I arrived early to avoid the parking cattle call, to get a good choice of nonreserved seats, and to make a quick in-n-out at the BBQ. Hard to tell now that it'll be the team's first sell-out crowd of the season.
Pete and Sally checking in on those arriving later.
Pete and Sally conveying some sort of information.
Ellen practices self-photography to set the scene (a la Team Small Dog).
Outfield fence. Will there be any homers today?
One reason that we're all here--the BBQ. Yum.
Lean to the left, lean to the right, stand up, sit down...
Team mascot and his pal, Smokey, drive by some fans.
Linda and Paul wayyyy up iin our nosebleed seats--which in this stadium is still up close and personal.
Linda and Paul
The crowd stands and applauds the home team's first (and only) homer of the evening.
This is my cheapo snapshot digital camera; experimenting to see what I can get in the way of sports shots.
Action angle shot of Jim arriving.
Jim and Barbara Jean.
More sports shot experimentation
and still more
End of game--"We win!" by a large margin.
Again, this is the cheapo camera that I can't set exposure time on, so I experiment with various settings to see whether I can get the fireworks. They're none of them superb fireworks shots, but these all came out *interesting*, anyway.