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Old 07-20-2012, 03:46 PM
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Default My Sox Summer - 50 games for under $500

Hello fellow Sox fans! I am just putting this out there for you guys to see. I recently (April) moved from Sterling, IL into Chicago over by Sox Park. Since I moved I have been going to a bunch of games being that I am under employed and work mostly from home when I do have work to do. A few weeks into the season I decided to try and see if I could do this, 50 games for under $500. I usually get tickets at the game from people with extras. I usually spend about $10 a game. I will bring my own water and peanuts from time to time, but rarely do I spend much on extras at the park.

I decided to blog about it so you can read and follow my progress at-

http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/

I am also on FB - http://www.facebook.com/MySoxSummer

I post pictures and scans of the tickets to make it more legit. I am not an author so it is lacking on the verbal end, but a bunch of folks have told me that they like it. I am at Game #23 and have a total of $152 spent. Frank Thomas and Jermaine Dye have re-tweeted it to their followers on Twitter. You can find me on Twitter- @mysoxsummer

Just wanted to share. Thanks guys!

Hope we can steal a few in Detroit! I will be at the next 3 games vs the Twins!
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Old 07-21-2012, 01:00 AM
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MSS registered today and we had to talk about whether to allow his blog to be linked here, but it's a pretty cool story with lots of material and his site is ad free, so this thread is now live and welcome to WSI.
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:27 AM
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Read through some of this. Great blog and keep up the great work.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:49 AM
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MSS registered today and we had to talk about whether to allow his blog to be linked here, but it's a pretty cool story with lots of material and his site is ad free, so this thread is now live and welcome to WSI.
Thanks again!

I will continue to update this thread when I have a new blog up. I think you can also get an update via email directly from Wordpress if you give them your email.

Thanks for all the views guys!
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:48 PM
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I usually only keep up with blogs my friends write (and I'm not always even the best about that), but I really enjoyed reading your blog. I've lived in Miami for the past year and as a consequence I've really missed going to the Cell (among many other things that make Chicago a far superior city to Miami) and your blog reminded me of the many good times I've had there over the years. Having also lived away from the Chicago area for years, I'm sure you can relate to that. Anyway, keep up the good work and I'll keep reading.

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2007: 8-10 (7-9 at the Cell, 1-1 in Pittsburgh)
2008: 4-5 (3-4 at the Cell, 1-1 in Arlington)
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:22 PM
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So, today I had 238 views, which is the most page views so far of any day.

Thank you WSI! Thanks for the kind words too.

I will be updating next week after the Twins series.

Let's take the last one in Detroit! Go Sox!
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:52 AM
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So, today I had 238 views, which is the most page views so far of any day.

Thank you WSI! Thanks for the kind words too.

I will be updating next week after the Twins series.

Let's take the last one in Detroit! Go Sox!
keep up the good work. I feel like you should contact 670 the score for an interview. I can see somebody like Laurence Holmes or Jason Goff agreeing to give you an interview since theyr'e always giving fans hell for not going to games...
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:04 PM
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keep up the good work. I feel like you should contact 670 the score for an interview. I can see somebody like Laurence Holmes or Jason Goff agreeing to give you an interview since theyr'e always giving fans hell for not going to games...
Thanks!

I think when I get closer, like 40 games, I will send out some emails.
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:28 AM
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Really entertaining--thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:31 PM
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3 new blogs posted for the SWEEP of the Twins!

Check them out!

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http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...-sox-vs-twins/

#25
http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...twins-halfway/

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http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...wins-da-sweep/


Plan on seeing the Angels series next! http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/
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Old 08-06-2012, 05:12 PM
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New update! Check it out and share with your Sox friends please!

http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...sox-vs-angels/

Going to the next two series so expect a bunch of new ones this week!

GO SOX!
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:50 PM
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http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...sox-vs-royals/
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:06 PM
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Two new updates!

#29

http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...sox-vs-royals/

#30

http://mysoxsummer.wordpress.com/201...h-effn-royals/

Hope we can pull it together for the A's this weekend!

I will be there Friday night for sure, if anyone has any extras for Sat or Sun let me know! mysoxsummer@gmail.com

Thanks for reading guys!

GO SOX!
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:26 PM
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I really enjoyed reading through your blog.
Its a very cool thing you're doing.

Go Sox!
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Old 08-14-2012, 11:19 AM
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I really enjoyed reading through your blog.
Its a very cool thing you're doing.

Go Sox!
Thanks Rocky!
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