April 13, 2009
The thing I love about going to baseball games is that you never quite know what to expect. On any given day or at any given moment you just might witness something historic or at least something you’ve never seen before. I have been involved in baseball in some aspect for over 40 years now either playing, coaching, watching, or writing. In that time I thought I had seen just about everything but each time I go to the ballpark I seem to find something new that keeps me humble and reminds me that I still have a lot to learn about this glorious game. Yesterday’s Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers was a prime example. The game started quite normally. The D-Backs scored in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly to take a 1-0 lead. With Dan Haren on the mound that was almost enough offense to win the game or so we thought.