PLAY BALL! Today, in addition to being April Fools Day, is also the first day of the MLB season (not a joke!). While watching regular baseball is not always at the top of my priority list because of how long the season is (162 games), Opening Day is always a special event.
In normal times, it is always nice to see each of the games filled with fans, as well as all of the teams having the excitement of starting a new season. Once the season starts, the excitement wears off for bad teams who have no chance of competing; on Opening Day though, it is the only time of the year where every single has the same record (0-0), and thus fans can hope for a miracle. Additionally, Opening Day is exciting because all 30 teams are playing, and often it is the best pitchers who are on the mound since it is every team’s first game.
There are 4 games being shown on ESPN tomorrow from 1 PM EST all the way until 10 PM EST, so there should be plenty of action. This games include heavyweights such as the Dodgers, the Yankees, and the Braves.
While I am super excited because I can finally see my fantasy baseball team in action, there is also a $200k challenge on MLB.com if you can correctly predict all 15 games. While it is a long shot, it is worth taking a chance filling out brackets and potentially getting lucky. At the very least, taking part in the challenge will have you more invested when watching the games!
This is a blog for myself (and hopefully others) to keep track of all of the places, restaurants, books, movies, etc. that I do not want to forget. I am a college student who has lived in the US, Asia, and Europe for extended periods of time; I am very lucky to have had these experiences, and I want to share my recommendations with people interested in any of these locations.
NONE of these posts are advertisements. I do not have any discount codes or promotions for anything I write about; however, this should be considered a positive because it means that everything I write about reflects my true feelings. In order to keep this blog positive, my posts will only be recommendations for the things I enjoy the most in life. The topics will vary between whatever subjects I am interested in at a certain time, and I will have 1-2 new posts per day.
I wish I could have started this project earlier while some of my memories were fresher in my mind, but it is better late than never. I hope that other people will have the chance to visit or experience things that I write about, and I hope that people will have a similar taste in life to myself!