Our first stop was San Juan for game 1 and some sightseeing in one of the many historic forts along the coast. Then it was off to sea!.
Post game joint team picture after game 1 is San Juan. From here it was off to the cruise ship for a shower and dinner.
Our home away from home for the week - Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Sea. We played six games on five islands while most people were home shoveling snow!
The official Baseball International Party Bus was our transportation while playing and partying in Aruba.
Our first game in Aruba was part of a day-night doubleheader at two different fields. Here's a shoot of our morning game.
The view from centerfield before our morning game in Aruba. The fans were still outside buying tickets . . . . . .
Post game team group photo before heading back to our cruise ship for a late lunch before our second game..
Second game action at the Aruba stadium complex being purchased by the Orioles Sydney Ponson as a player development facility.
The view of the Curacao baseball complex from the 12th deck of our ship. Being in walking distance meant we picked up more fans from the ship.
The view of the third baseline was spectacular. It was great to just have the captain dock at the field to intimidated the Curacao team.
Pre-game ceremony with our Foreign Devils team lined up for gift exchanges and welcoming remarks from our gracious hosts.
As the game went on more and more of our shipmates lined up on deck and their balconies to cheer us on to victory. Mercifully the game ended before the ship tipped over.
The scenic view of outdoor cafes and colorful buildings along the Willemstad downtown inlet in Curacao.
Our motley crew in our stylish yellow team polos onboard ship after another glorious meal. By day 5 some players figured out you could order every entree and dessert for dinner as ALL food was included.
The idyllic baseball setting in St Maarten where we broke out in a hitting display leading to victory.
The view of the skyboxes from the first base dugout. Men on first and second with two outs - rally time!
Celebrating victory we are joined by the St Maarten's team for a group photo. Everyone we played against were great players and wonderful sports.
We hit the beach after the game which was a short walk from where the Adventure of the Seas had docked. Being from out of island meant we were free to relax and could avoid the autograph seekers.
Each morning we would meet at The Duck and The Dog Pub on the main promenade and then head off the ship as a team for our games.
The St Thomas team put on a hitting display and rolled to victory in our last game. They maintain the field themselves and as you can see it is in excellent shape.
Our final team photo with end our six game road trip, but the partying was just starting!
The St Thomas team hosted us for a beach front cook-out at Megan's beach complete with gifts of rum.
Just another day at the beach for the international baseball stars of Baseball International.
A view of the St Thomas harbor and our Adventure of the Seas cruise ship. Its the big one in the middle of those two smaller life boats.