In the latest edition of our Baseball Across the Commonwealth series, we travel south to Salem, Va., home of the Salem Red Sox. The Red Sox are the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, and compete in the historic Carolina League. We get a chance to chat with Salem General Manager Allen Lawrence about the team and what makes their gameday environment special.
Plus, even though we weren't able to talk with a local brewery, I give you a rundown of some of the best spots in the area to stop in for a beer. There's plenty of options, so you'll want to make sure to pay attention!
For the next edition of Baseball Across the Commonwealth, we travel west on Interstate 64, then head north on I 81 for a few miles until we get to the small city of Harrisonburg. Nestle in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg has seen a boom in local breweries over the past decade. Combine that with its rich history of local baseball, and it's the perfect city to visit on our trip.
We talk with local brewer Jeff Moon of Restless Moons Brewing about Harrisonburg's beer scene. Plus, we chat with Bob Wease and Dave Norman of the Harrisonburg Turks, before wrapping up today's episode with a conversation with Mike Burtner of the Rockingham County Baseball League. Tune in!
Tune in to the second episode of our new series, Baseball Across the Commonwealth, as we west to see what's going on in C'ville. We'll hear from the local Valley Baseball League team, the Charlottesville Tom Sox, on how they've embraced the community in their short time as a team.
Plus, we'll talk with Three Notch'd Brewing President Scott Roth about how the innovative brewery has staked out a spot among Virginia's craft beer scene.
If you've ever thought about visiting the area, tune in to today's episode to hear about all the Charlottesville and the surrounding area has to offer.
Tune in to the first episode of our new limited series, Baseball Across the Commonwealth, as we visit Virginia's capital city! We talk with representatives from the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Richmond Region Tourism and Center of the Universe Brewing.
Listen and learn about all the fun activities, historic attractions and popular sights in the city. Plus, get some recommendations on where to eat and drink in the region, including some of the best breweries in the state of Virginia.
Matt Atkins, Journalism Major and Baseball fan.