A Flat Stanley experienced going "behind the scenes" at a major league baseball stadium, viewing the team's locker room, sitting on the bench, and more.

One of the reasons the Flat Stanley Project has become the longest-lasting literacy project on the web is due to the simplicity of the concept. Kids send a flat visitor to a school, a celebrity, a family member, a politician or anyone of interest and the recipient returns the little flat guy along with a completed journal and perhaps some souvenirs such as post cards, photos, or special items. - FlatStanleyProject.com


Like many third grade classes, a group of kids here in Illinois wanted their Flat Stanley to have the best adventure possible. But there are some important unanswered questions we'd love to know the answers to. Which school do these kids attend? Why one of them choose the Colorado Rockies baseball team? I'm not poo-pooing on the idea of not sending it to Chicago (north or south) I'm just curious about the backstory.

The Colorado Rockies did, in fact, receive the third graders' Flat Stanley and gave him the ultimate VIP experience and shared it all on Twitter for the world to see. And I don't care who your team is, you'll be a little jealous.

Thanks for being a good sport, Colorado... as much as it pains me to say that.

JB Love is ½ of  Q98.5's Lil Zim & JB In The Morning, weekday mornings from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. Follow him on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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