except William) with food, beer (except William), and baseball cards.
Ask Spike. I just took the picture.
I had to put this one in! :)
Back: Tim, Ron, Doug, Spike, Terry, Kent, SeanFront: Steve, Mike, Ken, Bob, Stan Hack, Bret(Photo by William)
Back: Tim, Ron, Doug, Spike, Terry, Kent, SeanFront: Ken, Mike, Bob, Will, Stan Hack, Bret(Photo by Steve)
Some of my haul from the show and swap session
7-01-01: After 11+ hours of driving, just minutes from home:A cosmic signature for the trip!
Author: Sean McGowan