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PHOENIX -- While many of us around the Valley love baseball, Tom Kimbro might take the cake in terms of fandom for America's pastime. Kimbro visited every Major League Baseball stadium this season and he's writing a book to make traveling to stadiums easier for everyone else.
3TV's Ryan O'Donnell stopped by Kimbro's "man-cave" to see all of his tickets from this season and the museum's worth of baseball memorabilia Kimbro owns. While Kimbro proudly wears D-backs gear, his real love is for the stadiums the players take the field in.
It took Kimbro 64 days to catch a game at every ballpark in the U.S., and he said he even took breaks back at home. Kimbro's secret to getting around the country so quickly is a combination of good planning and retirement. While it's certainly a feat Kimbro can brag about, he said he does it all for the love of the game.
"I've been involved with baseball," Kimbro said. "With the fall league, I put players up. I've been a season ticket holder for 13 years here in Arizona. I just love the game, love the people that are there and it's just a fun time."
Now, Kimbro's using his experience to write a book of advice for those who want to follow in his footsteps or just catch a ballgame at one stadium. He plans on giving advice for how to get to the stadium from the airport, places to hang out before and after the game and meals to eat in the stadium for every Major League city.
While Kimbro may have finished his MLB circuit, he said he's already planning to make his way to some college football stadiums with his wife.