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  • Originally posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
    There's always the McDonald's across the street... at least, it will be across the street...


    (Photo taken October 7, 2007. © Gary Dunaier)
    Hey, just like Wrigley, sooo we're keeping the classic stadium theme =) okay, I know that's stretching it, but eh..

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=l&hl=e...8&iwloc=A&om=0

    Wrigley mcds.jpg

    Only pic of it i could find is from that mcnuggets rap song commercial on youtube... not great quality.. oh well.
    Last edited by YanksRule; 01-30-2008, 10:21 PM.

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    • The Captain's Locker

      Another thing that I've wondered about and I'm not sure whether or not it's been discussed is about Thurman Munson's locker.Doesn't Munson's empty locker still sit in the Yankee clubhouse as a sort of memorial to his memory?I wonder what the Yankees plan on doing with his locker?I mean their going to transplant Monument Park into the new stadium,will they bring Thurman's locker into the new clubhouse as well?
      "There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them."--Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel

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      • Originally posted by YanksRule View Post
        Hey, just like Wrigley, sooo we're keeping the classic stadium theme =) okay, I know that's stretching it, but eh..

        Only pic of it i could find is from that mcnuggets rap song commercial on youtube... not great quality.. oh well.
        Here's one in better quality, and thematically similar to mine in that all you see of the McDonald's is the McDonald's sign...


        (Photo listed as having been taken November 24, 2006. Link to original source: here)
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        Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
        Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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        • Originally posted by florida_yankee_fan View Post
          Another thing that I've wondered about and I'm not sure whether or not it's been discussed is about Thurman Munson's locker.Doesn't Munson's empty locker still sit in the Yankee clubhouse as a sort of memorial to his memory?I wonder what the Yankees plan on doing with his locker?I mean their going to transplant Monument Park into the new stadium,will they bring Thurman's locker into the new clubhouse as well?
          I heard Munsun's locker will be going into the mueseum they're building inside the new Stadium. So now everyone will be able to see it.
          The 27 Time World Series Champions New York Yankees!

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          • Thanks for the info,I didn't know that.
            "There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them."--Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel

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            • Today on my way back from school I thought of how the yankees could pay homage to the legends by way of statues. Clearly we can't have a statue for every Yankee Legend, so why not concieve the best yankee starting nine. What the yankees could do is that every month starting from Jan. 09, they have the fans vote for the player at that certain position. For example, in January, the pitcher would be voted on, then in February, the catcher, and so on and so on. Voting would end in September, and the line-up can be announced in October. The statues would be situated as such:


              I'm still not sure where the pitcher would be situated. (Suggestions are welcomed.)

              I thought that I would pose this idea to the Yankee and baseball faithful in this thread to see if it's a good idea or not.

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              • That's a very good idea jp nys. Maybe the pitchers' section could be somewhere in the main concourse, in front of the catchers'.

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                • Originally posted by jp_nys View Post
                  Today on my way back from school I thought of how the yankees could pay homage to the legends by way of statues. Clearly we can't have a statue for every Yankee Legend, so why not concieve the best yankee starting nine. What the yankees could do is that every month starting from Jan. 09, they have the fans vote for the player at that certain position. For example, in January, the pitcher would be voted on, then in February, the catcher, and so on and so on. Voting would end in September, and the line-up can be announced in October. The statues would be situated as such:


                  I'm still not sure where the pitcher would be situated. (Suggestions are welcomed.)

                  I thought that I would pose this idea to the Yankee and baseball faithful in this thread to see if it's a good idea or not.
                  I like the idea of statues outside the stadium at all 4 gates or even in the Great Hall, but nine is way too much. Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle.... "The Four Fathers"

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                  • Originally posted by Sean Ryan View Post
                    I like the idea of statues outside the stadium at all 4 gates or even in the Great Hall, but nine is way too much. Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle.... "The Four Fathers"

                    So Yogi, Scooter, and other Yankee greats don't belong in that list as well.

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                    • Originally posted by Sean Ryan View Post
                      I like the idea of statues outside the stadium at all 4 gates or even in the Great Hall, but nine is way too much. Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle.... "The Four Fathers"
                      The Yankees already have the monuments. Why adorn the stadium with additional statues--it's tacky and derivative of other new 'retro' parks--when we have the original thing?

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                      • Originally posted by jp_nys View Post
                        So Yogi, Scooter, and other Yankee greats don't belong in that list as well.
                        Good heavens--they can't retire every number, put up plaques and monuments to everyone, AND erect statues for everyone too.

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                        • Originally posted by monkeypants View Post
                          Good heavens--they can't retire every number, put up plaques and monuments to everyone, AND erect statues for everyone too.

                          Well, that's your honest opinion. You are not going to start up another one of these arguments with me. You could've just simply said you disagree with the idea, instead of getting all riled up and acting childish about an idea.
                          Last edited by jp_nys; 01-31-2008, 09:49 PM.

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                          • Originally posted by jp_nys View Post
                            Well, that's your honest opinion. You are not going to start up another one of these arguments with me. You could've just simply said you disagree with the idea, instead of getting all riled up and acting childish about an idea.
                            I'm sorry--I didn't realize that expressing the reasoning behind my disagreement is, in your eyes, "acting childish." Hmmm...who's getting "all riled up."

                            Anyway, maybe someone will post some new pictures.

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                            • Yankee Madness

                              :cap I played in Yankee Stadium and when I saw the pictures of the construction pictures of the new stadium, it made me sick to my stomach
                              Why do city officials use tax monies to tear down historic stadiums and buildings that are historic in nature? If money were coming from their pocketbooks, it would be a different story. The baseball and football owners are REPEING the taxpayers by threatening them on moving to another city if the don't build a new stadium. In the end, with larger facilities and corporate boxes, the profits go to the owners. GREED - GREED - GREED

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                              • Let me propose an idea for you guys. What if the Yankees change the way they give out numbers starting in 2009 (new stadium, new era) according to the old way of issuing numbers: where you are in the batting order. Damon #1, Jeter #2, Alex Rodriguez #4, etc. I think it would be an amazing tribute to the past, and forge the new Yankee way?
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