The thing about baseball is you never quite know what you are going to get. One day you might go to the ballpark and see your best pitcher clobbered in the first inning and the offense comes alive and comes from behind in a slugfest. Another day you might go to a game and expect to see lots of offense and instead be treated to a scoreless pitcher’s duel where one mistake decides the contest. And sometimes you go to the ballpark and the surprises you get have nothing to do with the game on the field.

In the past 16 years of going to nearly every Arizona Diamondbacks home game I’ve learned one thing. When I think I have seen it all is when I realize that I haven’t even scratched the surface of what might happen at the ballpark.


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