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Confessions of a Ball Park Chaser

Monday Apr.2/2012

My media picture before my 2009 trip.

Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Writer and @chuckbooth3024 on twitter)- My name is Chuck Booth, and I am a baseball addict!  I can try therapy all I want to, the addiction is too strong to ignore.  It all started when I was an infant.  My mom wheeled me in my stroller to watch my dad play windmill fastball tournaments on the weekends.  She said that I watched intently and was quiet the whole time.  Then I grew to a preschool kid and would play on both of my older brother’s baseball teams in addition to my own team.  When I turned 9 years old, my dad was the Umpire In Chief for our town’s local Little League Baseball Association.  As the top umpire, he proposed that they should build a concession stand at the main little league parks, then use the profits to pay kids to be umpires themselves.  So I became a certified little league umpire by studying the rulebook for days and passing the test. Read the rest of this entry

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