Shatel: From fans, food, first Fridays and souvenirs — please add bobbleheads! — why I love the CWS

Walking to the stadium on the first day is an adrenaline rush. If only we could capsule that moment for the entire week. And year.


Texas Tech fans Mike Hedlund, of Easton, Pa., shows a Omaha tank top to his daughter Kira, 8, while they shop the merchandise tents.


Greg Pivovar, right, owns a time capsule — Pivovar's Stadium View shop. 


Whether at Rosenblatt or TD Ameritrade Park, the College World Series never fails to provide quality char-grill smoke.