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The service entrance area in left-center, now with bench seating
This is the main entry to the Pro Shop. The second entry, located just outside the turnstiles, is indicated by the arrow.
Doors directly to the concourse, and a view of the stands beyond
1885 Sanborn Map Image (Source: Sanborn Map Collection, Minneapolis Public Library, Copyright © 2001 by The Sanborn Map Company, Sanborn Library, LLC)
This mural is behind the staircase. The window looks onto the promenade, and the door goes to a kitchen.
Town Ball Tavern balcony
Two train stations
From the revised site plan, this is the configuration of Gate 34 Puckett.
From the Downtown Council's 2025 Plan, a Metrodome "Revelopment" and a strong indication of where they think a new Vikings stadium should go.
I know you've seen these, but is there a better finishing touch anywhere else in baseball? I know not one.
Circulation ramps: Wrigley (classic, integrated) and Kauffman (modern, external)
Visual depiction of current stadium legislation
For executive entertaining
The HERC promenade side.
The Northstar station.
A detail from the above image shows that the section signage is now in place
This is also the promenade, where the first indications of the final texture of the walkway can be seen. This layer of concrete is going on top of gravel (as has been done over on the plaza).
The brick has been tinted where the circulation ramp meets the admin building.
Double plays will be turned here.
Here's a rack of lights being prepared for lifting into the canopy.
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.
At lower left are the seats I'm not going to use any time soon.
Bench seating? (Click to see hi-res version.)
Some fun field facts. (Click to enlarge.)
Tony Oliva, R. T. Rybak and Mike Opat
It's a great view of the action, though standing here is somewhat discouraged.
TC caps everywhere! (Is that you?)
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