On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we brought on Fred Thompson, a huge Toronto Blue Jays fan to share stories from his travels, following the Blue Jays across the US and Canada. Having been to 99 baseball games at 13 different ballparks, Fred has some great pro tips and recommendations to share with you.

Fred highlights his 12-day baseball trip down the west coast, how his family inspired his love for baseball, and the amazing story of how he met his wife. Plus, it wouldn’t be Tips Appreciated without food recommendations… Fred shares his top 3 ballparks and the best food and beer you can find there!

What’s your favorite ballpark food? How many baseball games have you been to? Comment below!

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Skip to: 0:00 Intro

Skip to: 0:18 About Fred Thompson + How he got into baseball

Skip to: 3:15 Why are you a fan of the Blue Jays?

Skip to: 4:11 The best parts of going to baseball games

Skip to: 4:52 How Fred met his wife

Skip to: 8:42 Fred’s favorite player

Skip to: 10:21 His baseball travel experiences and goals

Skip to: 11:39 Fred’s top 3 baseball parks

Skip to: 13:52 The 12-day Blue Jays mega trip

Skip to: 19:17 Pro tips for planning trips to baseball games

Skip to: 21:59 The best ballpark food in the US

Skip to: 23:38 Fred’s custom Edmonton jerseys + Edmonton’s new baseball team, the Riverhawks

Skip to: 26:25 Final two questions

Skip to: 27:59 Closing

Businesses + Resources Mentioned:
Petco Park in San Diego: https://www.mlb.com/padres/ballpark
Wrigley Field in Chicago: https://www.mlb.com/cubs/ballpark
Yankee Stadium in NYC: https://www.mlb.com/yankees/ballpark
Dodger Stadium in LA: https://www.mlb.com/dodgers/ballpark
Oracle Park in San Francisco (Home of the crab sandwiches): https://www.mlb.com/giants/ballpark
American Family Field in Milwaukee (Home of the hotdogs, sausages, and beer): https://www.mlb.com/brewers/ballpark
Hit it Here Café in Seattle: https://www.mlb.com/mariners/tickets/hit-it-here-cafe
StubHub: www.stubhub.com
Edmonton Riverhawks: www.riverhawksbaseball.com

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