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Dodger Stadium: 175,000,000 and PTSD

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Tuesday, July 3rd the Dodgers celebrated a cumulative total attendance of 175,000,000 which is the highest of any sports franchise anywhere. To thank the fans in attendance, they gave all of us a free ticket to a game in the Phillies series (July 16-18), and then (augh) they started hurling autographed baseballs (175 of them) into the stands.

Now as badly as I wanted one of these balls (I have yet to catch a foul ball or any other ball at that), my hand is still splinted from last week's line drive disaster. Having balls chucked right at me (even by my favorite player, Russ Martin) caused me to have flashbacks from Friday night. I started flipping out. I almost had a panic attack. Mom said I was being dramatic. She's one to talk. She's still got opposable thumbs.

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Once they were done with the ball blitzkrieg, they shot off some softer and less injury provoking streamers. Yay.

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It's turning funny colors now. Good stuff.

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All photos by Malingering and her stupid stupid non-ball catching hand