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I never think of Rod Carew as a first baseman. But he was.
(Click to enlarge greatly)
The electronic sign has been corrected (and never forget that ballpark is one word, not two)
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
Here is Seventh Street viewed from the west looking toward downtown. This will probably be the most pedestrian-friendly side (other than the plaza), but only if there is some psychological barrier between the people on foot and the people in their dangerously fast-moving automobiles.
A peak inside what will become the main concourse.
Seat logos in place
Looking up Seventh Street to the west
This is the Metropolitan Club as viewed from the future Ballpark Authority office space.
Wind veil install from across Seventh
North Loop Deli
Print press box
Here's what they do in April at Comerica Park
Gate 29 escalators
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
Packed SRO beneath the notch.
The stunning curtains, which skillfully evoke the architecture, keep the atrium from getting too hot in the late afternoon sun, simultaneously hiding the HERC.
Notice the temporary railing extensions
Note reflected sunset (7:30 PM). Could be a worry...
The seating bowl of Citizens Bank Park overlaid on the Target Field site
Delmon Young getting warmed up
Ballpark elevation viewed from Seventh Street. (Click to enlarge.)
BPM - Ballpark Magic
BRT - Bus Rapid Transit
DSP - Dave St. Peter
FSE - Full Season Equivalent
FYS - Fake Yankee Stadium (see also: NYS)
HERC - Hennepin Energy Resource Company (aka the Garbage Burner)
HPB - Home Plate Box
HRP - Home Run Porch
LC - Legends Club
LRT - Light Rail Transit
MBA - Minnesota Ballpark Authority (will own Target Field)
MOA - Mall of America
MSFC - Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission (owns the Metrodome)
NYS - New Yankee Stadium
SRO - Standing Room Only
STH - Season Ticket Holder
TCFBS - TCF Bank Stadium
TF - Target Field
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