Act 1 — The County
If you ever need to get from the bottom of the East Coast to the top – or top to bottom – you’ll probably end up on Interstate 95.
That 1,900-mile road – the most traveled in America (which surprises no one who has ever been on it) – can take you from Houlton, Maine to Miami, Florida and back again.
You’ve probably been on it. And, you’ve probably cursed at it, muttered at it, and yelled at its gridlock that stretched out in front of you. Everybody does that. That’s proper I-95 etiquette.
(Because The Baseball Bloggess does not wish to mislead you: A 12-mile gap around Trenton, New Jersey prevents I-95 from being a complete North-South highway. That gap should be fixed in 2018.)
In the middle-ish of I-95, you’ll pass through Caroline County, Virginia
If you need to stop, exits 104 at Bowling Green and 110 at Ladysmith will pop you out into the county.
(It’s pronounced Care-oh-Line and was named in 1728 in honor of Queen Caroline, wife of England’s King George II.)
I-95’s proximity is not the most interesting thing about Caroline County.
And, baseball is not the most interesting thing about it, either.