Bethlehem Steel - located in Pennsylvania,
at one time was America's largest producer of steel
and largest ship builder.
Steel - An alloy of iron.
Pig Iron - An intermediate form of iron.
Iron Pigs - A minor league baseball team
based near Bethlehem, PA
named after the former steel industry.
|Coca-Cola Park, Allentown, PA|
Home of the Iron Pigs
What's more American than apple pie?
How about baseball?
|Iron Pigs Embrace Their Bacon|
Minor league baseball
is affordable family fun.
So usually once or twice a year
we head to a game.
|FeRROUS, #26, The Mascot Pig|
I'm really not a fan of baseball.
But it's a family thing.
So I go.
|Where's the Peanuts and Cracker Jack?|
I am really not a fan of the food either.
But affordable junk food is much easier to swallow
than expensive major league junk food.
|Two Beers and Two Dogs|
I get through it all by taking pictures.
Lots of pictures.
|"He threw me the ball. Should I throw it back?|
I'd rather be watching soccer.
But what else would you expect from a former soccer mom?
Click here to view my photo gallery from this game.
Head out to a minor league game today.
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