Opening Days is just day away. The experts love the Tribe, giving us all the more reason to plop down big bucks for tickets, and to open that line of credit to buy us some peanuts and Cracker Jacks.
But if things follow tradition and go south, there is plenty of other, cheaper baseball to be found. The Tribe's Double A affiliate, the Akron Aeros, get under way next week. So do the Class A Lake County Captains. If you want to catch both teams at once — and double your helping of future Indian talent — they play an exhibition against each other on Tuesday.
And in coming years, there will be even more pro baseball within driving distance. Avon plans to bring a Frontier League team to the suburb, to play in a 120-acre recreational complex planned near I-90 and Route 622.
They may not have Grady and Pronk. But where else could you see a meltdown like the one in the video above. — Joe P. Tone