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Jun 22nd, 2011

DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS.

My favorite minor league mascot, Ballapeno, welcomes Mets fans to Texas. Photo courtesy Allison Hagen of No Run Support Ballapeno is the mascot for the San Antonio Missions, the AA affiliate of the San Diego Padres – and has nothing to do with the impending road trip to Arlington except that they happen to be located in Texas. I have just been waiting for an opportunity to openly proclaim my love for Ballapeno. (Look at him dancing to Mr. Roboto!) I’ll stop now. Here’s my report on my trip to The Ballpark At Arlington from 2008. I am a big, big, big fan of this ballpark.… [more]