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Some fun field facts. (Click to enlarge.)
This design has a rather generic quality to it, but they appear to have considered the B garage. Though it isn't part of the model, they've clearly left room for it.
I realized I've never shown how the walkway over Seventh Street meets the A ramp
A closer look at the louvers
The overhang as seen through the unnumbered gate
In the top of the 9th, the sun hit our backs and summer took one last long look.
Home Run Porch Terrace
To the left, out of view, was a row of guys in very nice suits. Most I did not recognize.
Looking out from under Gate 34
Rod Carew will greet you, but he's sorely in need of a home plate for reference. (Killebrew is too.)
The plate marker is just to the left.
From about two blocks away you can finally get an idea of what it looks like. Just to my left (but out of view) was a valet parking stand where a limo was idling.
That group was working on something very carefully, but I couldn't tell just what it was.
Ballark Authority members listen to the LEED introduction
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
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.
(Click to enlarge.)
The past is the future. Seriously.
Target Plaza looking toward the grandstand
Click to enlarge greatly.
The pink thing is a mascot. (Actually, with a damn fine mascot actor underneath.)
Fan number 3,030,673 came through this gate a few moments after I took this picture.
Reverse stairway view
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