No. 29: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City

When Kauffman Stadium opened in 1973, it had one of the largest scoreboards in all of sports. That scoreboard got a huge upgrade in 2006, when one of baseball’s older stadiums underwent significant renovations. The scoreboard was transformed into one of the largest LED Jumbotrons in the world, complete with a royal crown. The backside…

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No. 28: Globe Life Park in Arlington

We felt very welcome at Globe Life Park — quite literally. The Texas Rangers were the only Major League Baseball team to recognize Home Run On Wheels on their stadium message board. We were included among the visiting groups and our group consisted of Ron, Patti, Ron’s mom Karen, her husband Marc, and their friends Pete…

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No. 27: Minute Maid Park in Houston

We saw two games in Houston after extending our stay in America’s fourth-largest city so we could take Holmes to his third MLB game of the season. The original plan was to head up toward the Dallas area Labor Day weekend and go to a Texas Rangers game on Sept. 1. But when we saw…

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No. 26: Chase Field in Phoenix

Maybe planning a trip to Phoenix in August wasn’t the best idea. It was extremely hot, but we did enjoy our time in Arizona — including a day trip to the Grand Canyon. We were able to stay with Patti’s childhood friend, Katie Harris, and her family in Peoria. Ron got some more NFL coverage in…

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No. 25: Petco Park in San Diego

Petco Park instantly became one of our favorite stadiums. It is a huge upgrade over Jack Murphy Stadium, which the San Diego Padres had shared with the now-Los Angeles Chargers. It was rather controversial when the Padres decided to leave the suburban “Murph” for a downtown stadium. There were concerns of congestion, land and a…

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