Throughout this odyssey there have been many great and
memorable moments. Although we cherish each and every one of
the people we met, the things we experienced, both good and bad,
have all provided memories that will last a lifetime. Here is a photo
array of some of the great happenings on the tour. Click on any of
the pictures to enlarge and enjoy!
Tampa Bay Devil Rays principal owner Vincent
Naimoli welcomes the roadtrippers to Tropicana
Field, the 30th and final MLB venue on the road trip
schedule. Tropicana Field, Sept. 2001
The Detroit Lions pay tribute to the USRT's 121st
and final stop with a terrific scoreboard salute.
Ford Field, Dec. 2002
It took a lot of coaxing to get "Mr. Baseball", Bob
Uecker, to get into this picture with us, but still cool to
meet up with baseball celebrities.
PNC Park, June 2001
Peter and Andrew get to do the ceremonial tipoff at
the beginning of the Denver Nuggets game, stop
#100 on the tour. Pepsi Center, Nov. 2001
Peter chats with Cleveland Indians DH Ellis Burks at
the Bisons/Indians exhibition game in Buffalo.
Dunn Tire Park, July 2002
The St. Louis Blues put the USRT on their
scoreboard in tribute to the 30th and final NHL venue
on the tour. Savvis Center, April 2002
Former Buffalo Bill Marlon Kerner and Bills front
office executive Denny Lynch flank the roadtrippers.
Andrew was a guest speaker at the Bills' Monday
Quarterback Club luncheon. HSBC Arena, Nov 2002
NBC producer Allison Walder cues Andrew and Peter
as they make their national television debut on the
Today Show, live from HSBC Arena. Jan. 2003
Andrew and Peter acknowledge the crowd at the
Indiana Pacers game in Indianapolis. The USRT
named Conseco Fieldhouse the best of the best in
the four major sports. Conseco Fieldhouse, April 2003
That dapper guy is Calvin Murphy, Niagara University
icon and Houston Rockets great, now a member of
the Rockets broadcast team.
Compaq Center, Nov. 2002
Yet another scoreboard welcome, this time courtesy
of the San Antonio Spurs, commemorating the 29th
and final NBA stop on the tour.
SBC Center, Nov. 2002
The Columbus Blue Jackets gave the USRT the red
carpet treatment on a return visit to Columbus. Here
the guys get interviewed on FOX Sports.
Nationwide Arena, Jan. 2003
Sports and Leisure Magazine's Dave Ricci and
Andrew talk some baseball with Jim Thome on the
occasion of the Cleveland Indians' appearance in
Buffalo. Dunn Tire Park, July, 2002
Peter and Andrew ham it up with Devil Rays mascot
Raymond as they await their cue to announce the
starting lineups to the crowd at the Trop.
Tropicana Field, Sept. 2001
Thanks to former Sabres Exec VP Ron Bertovich, the
Buffalo Sabres threw an unforgettable party for the
USRT at one of their games. Peter and Andrew were
presented commemorative jerseys by the team.
HSBC Arena, Feb. 2003
Peter and Andrew interviewed by local media in
Indianapolis on a night where the Pacers extended
the VIP welcome. Conseco Fieldhouse, April 2003
OK, maybe hooking up with a mascot is stretching it a
bit, except when it's the Phillie Phanatic, one of the
most beloved and recognizable mascots in all of
sports! Citizens Bank Park, May 2004
Meeting up with actress Sharon Gless, former star of
the CBS show Cagney and Lacey and now starring
on Showtime's Queer as Folk. Gless was on hand to
throw out the first pitch at the Jay's Pride promotion,
Skydome, June 2004
Tim Russert came to Buffalo for his very own
bobblehead day at the Buffalo Bisons, and we had
the chance to do this priceless photo opp with Tim,
his dad "Big Russ", and his son Luke. Coca Cola
Field, June, 2005