The 2019 Home Run On Wheels MLB RV tour schedule
April 4: Memphis, Tenn., where we saw our first Redbirds game at AutoZone Park
April 21: Pensacola, Fla., where we watched the Blue Wahoos play the Mobile BayBears, and interviewed Wahoos players Jimmy Kerrigan and Devin Smeltzer for the podcast.
June 8-16: Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Nashville, where we attended a Sounds game and interviewed Sounds pitcher Zac Curtis for the podcast.
June 16-22: Louisville, Ky. (Kentucky became our 43rd state.)
July 2-13: Cleveland for the MLB All-Star Game.
July 14-24: Pittsburgh, where Ron did a book promotion event co-hosted by Bethany Christian Services on July 20. The Pirates also donated 200 tickets to Bethany Christian Services for their July 22 game against the Cardinals at PNC Park.
July 25-Aug. 2: Philadelphia area.
Aug. 3-21: Baltimore and Washington, D.C., where we did events with Family & Youth Initiative and Lutheran Social Services National Capital Area to do a book signing and get kids out to MLB games. The Nationals donated tickets for games on Aug. 16 (LSSNCA) and 18 (DCFYI).
Aug. 25-Sept. 1: Hilton Head Island for a family vacation.
Sept. 6-15: St. Louis, where we attended games at Busch Stadium on Sept. 13 and 15. The Brewers and Cardinals split those games, with the Brewers taking the series.
Sept. 16-21: Peoria, Ill., to visit Patti's family.
Sept. 21-Oct. 1: Chicago to begin Route 66, and Ron is working on trying to line up a book signing in the Chicagoland area.
(The 2019 tour schedule will be updated with dates and locations.)
Home Run On Wheels 2018 MLB RV trip schedule
March 29: Cubs at Marlins with Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe
April 1: Red Sox at Rays and an interview with Chris Archer
April 2: Nationals at Braves
April 8: Mets at Nationals for Holmes' first MLB game
April 10: Blue Jays at Orioles
April 20: Pirates at Phillies
April 25: Twins at Yankees
April 28: Rays at Red Sox
May 1: Braves at Mets
May 13: Red Sox at Blue Jays
May 25: Cardinals at Pirates
May 29: White Sox at Indians
June 5: Rockies at Reds (Holmes' second MLB game)
June 8: Cardinals at Reds with the Pohlman family from Murfreesboro, Tenn. It was the first MLB game for their 8-year-old son, Finnegan.
June 13: Twins at Tigers with the Student Advocacy Center of Michigan
June 17: Tigers at White Sox with Patti's family
June 19: Dodgers at Cubs
June 21: Cardinals at Brewers with Anu Family Services
June 23: Cardinals at Brewers with our St. Louis friends and Ron's family
July 4: Twins at Brewers followed by fireworks and music at Summerfest
July 7: Orioles at Twins with Family Alternatives
July 8: Orioles at Twins with Patti's cousins
July 11: Diamondbacks at Rockies with Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
July 22: White Sox at Mariners with Ron's uncle and cousins
July 27: Brewers at Giants on Ron's birthday
July 30: Blue Jays at Athletics
Aug. 1: Brewers at Dodgers
Aug. 6: Tigers at Angels
Aug. 10-11: Phillies at Padres for Patti's birthday
Aug. 21: Angels at Diamondbacks
Aug. 28: Athletics at Astros
Sept. 2: Angels at Astros for Dog Day as Holmes will go to his third MLB game
Sept. 4: Angels at Rangers with Ron's mom, her husband and two of their friends
Sept. 11: White Sox at Royals
Sept. 14: Dodgers at Cardinals with families from the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition in St. Louis
Sept. 16: Dodgers at Cardinals with several friends, including Children's Hope Alliance CEO Celeste Dominguez
Sept. 23: Giants at Cardinals with more families from the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
Sept. 24-25: Brewers at Cardinals