Including today, since it just started and I'm already dealing with idiocy so I know it's going to be a long one, there are 23 days until baseball's opening day (crap, I need a picture of Don Mattingly's jersey now). This morning, Yankees tickets went on sale for partial season ticket holders - ME! - and I only had one game in mind: 23 days from now, Yankees' Home Opener.
After some initial panic and Captcha problems, I managed to get a pretty baller seat in the first row of the terrace level, which, with fees came out to just under $60. Last year, when I wandered to the stadium and gave puppy dog eyes to anyone with an extra ticket, I got a seat way up and way out in left field for $60. Upgrade!
It started to feel real when I bought my Friday game package last month and it got realer once March hit, but now, as I stand so close to making a return to the Bronx and feeling the energy of not just the first Yankees but the first MLB game of the year, well, it's so freaking real I can taste it.
It tastes good.
5 hours ago