July 4th at Busch
drfranknl : July 4, 2014 11:14 pm : Baseball, Blog, Family

After watching a nail-biter game in which Cards beat visiting Marlins with a double-play pitch, we enjoyed a spectacular firework and music show at Busch Stadium.


Jonathan Rookie Baseball Record
drfranknl : August 12, 2013 4:34 am : Baseball, Blog, Jonathan

Jonathan played for Missour Chargers 8U team last season (March-July). This was his first full season on a drafted team (somewhat formal vs YMCA) and he showed the love and early talent for the game. He played all in-field positions, out-fielder and catcher, etc »

Chargers Double Header – Play by Play
drfranknl : July 6, 2013 4:36 am : Baseball, Blog, Jonathan

Jonathan’s Chargers plays its last regular-season tournament this evening with a double header in a ball park in Ballwin. »

A Close Game for Jonathan
drfranknl : June 23, 2013 10:34 pm : Baseball, Blog, Jonathan
Jonathan’s Baseball team Chargers played a tight game today against a tough opponent who refused to gave up. Before the last inning, Chargers built up a 6 run lead and they would need all those margin to hold on to a narrow win of 16 to 15 at the Kirkwood Baseball park around 8pm. Grandma »

First Win for Chargers, and a Championship
drfranknl : May 20, 2013 2:44 am : Baseball, Blog, Jonathan
Jonathan’s baseball team Missouri Chargers U8 competed in the ABSA (Antonia Baseball and Softball Association) “Battle in the Bullpen” Atom 1 Division tournament from May 18th to 19th in a baseball field near Imperial Missouri, about 20 mile south of St. Louis. Chargers entered the weekend competition as a winless team but emerged Sunday as »

Jonathan 2nd Place for 2012-13 Tennis Season
drfranknl : April 13, 2013 10:45 pm : Blog, Jonathan, Tennis

On a breezy, slightly-chilly Saturday afternoon in April, Jonathan was chasing the 2012-13 season tennis tournament title at Creve Coeur Racquet Club.

“They Have Come This Far”
drfranknl : October 23, 2012 7:05 pm : Baseball, Elaine, Frank, Jonathan, Tiffany
It was raining this morning in St. Louis, as if the downpour last night inside AT&T Park in San Francisco was carried onto the city of Gateway Arch and Cardinal, the team that was knocked out of NLCS Game 7 by Giants in an epic roller coastal ride. When Matt Holliday came to bat in »

July 4th at Ball Park
drfranknl : July 4, 2012 8:13 pm : Baseball, Elaine, Frank, Jonathan, Tiffany

We have developed a family tradition to see a Cardinal ball game on every July 4th. After the game, there will be fireworks on display both inside and outside the Busch Stadium.  This year we got lucky to see the firework on the same seats in the stadium. »

Playing Catch with Jonathan
drfranknl : April 16, 2012 3:22 am : Baseball, Jonathan

Before going to sleep last night, I read to Jonathan a few pages of a book he has been reading. Then we chatted and he told me about his recent dream.  »