Am I the only baseball fan out there that thinks Spring Training is boring?
That’s the reason, there’s not a single sentence on this blog (until now), metioning the words spring and training in the same sentence. I just can’t get into it.
Maybe it’s just me. But I feel like I’m watching a Minor League baseball game, whenever I turn the T.V. to a preseason game. Spring Training, to me, lacks the excitement you get during a regular season game.
Now don’t get me wrong. If you LIVE for spring training, or something like that, I envy you. You get into something that I don’t think I’ll ever get into.
First of all, the stadiums are small. Thus the number of fans are limited. Then there’s the fact that all of your favorite players, and the team stars, get removed halfway through the game. Also, the fans don’t seem as die hard as they do during the regular season. I mean, I realize that a spring training game has just a few thousand fans, while a regular season game has tens of thousands. But, the other day during a game, a player (I’m not sure who) hit a three-run home run. Man, I’ve heard more applause and cheer from the parents of little leaguers when their kids get a single. Unbelievable.
It probably is just me. But I won’t feel like baseball is really here, until I look and see that the date is March 31st. The day of the first games of the regular season.