Yesterday afternoon, I made the long, arduous journey to Staten Island from Rockland County to participate in Media Day at Richmond County Bank Ballpark, home of the Staten Island Yankees. It was my first time given a press pass so I was slightly nervous and didn’t really know what to expect.
Luckily, there was a friendly face to help me get my feet wet, so to speak. Jessica Quiroli, otherwise known as High Heels on the Field, was my tour guide for the day. She’s been covering the Minors for a few years so I figured I’d watch her at work and be like an apprentice following her every move.
And yes, she was wearing high heels. I give her credit, I could barely walk yesterday and I was wearing flats.
After we, the small pool of writers, were escorted into the clubhouse, we were able to approach the players and talk to them. Now, I was not prepared because I had it in my mind that I was just going to observe.…