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  • #46
    Originally posted by POLO GROUNDS 1957
    The current comiskey park is a dump. i did go into the stadium in 1991 after my friend payed my way into the auction for items of the old comiskey park.the upper deck stinks bad. a couple of years after it opened the stadium had cracks in the foundation.and old comiskey park was not a dump. granted it was not as well kept up as tiger stadium in detroit but it was no dump.i still hate the new comiskey park just as i did in 1991.and i refuse to go there for a game.if i do go to chicago i always stop across the street were old comiskey park was and checkout homeplate and the batters boxes and the foul lines.i hate this current white sox ballpark just like i hate the new stadium in detroit.
    Well for once you're talking with some knowledge, since you at least have been to the new Comiskey Park. But how on earth can you hate a stadium that you admit you've never been to?

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    • #47
      Originally posted by serumgard
      Well for once you're talking with some knowledge, since you at least have been to the new Comiskey Park. But how on earth can you hate a stadium that you admit you've never been to?
      As far as the stadium in detroit last fall i had jury duty and on my lunch hour i walked all the way around comerica park to checkout the stadium for myself.so now nobody can say anything to me about my opinion since i have been to the stadium in detroit. and i still say that its a dump like the stadium in chicago.
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      • #48
        Originally posted by POLO GROUNDS 1957
        As far as the stadium in detroit last fall i had jury duty and on my lunch hour i walked all the way around comerica park to checkout the stadium for myself.so now nobody can say anything to me about my opinion since i have been to the stadium in detroit. and i still say that its a dump like the stadium in chicago.
        Oh geez. You realize that if you had walked around Tiger Stadium you would've thought it was a warehouse? You've never seen a game there, so you have no idea what the stadium is like when it's crowded and lively.

        I have no idea why I insist on challenging your opinions. Nothing you say comes close to changing my opinion of you.

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        • #49
          Originally posted by serumgard
          Oh geez. You realize that if you had walked around Tiger Stadium you would've thought it was a warehouse? You've never seen a game there, so you have no idea what the stadium is like when it's crowded and lively.

          I have no idea why I insist on challenging your opinions. Nothing you say comes close to changing my opinion of you.
          Hey i never saw a game at the stadium in chicago and i still say that its a dump just like the stadium here in detroit.
          Tiger stadium has never looked like a warehouse.
          LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
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          • #50
            I don't think there's any chance you would ever like a new stadium. It seems that you go into each one with the preconceived notion that it is a dump, find one flaw, declare it vastly inferior to every stadium ever constructed before 1950, and then assume that everyone else who can appreciate great modern architecture an idiot.

            Comerica has won numerous awards for having a brilliantly designed exterior. Some old parks have beautiful external facades - old Comiskey Park I would say was one of the ugliest. Based on exteriors I don't give much credibility to anyone who compares Comerica to old Comiskey and finds Comerica to be a dump.

            There is a lot of beauty to old ballparks, but there can be at least some to new parks. When you come out time after time and just declare that anything new is a dump, you lose a lot of credibility and end up looking prejudiced to an extent that is laughable but at the same time which eliminates any intelligence or fun we might gain from a real argument.

            I pose my question again, is there any stadium constructed in the last 50 years that you tolerate?
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            • #51
              Originally posted by redbuck
              I pose my question again, is there any stadium constructed in the last 50 years that you tolerate?
              County stadium in Milwaukee, metropolitan stadium in minnesota,dodger stadium(But it will never compare to ebbets field)old memorial stadium in baltimore.california angels stadium before they enclosed it.
              LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
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              • #52
                How about since 1980?
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                • #53
                  Originally posted by redbuck
                  How about since 1980?
                  The answer is NO these new ballparks are cookie cutter stadiums just like the ones back in the 1960s and 1970s. they all copy the stadium in baltimore.
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                  • #54
                    Originally posted by POLO GROUNDS 1957
                    County stadium in Milwaukee, metropolitan stadium in minnesota,dodger stadium(But it will never compare to ebbets field)old memorial stadium in baltimore.california angels stadium before they enclosed it.
                    Of the stadiums I've seen, I think your standards are way too high. Dodger Stadium's a dump, as was Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. Angels Stadium is one of the nicest parks I've been to (of course, that's since the enclosure, so clearly it's a "dump"). I'm guessing you think Shea Stadium's pretty nice too.

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by serumgard
                      Of the stadiums I've seen, I think your standards are way too high. Dodger Stadium's a dump, as was Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. Angels Stadium is one of the nicest parks I've been to (of course, that's since the enclosure, so clearly it's a "dump"). I'm guessing you think Shea Stadium's pretty nice too.
                      I hate shea stadium with a passion since they tore down the polo grounds in 1964 for shea stadium.i cant wait to see its demolition. that will make up for the sad day that they tore down the polo grounds in 1964.
                      LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
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                      • #56
                        Originally posted by POLO GROUNDS 1957
                        I hate shea stadium with a passion since they tore down the polo grounds in 1964 for shea stadium.i cant wait to see its demolition. that will make up for the sad day that they tore down the polo grounds in 1964.
                        Just how long do you expect ballparks to last? Tiger Stadium...Comiskey Park...the Polo Grounds. There were very good reasons these stadiums were replaced. They had worn out their useful life. The dump that was the Polo Grounds was, I believe, one of the big reasons the Giants moved (I could be wrong about that). The dimensions were horrendous. Why hold on to something for this long? It's been 40 years.

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                        • #57
                          1963 Yearbook

                          Here is a cover of the 1963 chicago white sox yearbook that was sold at old comiskey park.
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                          LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
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                          • #58
                            Is this a line of thinking that applies to your entire life? The internet became public in 1985 and thus must be horrible. Cell phones are the creation of Satan, and the Arizona Diamondbacks aren't even a real team.
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                            • #59
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                              Originally posted by serumgard
                              Just how long do you expect ballparks to last? Tiger Stadium...Comiskey Park...the Polo Grounds. There were very good reasons these stadiums were replaced. They had worn out their useful life. The dump that was the Polo Grounds was, I believe, one of the big reasons the Giants moved (I could be wrong about that). The dimensions were horrendous. Why hold on to something for this long? It's been 40 years.
                              The polo grounds was never a dump. i have talked to fans that did go there to see games and was told that the polo grounds was a great place to see games. i have even heard that from some brooklyn dodger fans also.and the polo grounds was never falling apart either.
                              LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
                              http://groups.yahoo.com/group/POLOGROUNDS1962

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                              • #60
                                1983 Allstar Game Tickets

                                Here are some ticket stubs from the 1983 allstar game from old comiskey park.
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                                LONG LIVE THE POLO GROUNDS 1891-1964
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