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What are they hanging over there?
I never think of Rod Carew as a first baseman. But he was.
Dave St. Peter introducing the first physical models of the ballpark in June 2007
Love the lighted, translucent panel
Mussina's first pitch. (Playing 3rd: Not A-Rod)
A scene repeated about a million times each game
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.
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.
Our host points to the Puckett Atrium on the diagram.
Doors directly to the concourse, and a view of the stands beyond
Showing more of the context for the louvers.
Click on this photo to see what it looked like on this spot 101 years ago (I'm not kidding)
Rich Pogin (left) and Bruce Lambrecht (Source: Skyway News)
A last look on the way out.
B ramp glimpse
This view, through a B ramp window, won't last forever.
Now looking north, the tracks emerge from beneath Seventh Street as freight tracks only. The Northstar line ends at the northwest corner of the ballpark. One day, however, you can bet that other passenger trains will approach from the southwest metro on these tracks -- if our legislators are smart and persistent, that is.
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
Work beneath the scoreboard
The wooden louvers are in on Fifth Street
A final glimpse from the street of stadia installation along the left field line
Working on the connecting LRT tracks (this view looks up Fifth Street toward downtown.)
Before the team came out to warm up, Kirby Puckett, Jr. was playing Frisbee out in center.
Pile driving in progress
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
JohnW provides this shot of a construction barricade on First Avenue
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