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 - Week 9 & Epilogue

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Day 57

Square Garden

Empire State
Building views:

The East River
and Queens

The Wall
Street district

Times Square and a couple
of the surrounding landmarks

Scenic Central Park

I told you
it was scenic!

Grant's Tomb

Day 58

Brooklyn Bridge

Views from the
Brooklyn Bridge

The world's
most important
stock exchange

The World
Trade Center

The authentic
Heisman Trophy
at the Downtown
Athletic Club

Lady Liberty

Ellis Island

Yankee Stadium

Monument Park, behind
the left and centerfield walls

Game 29
just underway

The world's
most famous
subway station

Day 59

Why every baseball
player dreams of
getting to Cooperstown

all-wood statues
at the Hall of Fame

The infamous
"Pine Tar Bat"

Mementos from the
1978 season that
made Jim Rice my
first favorite player

Lets rename it the

of Roger's first
20-strikeout game

Four of the five original
inductees in 1936
(Cobb, Ruth,
Walter Johnson,
Christy Mathewson,
Honus Wagner)

Scenic Lake
Otsego near
Cooperstown -
the greenest water
I've ever seen

The Women's Rights Park
and the remnants of the building
that housed the first
organized gathering in 1848

The Auburn Doubledays
ballpark and game action

Day 60

Scene from the
Blue Jays
"Family Day"
for the player's kids…

…and Jose Canseco's
latest trophy wife
watching the fun

Clemens warms up in the bullpen

The first
Rocket Launch
of the game

Day 61

Entering Vermont

The slightly hazy
but still spectacular
view from atop
Hogback Mountain

Rhode Island,
the last
of the 48 states

The dual falls on the
Blackstone River in Pawtucket

A 1780's home
in Providence

The mansion and sprawling estate
of John Brown, of Providence's
Brown University fame

The oldest house on Benefit street,
circa 1743. George Washington
is claimed to have slept here once

Day 62

Plymouth Rock

Replica pilgrim ship,
the Mayflower II

A Cranberry field

The oldest house in Plymouth,
circa 1640 (and I thought the ones
in Providence were old!)

The main courtyard
at MIT

The Charles River
downtown Boston

Fenway Park,
baseball's best
since 1912

The screen atop
the green monster
in left field

Game 30
just underway

The most famous
wall in sports

Boston's celebrity
stadium vendor
signs an autograph

A view of Fenway
from the
cheap seats

In the midst
of the deluge

Day 63

The freshly painted
Point of Rocks Bridge

Back in Virginia
at last

The trusty Rodeo
completes its mission


From the "things I missed while I was gone"
files (besides my wonderful wife of course!):

The big screen -
those 12" and 19"
motel TVs just
don't cut it!

What good is the
big screen without
the lazy boy?

The waterbed

Hoops with
the guys at
the health club

...and the desk
at work that I most
definitely did NOT miss

All my

The preschool class where my
mom works, who turned my trip into
a geography lesson and followed
me faithfully through all 48 states

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