Explore the Site
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Checking out the bike racks on the promenade.
July 7, 1966 (Click to see the entire scorecard with ads)
Flag poles, fencing, main entrance gates
Desolate. Dirty. Mysterious. Expensive. Unlikely.
Wood-backed seats viewed through gate 6
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Skyline to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the outfield with you... (click to enlarge)
This is the area above the pro shop, with some new support structure
The scoreboard also towers over the LRT tracks, which now are functional (though not open) all the way to the park -- and beyond!
Here is one of the concept drawings referenced (but not shown) in the MPR story (conceptual ballpark at left, LRT tracks switched to the north half of the Fifth Street bridge, which is actually in all of the long-range plans).
The Northstar circulation building is starting to take shape.
Larry DiVito, mowing
These images are found at the top of the staircase, which leads to the Suite Level.
Items promoting the Twins 2014 All-Star Game bid. I got to bring one of these buckets home, and Noah got his first-ever taste of Cracker Jacks.
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The Metrodome has sure been tarted up.
Let's be honest and say that this promenade, which will face the HERC plant, won't be the most exciting part of the streetscape. It has to be provided for circulation reasons, but there won't be much to see unless vendors and other attractions take root here.
The walkway under construction in the parking lot just outside the loading dock.
5:45 PM, section 327, row 9, sitting: shade.
This is the Carew gate covered in plastic.
The dessert carts came out earlier, and looked even better than last year.
Also warming things up are these planters.
Louver samples on display.
Freight trains run in very close proximity (Jerry Bell was standing at my left elbow when I took this picture)
In addition to the Pro Shop facade, you can see more gravel being laid before the final plaza surface is poured.
Here's the Northstar platform.
This concourse, the uppermost, was built on top of the now-hidden old concourse during the 70s renovation.
Though there's nothing there now, you have to believe they'll find a way to add a party deck up there at some point.
No, that's not Kent Hrbek. It's catcher Glenn Borgmann.
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