Explore the Site
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Auxiliary scoreboard (note to TF principles: this is a very good idea)
Checking out the bike racks on the promenade.
Looking up toward Sixth Street.
The first passengers are about to arrive, but the switch is set for the wrong track (those guys walked all the way out to correct it)
Nine spots for hops bats.
Click to enlarge
This design has a rather generic quality to it, but they appear to have considered the B garage. Though it isn't part of the model, they've clearly left room for it.
From behind the wind veil
A true fan out in the bleachers
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
The 1963 team won 91 games! (Click to enlarge and see the names)
Looking from near the entry doors toward the center, the atrium is just visible at the far right.
This looks south and shows the track configuration for Northstar. The platform shown is just a placeholder. To the best of my knowledge, concept drawings for this platform have not been released. Keep in mind, this is NOT part of the ballpark project. It is completely separate.
Main concourse, looking south toward the area behind home plate.
Reverse stairway view
Limestone still dominates the Seventh Street walkway from a pedestrian point of view. But brick take over as you move upward -- a concession to cost, no doubt.
Brick work just inside the opening matches the color of the limestone - per Jerry Bell's requirements.
Workers against green
Looking across the plaza toward the main ticket area.
Sign installer dude
The saddest event
Red is old Yankee Stadium. This diagram comes from FieldOfSchemes.com
Sue Nelson, and her organ, in one of the Twins Pubs
B ramp improvements are finally becoming usable. The doors lead to the plaza beneath the skyway steps.
Concept drawing for the fan/player appreciation wall. (Click to enlarge.)
Some brick work out in the centerfield pavilion.
Sharing and Caring Hands, as viewed from the ballpark site about a block away. Note transaction in progress in the shadows.
An early concept for the pedestrial bridge. (Source: Ballpark Authority, RP)
The green in question (click for very large version)
Path of quick escape.
Shh. Don't tell those people working behind the ticket windows about these automated ticketing machines (underneath the plaza stairs)
Touring the Rapid Park site (L-R: Commissioners Wade, Vekich, Sykora, Cramer, and tour guide Chuck Ballentine, source: RP)
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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