Archive for April, 2010
In March of 2009, an English luggage company, Antler, came to the United States to take on the world’s largest consumer market. This 90 year old company has dominated the European luggage industry for a number of years, creating a vast following of loyal Antler Luggage customers! In just one year, Antler held strong in [...]
“The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good, and that could be again. Oh people will come, Ray. People will most definitely come.”
It is one of my favorite movie monologues, and if you recognize it, the chances are pretty good you’re a baseball fan, and are enjoying the beginning of a new season of America’s favorite pastime. The quote, of course, is from James Earl Jones’ character Terrance Mann, in the 1989 classic Field of Dreams. The message, though from a fictional movie, could not be truer. Over 70 million fans flocked to major league games last season, and the popularity of the sport is among its highest ever. Another famous line from that movie is “If you build it, he will come,” and in Minnesota, where we are located, they built it. Brand new Target Field opened for our home town Twins, and fans welcomed back outdoor baseball for the first time in 30 years. I have been to a few games since the season opened, and have found some items that we carry here at Luggage Pros to be very convenient accessories when heading to the ballpark.
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