I haven't really formed one yet, except that I think it would be cool to be able to see neighboring buildings from within the ballpark, from the Field Level and possibly from the field itself.
Originally Posted by peterrod16
Besides, if my understanding of the situation is correct, by the time this is up and running and functional, a player who hasn't even been born yet will be enshrined in the Mets Hall of Fame, and many of us will not be around to enjoy whatever amenities the project will offer... so at this stage it's all academic to me.
Although, if the heading and subheading to this Daily News article by Juan Gonzales is any indication of the reality of the situation ("Willets Point land a shameful steal of a deal for Mets; City is on the way to paying $500 million for tract and gifts 23 acres to Wilpons and partners for retail, entertainment and hotel complex by Citi Field"), well, that's just not right.
Gerardo Parra, a lefthand batter, steps in to lead off. Harvey's first pitch on the way, it's a fastball on the inside corner for a called strike, nothing and one, a 93-mile per hour fastball to Gerardo Parra. Parra batting at .281 with 6 homers, 28 runs batted in. - Howie Rose's call of Matt Harvey's very first pitch in the big leagues... Mets at Arizona, July 26, 2012