My NBC colleague Bob Harkins has a long piece up about folks who do the 30 ballparks in one season thing. Lots of good anecdotes in there, a great interactive map, and a good overview of the logistical hurdles such a trip presents. The biggest hurdles for the ultimate road trip, however, could be personal ones:
Foster, however, offers words of warning for those who don’t have a family to take with them, yet may be leaving important people behind.
“Be single,” he advised. “I had a girlfriend when I left, and when I got home I was single. It fell apart, man.”
Hmmm . . . in the ATH thread this morning, people talked of chipping in to get me the Extra Innings package, which I said could lead to my divorce. At the same time, I’d give just about anything in order to be able to do the 30-parks road trip.
Hey, you two birds: prepare to meet a stone . . .