Explore the Site
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A peek through a tiny gate.
An early concept for the pedestrial bridge. (Source: Ballpark Authority, RP)
Pile driving in progress
Seating mound (seen from the B ramp)
Photo by Jared Wieseler
Look closely and you'll see limestone on the front of the press box!
A view into the park down Sixth Street from just beyond Hennepin. Note that one side of the street contains century-old, classic buildings -- structures which are likely to last another century or more. The other side, not so much. (Click the image to see what it looked like from exactly the same spot 97 years ago.)
It's a great view of the action, though standing here is somewhat discouraged.
No admittance -- yet! Note that you can see the seating bolts which are in place already.
Emergency access as viewed from outside the ballpark
The mounds have grown seating supports
Clemson Memorial Stadium
A Hrbek tribute wall marks the end of the Carew side of the club
...but you can get a feel for what it will be like.
The sculpture on which millions of kids will one day pose.
Gate 29 "Carew" is at right.
Most of the main concourse is filled with construction materials...
This view, from the Minnekahda building (or possibly a predecessor), looks toward the right field corner. The City Market, at left, occupied the land where the B ramp and Target Plaza now stand (over I-394). And the Overlook now juts out just a little beyond where that driveway enters the railyard.
Showing more of the context for the louvers.
Ye Olde Tyme Vegetable Cart (and its modern cousin)
This was on BPM night. Nice neon, but I'm still waiting to see the homer show.
Flagpole historian Ben McEvers at far right (click for the full photo set, graciously loaned to this site by Pat Backen)
Those little oval additions are positively laughable!
This is the entrance behind home plate (not visible in the renderings which have been released). It shows that the upper deck is set back from the facade -- a very good thing if it remains in the final design.
The Seventh Street facade
July 7, 1966 (Click to see the entire scorecard with ads)
A little higher angle shows how the two stations are close to one another but distinctly separate. The oval, glass-enclosed area is the entrance from the Northstar platform below into the ballpark. The LRT platform is comparable to the other stations along that route.
Solution for a hot night, just inside Gate 34 (that's a cool mist, by the way, not hot steam, which would be kind of cruel)
Selected Bibliography - Analysis
First Edition (1992)
Second Edition (2006)
Selected Bibliography - Surveys
Second Edition (1987)
Not a "Third Edition" exactly,
but it replaced the above title
(2000, large coffee table)
Original edition (2000, round)
Revised edition (2006, round)
(2001, medium coffee table)
(2002, small coffee table)
(2003, medium coffee table)
(2004, very large coffee table)
(2006, very large coffee table)
Combines the previous two titles
(2007, medium coffee table)
Selected Bibliography - Nostalgia
Book and six ballpark miniatures