Tuesday, March 8, 2011

It Just Got Real, Kiddies!

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 comments:

  1. You must be the Yankees lucky charm. Only the lucky get seats that good!

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  2. I have been many a man's lucky charm in my day...hoping this is the year the Yankees recognize me as such too.

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  3. You'll be well positioned for good butt shots. And heckling.

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  4. Also, it's time for a new poll.

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  5. The poll has 20 more days, chump.

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