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Did I mention that the cheerleaders looked pretty sharp?
The field will feel very close.
A very busy place, as viewed from Target Center.
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
The HERC promenade side.
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Sign installer dude
Fenway has posts. Target Field does not. But...
A walkway begins to form (this is as close as you can get right now)
A very early vision for TF's main concourse
I realized I've never shown how the walkway over Seventh Street meets the A ramp
The visitor's clubhouse at Target Field. (Photo by Javen Swanson)
Red is old Yankee Stadium. This diagram comes from FieldOfSchemes.com
Dome, what have you taken from us?
Looking up Seventh Street (click to see what it looked like from the same spot in 1950)
Trees now line Seventh Street
The right field foul pole seen against a backdrop of Butler Square (itself a site of great significance in the history of professional baseball in Minneapolis)
Saints between innings
This is the plaza as viewed from the A ramp.
The sculpture on which millions of kids will one day pose.
A photo taken as my meter ran out.
Clyde Doeppner proudly displays colored bricks he scavenged from the Met during its demolition. These are the colors in question!
His body language might as well be the box score.
The entry from the platform to the ballpark.
Dugout Box and Champion's Club sections are sequestered by separate moats
A detail from the above image shows that the section signage is now in place
I'll admit that this makes me nervous. It's pretty easy to step into the path of a train (which is true at various points along the line, but still...)
From last week, you can see the piers taking shape. I believe that the front row, visible here as just forms and reinforcing rods, is the front edge of the plaza.
This is the Metropolitan Club as viewed from the future Ballpark Authority office space.
I didn't check the menu too closely, but it looks like all the standard fare is available, and not much of the non-standard stuff.
I suppose that one day my son will graduate from Mrs. Fields to Hooters. At least he won't have to travel too far. *Shudder*
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