Ultimate 2006 MLB Calendar

Updated: April 3, 2006, 11:36 AM ET
By Alan Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com



July


11
All-Star Game, Pittsburgh
The nicest stadium no one has seen, PNC Park, plays host to 63 All-Stars and one hometown Pirate.

30
Bruce SutterHOF Induction, Cooperstown
Drive across the country to get autographs of Bruce Sutter and the relatives of several long-dead Negro League executives!

31
Non-Waiver Trading Deadline
The contending Cardinals and A's won't deal Mark Mulder or Barry Zito, but the Cubs (Derrek Lee), Devil Rays (Aubrey Huff) and Nationals (Jose Guillen) all consider last-minute trade options for impending free agents. Alfonso Soriano is also on the block by (fill in team name here), who acquired the sad second-sacker in April.

Alan Schwarz is the senior writer for Baseball America. His book, "The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination With Statistics," can be ordered on his website, www.alanschwarz.com.