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The flowers don't have quite the fullness depicted in the original sketches (where they were positively overflowing), but they are quite lovely -- a great, subtle touch. And that's probably a very challenging place to grow anything.
A closer look at the grid on the Pro Shop.
This is the LRT bridge under construction as viewed from the east looking west. The ballpark facade would be at the left in this photo.
For executive entertaining
Complicated pedestrian crossing
Looking across the top of the B parking ramp. Notice that signage will block any attempts at seeing the game from up there. Also take note of the glassed in area which is part club and part office space for the Ballpark Authority.
The Pro Shop
Double plays will be turned here.
In the foreground you can see the supports for the plaza as it will meet the corner of North Seventh Street and Third Avenue North.
The plaza as seen from the B ramp.
A spot that's always full!
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Home Plate Terrace -- really great seats; maybe my personal, budget-based favorite
The brown grass was left over from the first attempt at groundbreaking (canceled after the 35W bridge collapse)
Gate 34 Puckett
Usher Anna hands out Homer Hankies
20 minutes to get from our seat to the street. Miss this place? Nah.
The images on that wall appear to be of great Twins moments in history.
A sampling of seats at Fenway Park
The completed promenade
This looks up Fifth Street (LRT train visible in the distance). This bridge is also being partially rebuilt (see next photo).
I'm too short to see over that wall. How about a little platform or something?
Can you name that field? (Braemer Park, Edina)
4th inning in the thinning crowd of the Grandstand.
Bench seating just off the plaza
At the base of the B ramp, the foundation for the center field stands.
Yes, son, Memorial Stadium used to be right there, just beyond those gates.
Puckett atrium chef stand menu
The model still shows the Batters Eye Club, which is no longer part of the design.
He'll always be a fan favorite, but did you know that he's making $18.5 million this year? The Twins' entire outfield today, combined, makes $7.45 million.
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