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    The view from 114th street:

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    Hope someone remembers to call DirecTV by tonight to cancel the service. WON'T be needing it after tomorrow .......
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  6. #8031
    Quote Originally Posted by nymdan View Post
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    I see another sign that MeiGray couldn't exploit. Or will that be on the auction next month?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dyhrdmet View Post
    I see another sign that MeiGray couldn't exploit. Or will that be on the auction next month?

    Coming soon to eBay, no doubt.
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  8. #8033
    theyre killing me with the teaseing. just pull it off like a bandaid
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    Quote Originally Posted by BronxMetFan View Post
    theyre killing me with the teaseing. just pull it off like a bandaid

    I look at it this way, Big Man .... we've waited five months, right?
    "Shea" (or her remains) gets ONE MORE day in the sun before the final act tomorrow. She's earned it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul W View Post
    who cares a about "E" or "K"-ROID?? lets try calling francesa and see if he can discuss anything else besides the evil empire!! i'm trying from california...
    you know when oys comes down he'll be there...
    Hopefully, he'll be the bull's eye of the first falling beam...

    Dennis
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    Its amazing how fast and furious the demolition has been and yet it takes them just about 2 days to take this very small area down.

    Its like they want to torture us just a little longer. Just rub the salt in a little deeper.

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    Unfortunately that ticket office will probably still be there after the ramps come down so technically the last part of shea coming down won't be all that impressive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasterbill View Post
    Unfortunately that ticket office will probably still be there after the ramps come down so technically the last part of shea coming down won't be all that impressive.
    That's true, Bill.

    Unless the ramps land on top of the ticket office ....
    which doesn't seem very likely ... that building will be the last thing resembling Shea to be demolished.
    Last edited by RichieA13; 02-17-2009 at 05:20 PM. Reason: CORRECTION: That room was an electrical room (I think) ... not a ticket office!
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  14. #8039
    Quote Originally Posted by coasterbill View Post
    Unfortunately that ticket office will probably still be there after the ramps come down so technically the last part of shea coming down won't be all that impressive.
    that and the Diamond Club entrance. figures that would be the last to go.

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    When I left the upper escalator (the one from the Mezz to the Upper Deck) was still there. What time did you take your pictures, Dan?
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    This is home now - Citi Field, capacity 41,800 - and every seat in this ballpark seemingly filled, some standees as well, anticipating a piece of history as delivered by Mike Pelfrey, the 25-year-old from Wichita, Kansas. Into a windup, his first pitch in the history of Citi Field, a fastball for a called strike to Jody Gerut. Gerut off to a .214 start with no homers and one RBI. - Howie Rose calls the very first pitch thrown at Citi Field, April 13, 2009

  16. #8041
    all that is now left are the two sections of ramps...the seat sections in front were removed about an hour ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilpade8109 View Post
    all that is now left are the two sections of ramps...the seat sections in front were removed about an hour ago
    Kind of fitting the last structure is one of the signifying features of Shea.

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  18. #8043
    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
    When I left the upper escalator (the one from the Mezz to the Upper Deck) was still there. What time did you take your pictures, Dan?
    Around 2.

    According to bluenautica's twitter, the escalators were taken down around 1.

  19. #8044
    Quote Originally Posted by lilpade8109 View Post
    all that is now left are the two sections of ramps...the seat sections in front were removed about an hour ago
    From bluenautica:

  20. #8045
    according to a guy taking pics...the ramp is going down tomorrow like the scoreboard did with that pull down idea...cant confirm by any means though

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    so what time is everyone planning on going tomorrow. from dan's info, it seems as though the whole thing will be down in the noon-ish time frame, so is about 10:30 - 11:00 a good range to get there?

  22. #8047
    Quote Originally Posted by MSchvatz44 View Post
    so what time is everyone planning on going tomorrow. from dan's info, it seems as though the whole thing will be down in the noon-ish time frame, so is about 10:30 - 11:00 a good range to get there?
    That's about when I plan to get there.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sukCHRK1Dyw

    Dont mind quality I wanted to finish uploading as fast as possible
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    Quote Originally Posted by nymdan View Post
    By the way, unless bluenautica talked to someone else after I left, the info we have regarding the last piece being knocked down was from two different workers, one of whom said "around noon," while the other said "before lunch." So, it's very possible that it could be in the 11-12 time frame, but not definite.

    Be advised, construction workers usually work within a 7:30am to 3-4pm timeframe. I would THINK that perhaps they would do it midday to appease the news coverage... but if the crane operator is a Yankee fan, then he just might "YANK" the support beam at precisely 7:30:01am.

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  25. #8050
    Quote Originally Posted by kingcohn92 View Post
    And Here's My Final Timelapse/ Shea Stadium Rememberance Video:
    I hope you guys enjoy:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcxiXUPqh90
    Good video. Sad to see but you captured it.

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