It's over. I can get back to a normal sleep pattern. I'm so excited, as is the majority of the east coast who have daytime jobs! Yes, I'm talking about the World Series.
The highlight for me was having two tickets to the World Series Premiere Party, hosted by Nacci Printing, at Coca-Cola Park last Wednesday. Even with temps in the 30s, my son and I couldn't pass up the opportunity to watch the first game of the series on the big screen in center field.
Coca-Cola Park is a "diamond" in the rough and was just awarded co-winner of "Best New Ballpark" of the year by Ballpark Digest. It is home to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, so it couldn't have been more appropriate to have the party there since they are the AAA affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies. If you didn't have tix to the real game at Citizens Bank Park in Philly, this was the next best thing.
I always thought that Philly sports phans were crazy, and they proved me right: The event was like being at a big frat party. Even though my fiance turned my son and I into Red Sox fans, we still had a blast between all the free food, giveaways, FeRROUS sightings and of course the "people watching" classic moments.
What was your favorite part of the W.S.? Are you glad it's over or are you ready for another season? I know we can't wait to see the IronPigs play again next year, because it's just one S-U-E-T place to be!