2017 Ballpark Tours 35th Anniversary Trips

 

It was 35 years ago, a band of ‘sports guerrillas’ took off on a bus to watch baseball as ‘God meant it to be played – outdoors!’  

This year we mimic that ground-breaking adventure, except we’re skipping Bud’s pleasure palace in Milwaukee.

Bleacher Bums XXXV       August 3-6

Beloit – Chicago (2) – Appleton
Kicks off with stop at Leinenkugel Brewery – 3 nights Chicago Hotel Indigo
2 Cubs/Nationals games @ World Champions prices
Peoria Chiefs/Beloit Snappers – Cedar Rapids Kernels/Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Iowa Retreat June 16-18

Clinton LumberKings / Cedar Rapids Kernels – Omaha Storm Chasers / Iowa Cubs (2)
Cedar Rapids HOF – Norway Hall of Fame – Microbrewery &????
Take in a relaxing 3-day trek into the heartland of baseball!!

 

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September Pennant Run 2016

wrig_bptSeptember 22-25, 2016
Cubs/Cards Clash in Wrigley (2)
Pirates/Brewers in Miller Park

The Wrap – Is this the Year?!
Milwaukee – Chicago

Veteran Crew – 4 pre-departure Larry nominations – ‘not a tight schedule’ – Tyranena Brewery – Miller Park (sucks)-70 degrees but closed roof – The Bud Selig Experience – Palmer House – Wrigley matinee – Arrieta dominates – Wrigley Field construction/destruction – right field Italian Sausages – 3 /5/4 DP – Billy Goat Tavern – panhandlers – Maggie Daley Park – Red Line – Wrigley Nooner – grounds crew work – Cards dominate –panhandlers – marriage proposal – pinch hit on 1-2 count? – Berghoff – Shaw’s – Second City – Shepard & panhandlers – late check out – Maus House – rain storm – sweats needed for awards

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