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"Jeff rich happy to be with you and you know smoke them if you drink Ayvalik hi. It's about that time of night that you ought to be doing. So if you're listening to me babble T- About sports once again jeff rich from the Valley of the Sun Follow me on twitter at Jeff rich rich talks. And we're talking about jumping the shark this hour and and we are doing that with full self awareness that that term jump off the shark had itself jumped the shark probably a decade ago. Maybe even longer than that. But I'm not exactly what you call hip. I'm not exactly what you would call with it but I can't tell you some things that I am just completely over and will start with something that happens right here in Phoenix. Zona may look impressive to the rest of the world. Especially if there's snow on the ground and there was no on the ground in Phoenix. In the month of February in two thousand nineteen so Probably snow elsewhere. Allowed later in the year going through The multiple March and spring training. And you know I I'll admit I lived in Arizona for five or six years We really paying any mind spring training. It was something to do when I have people in from out of town. Let's over Phoenix Municipal Stadium. We'll watch the we'll watch the as and and whoever they're playing or you know The I had friends from Wisconsin. We always do a game over on the west side of town on fifty first. I Avenue in Indian school. We'd go to the Maryvale baseball complex and watch. The Milwaukee brewers play wherever they happen to be playing. That was about as far west as we went You you know there was a stadium in Peoria that was kind of the other West Side Stadium. It was over off of Off The one one a little bit north of where the Cardinal Stadium and the coyotes arena are Bell Road and the WanNa one and yeah the Peoria Sports Complex which was was the winter home of the mariners and the padres c of the mariners the padres and the brewers over on the west side of town and that over on the east side of town he had the angels. The cobbs angels tempe the cubs in Mesa. Yeah the as over Phoenix Municipal Stadium which was which municipal stadium still stands. It's where the Arizona State Sun devils play their own games But then yeah that was where the as played and that was one of the Well at least favourite stadiums visit for the spring training raining ambience. Because they didn't have a long so you're sitting on metal benches are regardless of What kind of ticket you purchase for that particular game? But you had the angels w the cubs in Mesa the giants in Scottsdale. And then you had the white sox rocky is an diabetics down in Tucson Meanwhile the dodgers augurs the reds. The Indians Had Not arrived in Arizona. They were still playing The Indians in winter haven the dodgers in Vero beach each and the Cincinnati reds in Sarasota Florida and add. New New stadiums built in Glendale in goodyear here in On in Scottsdale but on the Salt River Reservation Talking stick the talking stick resort. Is the resort up there but salt river fields Is the dodgers are partly through the rockies and the Vaxholm complex the White Sox and the Dodgers Glendale the Indians and the reds split Goodyear There is no more spring training Downing Tucson the Cubs Avenue Stadium and Mesa so the as moved into their old stadium and Arizona State took over.."