Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Peter's Final Reflection

I had originally intended and looked forward to writing a reflection on our trip upon returning home, but I realized soon after I started that it is impossible to write a summary of our amazing 71-day journey in just a few paragraphs. In lieu of not having time to write a book right now, we culminate the tour portion of this blog with our final rankings and statistics. Hopefully this can be of some service to people who someday look to take this trip themselves!

Best MLB Stadiums:
1. PNC Park, Pittsburgh
2. SAFECO Field, Seattle
3. Fenway Park, Boston
4. Camden Yards, Baltimore
5. Comerica Park, Detroit

Worst MLB Stadiums:
1. McAfee Coliseum, Oakland
2. RFK Stadium, Washington
3. Metrodome, Minneapolis
4. Dolphin Stadium, Miami
5. Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg

Best MiLB/Independent Stadiums:
1. Louisville Slugger Field, Louisville
2. AutoZone Park, Memphis
3. John O'Donnell Stadium, Davenport
4. Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
5. Haymarket Park, Lincoln

Favorite Cities:
1. Portland, OR
2. Seattle, WA
3. Memphis, TN
4. Toronto, ON
5. Boston, MA
6. Savannah, GA
7. San Diego, CA
8. Oklahoma City, OK
9. Vancouver, BC
10. Milwaukee, WI

Top Ballpark Foods:
1. Crabcake sandwich, Camden Yards
2. Tony's Philly Cheesesteak, Citizens Bank Park
3. Sushi, SAFECO Field
4. Fish Tacos, PETCO Park
5. Prime rib sandwich, Frontier Field

Best Nachos:
1. Louisville Slugger Field
2. AutoZone Park
3. Miller Park, Milwaukee
4. Wrigley Field, Chicago
5. Comerica Park

Best Games:
1. Day 2, Wrigley Field
2. Day 69, Metrodome
3. Day 62, Coors Field
4. Day 60, Isotopes Park
5. Day 15, Yankee Stadium
Longest Drive: 875 miles from Orem to Seattle
Most Money Raised: $96.31 in Washington
Nights slept in car: 10
Total number of Miles Driven: 16,105
Total amount of Money Raised: $1485.76

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