Adventure Time: Norfolk, VA Edition (Round 5 – Norfolk Tides Baseball Game)

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Image Credit: Ticketmaster

The Norfolk Tides are our home baseball team!

The Tides’ home, Harbor Park, opened on April 14, 1993. This year is it’s 25th anniversary!

The Tides are a minor league team in the Triple-A International League. Prior to 2007, the Tides were affiliated with the New York Mets for 38 years. For the last 11 years, the Tides have been a farm team for the Baltimore Orioles. Harbor Park can hold 11,856 people!

The long-time mascot is Rip Tide. He’s hilarious!

Image Credit: Wikipedia

And, yes, he has a baseball for a nose.

Not too long ago, the Tides changed their color scheme to green, black, orange, gray, and sea foam, and added a seahorse mascot.

For more information, check out this link: Norfolk Tides


On Tuesday night, we enjoyed a night of good food, a few drinks, great conversation, and the game with several of Al’s work colleagues, and the law firm that his company has on retainer. The law firm has one of the boxes at the park, and they offer tickets to any employees who are interested around once a year. Al scored an extra ticket, and asked if I wanted to go!

I can’t remember the last time I went to a Tides game. I think it was with Al, and I know we weren’t in a box! I felt super fancy.

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This was the Tides’ long-standing image/marketing. Image Credit: SevenVenues

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An aerial view of Harbor Park, which sits next to the Elizabeth River. Image Credit: The Virginian-Pilot

We left the game in the eighth inning, mainly because we knew the traffic would be bad once the game ended. The score was 3-2, with the Tides leading, when we left. I checked the final score yesterday, and that’s where the score remained! Go, Tides!


Do you follow baseball?

What are some of your favorite summer pastimes?


Until the next headline, Laura Beth 🙂

6 thoughts on “Adventure Time: Norfolk, VA Edition (Round 5 – Norfolk Tides Baseball Game)

  1. Woohoo!!! I love baseball!! I wish we lived closer to a minor league stadium!! I would so be a season ticket holder! I LOVE baseball!!!! So much fun! I’m glad you had a good time!

  2. Laura Beth,
    I don’t follow baseball like I used to, but I try to see a Cincinnati Reds game at least every other year. I don’t like watching the game on television unless its with my son. It’s too slow and too boring. Live is a different thing. There is so much going on at the ball park that you don’t see on television. I can see myself munching a hot dog, having a beverage and having a blast.

    Tim

    • That’s awesome! I agree – there’s definitely a difference between seeing a game on TV and seeing a game live. I’m a big Packers fan, and I dream of seeing a home game at Lambeau. Someday!

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