We took the kids to their very first ballgame last night. They were so excited they were jumping off the walls. We picked up JT and parked in his work garage. It’s just a short walk from there and the closer we got the more quiet the kids grew. They were in awe. When we finally got inside I looked at J and told him we were inside the stadium where they play baseball. He couldn’t believe it.
Here they are standing with small Brock and the small Musial statues. Quick trivia… their Papa is named after Musial.
We went to our seats first so the kids could see the field and what our seats would look like, you know familiarize them. Once they saw the field we went and bought some food. Hot dogs, french fries, cheeseburger, soda, beer and water. Ballpark hot dogs rock, especially when paired with a cold beer. Not that I would know since I didn’t eat or drink either of those. But I’ve been told it’s pretty awesome. 🙂
After we ate we still had an hour before the game started so we took the kids on a walk around the stadium, which ended at Build-A-Bear. J built a Fredbird and L built a Clydesdale horse she named Star.
After J built Fredbird he was on Fredbird watch all night. He was a little obsessed with the large red bird. Here he is on bird watch…
Those animals came in handy. They were used as entertainment and as pillows later in the evening. Then it was on to the next course in baseball dining. The ice cream in a baseball hat.
The game got a little exciting when bases were loaded and Pujols came up to bat. He struck out but the kids were a little more pumped during that inning. I think if it had been a more exciting game the kids wouldn’t have been in this position…
After cotton candy, foam fingers and two penny necklaces the kids were done and JT was done spending money. So we headed out. They did make it to the 7th inning stretch which was better than I expected. L was excited to sing “the baseball song” (take me out to the ballgame). I think everyone left happy.
Here are some other fun pics from the ballpark:
We let the kids play in the Citygarden after the game and they both got SOAKED. Here’s a video to prove it…