“Take me out to the ball game.” Who came up with that song that everyone sings during the 7th-inning stretch? Since I go to Safeco Field with my family more and more often these days, I had to look it up. You see, baseball was not a part of my childhood growing up in Spain. Everything I…More
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Sketched April 8, 2013 [Click on the sketches to see them larger] On Monday, I had the opportunity to make some behind-the-scenes sketches during opening day at Safeco Field. My 9-year-old son, who loves all things sports, was filled with envy. “You are so lucky! Can I go with you?” But media passes don’t come with extra…More
Sketched May 6, 2012 Every time I go to Safeco Field my appreciation for baseball and what the players do goes up a notch. You could say I’m making up for all those years when baseball didn’t even register with me, having grown up in soccer-crazy Spain. A few weeks ago, I went to see the Mariners…More
May 3, 6:09 p.m. [View Larger] I just came back from watching the Mariners play the Oakland A’s at Safeco Field, the first Major League Baseball game I’ve ever seen in person. I think I hit the jackpot. For the price of 9 innings I got to see 15. The game lasted more than 5…More