Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 3/5/12
Spring is almost here, and you all know what that means – the return of America’s greatest pastime, baseball. There was a time in which I wasn’t the biggest baseball fan. I was mostly just into football and basketball. I still played home run derbies with my friends and slightly paid attention to it, but I didn’t watch it nearly as much as I do now. However, I have found a new love for the game. Over the past few years, I have participated in MLB fantasy leagues and also a softball league with some friends. Both of these have forced me to pay attention to game a lot more. I have now realized that I was missing out on something as a child. This is a fun, team oriented game, which is just an all-around great game. There is nothing like the feeling you get when watching a game at a major league ball park. Once you hear that sound of the crack of the bat as the sun beams down on you, you can’t help but smile. Or how about the smell of fresh grass or those ball park hotdogs, and let’s not forget
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