Sunday, April 28, 2013

Play Ball!!!

On Saturday, Dylan officially began his 4th season of baseball!

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It was, by far, the best Opening Day we've had!  The weather has been awful the past 3 years.  Saturday was perfect!  It was a bit chilly in the morning, thanks to a 28 degree low overnight, but the sun was shining bright in a cloudless blue sky, and it warmed up quickly.  By the time his game began, it was a perfect 70 degrees!

Our day started early with the Opening Day parade and ceremony.  The kids were lined up by 8:15 AM, and ready to go!

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Grant, the girls, and I lined the parade route to cheer his team on.

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The Opening Ceremony was next.  Each team was introduced; every sponsor, coach, and team member named.

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The girls were a bit bored by that point.  I let Lily run free and bribed her with snacks!

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Fortunately, it went quickly. Just like that, the 2013 baseball season began!

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We returned home for about an hour, then went back to the park for team photos.

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After the pictures, Dylan and his teammates went to the field for a quick practice before the game.   The boys seemed so excited to begin!  Finally, it was time to play ball!

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Dylan is really into it this year, so it's fun to watch him play.  Plus, the boys are getting better, so the innings go by much more quickly!

It was hard trying to watch the game and keep an eye on the girls at the same time!

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Luckily, MawNaw came to the game to watch Dylan play, so she was a great distraction! 

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Dylan had a good cheering section!

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Dylan played a great game!  He focused, tried hard, went after the ball, got a few outs, and hit well!

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We, of course, were super proud of our little baseball player!  We love cheering him on!

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Here's to the start of a great season!  Great job, Dylan!  Go, Cyclones!!!

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8 comments:

  1. You know I LOVE the tigers jersey! Oliver starts next weekend!

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  2. You know I love the tiger's jersey! Oliver starts baseball next weekend!

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  3. I'm not sure what it is about watching baseball, but it's the best. Yay for the start of the season!

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  4. He is going to be a lady killer with those eyes! Watch out momma!

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  5. Love your daughter's little pig tails! :)

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  6. Cute pics, good luck this season!

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  7. Wow, Dylan is getting so big! And Lily in that red outfit is just too cute :)

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  8. Adorable as always - glad it was a great day! Go Dylan!!!

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