Geography And Baseball: The Buffalo Blue Jays?

The 2020 Major League Baseball season has begun with a markedly shortened schedule, trying to adjust to the Covid-19 pandemic. There are more adjustments that must be made as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. As social distancing is a requirement, there will be no fans at MLB games. This is a major look at…

Explaining The Blue Jay Fan Presence in Seattle.

Photo from Seattle Times. In September 2016, a frustrated Felix Hernandez shouted this refrain to booing Blue Jays fans at Safeco Field while pointing downward at the field: “THIS IS MY HOUSE”!! 1977. The Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays begin play. Whenever the Toronto Blue Jays come to town, so do Blue Jays…

Portland’s Chances of Getting Major League Baseball

Photo by Brian Halvorsen Today, the Seattle Mariners exist as the most remote Major League Baseball team. It is the only MLB team in the Pacific Northwest. This presents some travel problems. The Mariners fly more miles than any other baseball team because the nearest team is 700 miles away, in Oakland,CA. Seattle-Tacoma-Everett metropolitan area…