Lathom Pages

Planned Itinerary
Notes - Weeks 1 & 2
Notes - Weeks 3 & 4
Notes - Weeks 5 & 6
Notes - Weeks 7 & 8
Notes - Week 9
Places, Costs & Scores
Mileage Breakdown
More Fun Facts

Weeks 1 & 2
Weeks 3 & 4
Weeks 5 & 6
Weeks 7 & 8
Week 9 & Epilogue

Game Summaries
Fun Facts & Stats

Photos - Weeks 7 & 8

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Day 43

The world's largest
shopping mall
in Minneapolis

The HHH Metrodome

The Twins
"Wall of Fame"
and a view of
the Metrodome's
"bubble" roof

Game 20
just underway

Paul Molitor,
baseball's active
hit leader
(and #10 all-time),
in action

Day 44

Green Bay's
Lambeau Field,
home of the famous
"Frozen Tundra"

Wrigley Field

The houses along
Waveland Avenue with
their rooftop seating

Game 21
just underway

The famous
Wrigley bleachers
& the Chicago skyline

Day 45

The Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame
in Cleveland

Jacobs Field

Game 22
just underway

The Cleveland skyline

My hosts in
Youngstown Ohio,
Rich & Rhonda Lathom

Day 46


Three Rivers Stadium

The "three rivers",
which are actually
only two rivers joining
and being renamed
as the Ohio

Game 23
just underway

My Aunt Louise,
who put me up in
Beaver Falls

Day 47

Entering New York

Some of the
very first bikes

Riding a
"big wheel"

An army bike,
complete with rifle

The old set of
locks at Lockport,
now a spillway

The current locks,
with eastbound
boats being lowered

The Horseshoe Falls

The American falls

Very wet people
at the bottom
of the falls

My dinner
reservations were
at the very top

Ontario, Canada

A different perspective on the falls

My motel on
Lake Ontario

Day 48

CN Tower, the
tallest building
in the world

Skydome from
ground level

Skydome from
over 1200 feet up

The sign in
the Sky Pod


Standing on
the glass floor

Opening the
Skydome roof

Game 24
just underway

Day 49

The "Big Apple"
of Canada

Larry the Llama
and friend

Entering Quebec,
leaving the

Olympic Stadium

Game 25
just underway

Barry Bonds
takes a big cut
(just a foul ball)

Day 50

Along the massive
St. Lawrence River
in Quebec City

"The Great One"
at the hockey
display in the
Quebec museum

Looks like a
medieval castle
to me

How would you
like to have an
international border
cut your house in half?

The northernmost
point in the
continental U.S.

New Brunswick

The St. Johns River
in New Brunswick,
with Maine
on the other side


The longest covered bridge in the world

Entering Maine,
back in America
at last

Day 51

Grand Lake in northern
Maine - Canada begins
somewhere in the
middle of the lake

Paul Bunyon watches
over Bangor Maine

They take plowing snow
seriously in these parts

An old-time fire engine

A horse-drawn hearse

A Model-T truck
from 1919

Sold out Hadlock Field,
home of the AA
Portland Sea Dogs

Minor league action

New Hampshire


Day 52

The Basketball
Hall of Fame

A tribute to
Dr. Naismith

Shooting hoops
at the Hall


ESPN headquarters
and its
satellite dish farm

Shea Stadium

Game 26
just underway

The Mets celebrate
their comeback win

Entering New Jersey

Day 53

Independence Hall
in historic

The Liberty Bell

Veterans Stadium

Game 27
just underway

The first of two

One of the oldest and best
mascots, the Phillie Phanatic,
hams it up for the crowd

Theresa with her
Aunt and Uncle,
our hosts in Philly

Day 54

Lucy the famous Elephant
near Atlantic City

One of "The Donald's"
several huge casinos

The "Steel Pier"
right off the boardwalk

George and Marge
with their home
away from home -
my accommodations
for 2 nights

Day 55

Entering Delaware

Entering Maryland

The Ripken Museum

One of Cal's most
I'm sure -
signed by
Ruth and Gehrig

Inner Harbor,
with the Aquarium
to the left

Game 28
just underway

The best
outfield view
in baseball

I forgot to get
the Camden Yards
"stadium shot"
before the game

Day 56

Billed as
"The Sweetest
City in America"


Scenes from "Reptiland":
Taunting the alligator, A really big snake & Ernie the Emu

The Susquehanna
River Valley

The site of the
Little League
World Series
in Williamsport

Mike Mussina's
Little League
at the museum

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