|Carlos Delgado - the smile is amazing.|
Anyway, July 21 was Carlos Delgado Day. Let me explain - the Toronto Blue Jays inducted Carlos Delgado into the Level of Excellence at the Rogers Centre (I still think of it as SkyDome. Probably always will.) And since Carlos was a big part of my baseball history - and a special love of a friend of mine's mum - we took our mom's to the game.
Despite an eventual loss (nearly heartbreaking! I have to say because they almost came back in the bottom of the 9th) it was a great time. We saw Carlos up close, my friend's mum shook his hand, and Alex Gonzalez and Shawn Green were also in attendance, a special treat for my friend and I since they were our favourite players.
|Alex Gonzalez, Shawn Green & Jose Cruz Jr.|
It was nice to see that the friendship we had seen so many years ago was true and still carried on beyond the team, and the game. My friend and I agreed that while it was nice to see them, it did make us miss those days. In a sad way. And for a number of reasons beyond the obvious.