Houston, Texas Saturday September 13th 2003

1. New Jersey to Houston Our last baseball trip of 2003 took us to the Lone Star State at the tail end of summer. Since our first stop in Texas was Houston, we flew from Newark, NJ to the George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Saturday morning. Because it was a Saturday, we breezed through securityContinue reading “Houston, Texas Saturday September 13th 2003”

2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 4 (New Orleans Louisiana to Houston Texas)

Following a very unpleasant experience at the hotel last evening, we spent far too much of the morning dealing with the aftermath. The wasted effort was carved out of time originally dedicated to exploring New Orleans. Undaunted, we checked out of the hotel and headed for the French Quarter. 1. New Orleans Arriving at theContinue reading “2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 4 (New Orleans Louisiana to Houston Texas)”

2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 5 (Minute Maid Park)

Following a day of activities in the Houston area, we relaxed for a bit before heading out to Minute Maid Park for an evening contest between the Anaheim Angels and Houston Astros. We had been to Minute Maid Park once before, in September 2003. Having arrived just before game time back then, we didn’t leaveContinue reading “2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 5 (Minute Maid Park)”

2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 5 (Johnson Space Center/Galveston)

Having arrived in the Houston area the previous evening, we were well rested and ready for a day of exploring the region before taking in an evening game at Minute Maid Park. First stop was the Johnson Space Center, a visit both my brother and I had eagerly anticipated. 1. Johnson Space Center We arrivedContinue reading “2018 Baseball Road Trip – Day 5 (Johnson Space Center/Galveston)”