So…how is Jack’s article about spring training coming? Well, let me share the talking points I put together for the discussion we had Saturday. Chores Your chores are garbage. Do the minimal amount possible to get them done When asked to do them, always answer “I will” or “hang on” and then it’s 10:10 and … More Update on Jack’s Article
If you are planning to head to spring training in Florida (which I highly recommend), here are the following things to take into account: 1) Get your tickets early These games sell out. It’s not like minor league games where you can assume tickets are available at the window. Get your tickets a few days … More Lessons learned: Tips for Spring Training
Footnotes included at the end. Footnotes Things we talked about in the car: Popularity, my mom, suicide (tragically relevant), relationship with his brother, baseball (lots and lots), future road trips, how I met Shani, times I had my heart broken, more baseball, Family Guy, hardest we’d laughed with our friends, play-by-play of my trip around … More Spring Training road trip in 27 photos.
If you’re wondering where I am, see the photo below. I’m at LECOM Park, the Pirates spring training park and I’m with my son and I’m sitting here fighting back tears. How on Earth did I ever deserve a life anything close to this?
I will make this short. Here is our itinerary: Wednesday: Drive from NJ to Richmond, VA Stay with my good friend, Ben Thursday: Drive from Richmond, VA to Amelia Island, FL Dinner with my good friend, Dave, and hopefully his kids Stay with Dave Make a point not to spend a single dollar in Georgia … More Headed Out Soon
Up front warning: I think this is the most self-indulgent thing I’ve written in the life of NuckolBall. But it’s my birthday, so I get to do what I want. Think of this post as a birthday present to myself. And It has been a strange present to unwrap, that much is certain. Turn back … More On my 47th birthday
Quick Update: Jack Nuckols has officially been invited by the Pittsburgh Pirates to visit spring training in Florida. We’re showing up on Saturday, March 10th. He will be getting press credentials and interviewing as many as 4 players. Hopefully we will get to spend some time hanging out and seeing training as well. He and … More Spring Training is a GO