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Sports Travel and Tours Exceeds Expectations for California Couple


When Dr. Fred White and his wife, Kathy, traveled with us this summer to witness the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum induction weekend, they expected to see some familiar, famous faces. Fred also recognized someone not quite as well-known on the streets of Cooperstown, New York. While exploring the small town of about […]

Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Leaves Baseball Fans Star-Struck

Rosie Romo

When Rosie Romo was a kid, she watched Ozzie Smith, a shortstop with the St. Louis Cardinals, do backflips on the field to the amazement of everyone in the stands and the people watching on television. She was also a huge fan of the Los Angeles Angels. “We were just a hop, skip, and a […]

Covering All Bases with Talks by Retired MLB Umpire Al Clark

Al Clark baseball card

Sports Travel and Tours President Jay Smith is making sure baseball fans get every opportunity to engage retired American league and Major League Baseball umpire Al Clark, connecting Al to fans on the other side of the globe and expanding his “Ump’s Eye View” presentations for 2018. Thanks to Jay’s role in the last year as chairman of […]

Longtime Tour Host Enjoys Connecting with Travelers

Jim Dries

Jim Dries has a unique perspective on Sports Travel and Tours because he sees us from so many vantage points. Jim—whose German last name is pronounced “Drees”—is not only a traveler and a 2009 inductee into our Sports Travel and Tours Stadium Hall of Fame, he is also a longtime tour host.   Most of […]

Baseball and the Big Apple

Yankee Stadium

Travelers appreciate nothing better than a tour guide who well knows the region they are visiting. That personal touch is exactly what they’ll get on the Boroughs Bash, a trip new to Sports Travel and Tours this year. In August, Anthony Incampo, our project sales coordinator who grew up in Brooklyn, New York, will introduce […]


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