Although we grow to love it, sometimes it still plagues our minds during the harsh winter months. Maybe it’s the unbearable winter that makes the spring that much more enjoyable. Or maybe when we signed up to play in the great north we thought, “Hey, maybe global warming isn’t a myth?” Either way, these past few weeks have brought a celebration in the North Country when the temperature has finally surpassed single digits. As I sit in my house to thaw from the treacherous walk home from practice, I can’t help but dream of balmier days ahead.
Even though actual warm temperatures remain to feel like light years away; baseball is coming. This is a list of 10 signs that the season is approaching for a college baseball player who calls “Up North” their home.
1. You add the location of your spring break games to your Smartphone to check out what temperatures you can hope for when your team heads south.
2. A strict personality critique of your team begins in hopes of coming up with the perfect road trip rooming list.
3. March is around the corner; the trash talk on who is going to grow the best mustache begins. The guy who shaved his during the first week of March last year is looking for redemption. Continue reading