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Thanks for all the hard work out there, Cold Safety-Line Dudes. (I'm glad that my job does not require safety lines...)
The model still shows the Batters Eye Club, which is no longer part of the design.
Fun with section counting!
Look closely and you'll see limestone on the front of the press box!
Time to paint those supports Vikings-purple.
Where you are, and where you can go.
Here we are waiting for the first train to arrive at the station (Nov 14).
A detail from the above image shows that the section signage is now in place
Detail at Gate 6
The process of building the canopy is really amazing to watch.
This is the trapezoid (for lack of a better name) in right center. Be sure to notice section of seats just below the pavilion and above the fence (which I hadn't noticed before). For those who are interested, what looks like an old-style scoreboard is in fact a high-def video board which will look, at times, like an old-fashioned scoreboard.
Note the gigantic -- and very permanent -- M's on the gates at the base of these stairs.
Stepping inside the circulation building
Click to enlarge.
Plaza overview from the A ramp
The view from our seats. I took this picture while standing, and the railing would prove mildly problematic when I sat down -- but not as much as my scorecard, which I always seemed to be holding right in Vic's view of the plate (she told me so).
Now from the inside looking at the same area.
A look at Gate 34.
Original outfield configuration
Another classic space in the making above the Hrbek gate.
Clyde Doepner's Met Stadium Memorabilia (Source: LP)
Scoreboard in profile against the skyline
Home Run Porch Terrace
All three seating mounds
From the B ramp, 6th level elevator lobby window
Click to enlarge greatly. See yourself?
Here's the view as you step to the front of the outer moat beyond first base.
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