des moines.

major leagues.

May 20, 2014

being from iowa, I have come to expect certain questions when traveling. the number one is without a doubt, “what do you do there?”. and number two ..

“who do you root for? you have no professional teams”.

the person asking the question assumes it’s a negative. I, on the other hand, quite enjoy it. the state of iowa is home to zero professional sports. which leaves the decision up to me. the person sitting next to you at buffalo wild wings could very well be a texas fan, and next to him a california fan. then the person says, “well that’s sad, the state doesn’t have that comradery that only comes with intense love for their team”. I’d beg to differ. we take our sports very seriously.

plus I’m willing to bet the red sox fan living in new york city wishes he had the freedom to choose without fear.

no, we do not have any professional sports teams. but we do have sports. every sport you could possibly want to see.

including the iowa cubs, who feed straight into the chicago cubs.

and believe me, a day at the baseball stadium is much cheaper in des moines, IA.

des moines // major leagues c/o

des moines // major leagues c/o

des moines // major leagues c/o

much, much more to come from des moines, IA.

happy tuesday.

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  • Tomissa Porath May 20, 2014 at 9:28 am

    I love minor league baseball games! Like you said, it has just as much fun but for a lot less of a price tag.

    • #LLinaBC May 21, 2014 at 1:56 pm

      drinking tall boys, sitting three rows behind home plate for $25!!! and the sun was shining brightly.

      • Tomissa Porath May 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm

        You really can’t ask for anything better!

  • Jessa Olson May 22, 2014 at 8:53 pm

    I love Principal Park. I miss it so much!!