Dismantling the ballparks piecemeal will also enable crews to remove the seats in an orderly manner and make sure every little bit that can be sold will be put aside.
I'm sure even the concrete can be pulverized into powder form and sold in some form. They already make medallions with ballpark dirt, so why not concrete from otherwise demolished stadia?
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