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  • #91
    http://deadspin.com/5382913/why-your...zens-bank-park

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    • #92
      Funny!



      I love how he high-fives his daughter like she's his frat buddy or something. Very cute scene!

      sigpic

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      • #93
        Beautiful ballpark, but when are they going to tear down that ugly sign in the parking lot obstructing the skyline view? I realize the sign was there first, but the view would be so much nicer without that eyesore.

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        • #94
          Originally posted by quemortal View Post
          Beautiful ballpark, but when are they going to tear down that ugly sign in the parking lot obstructing the skyline view? I realize the sign was there first, but the view would be so much nicer without that eyesore.
          i soooo agree. i would have thought that they would have taken it down a couple of yrs. ago when they completed the Comcast skyscraper. the closest explanation i ever got from the phils office,in past yrs., was that they THOUGHT it had something to do with having to fulfill the remainder of some advertising contract,or something, before they could remove it. either that, or it still remains as a visual landmark sign for new visitors to recognize where the complex is, from the expressway. why not just relocate it a couple hundred feet to the left,to behind the scoreboard let's say,and everybody would be happy.

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          • #95
            Went to the game today... What a gorgeous day for baseball.






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            • #96
              Citizens Bank Park 05-01-2010

              Visted Citizens Bank Park yesterday.
              I sat in section 422 row 16 and was in a nice cool zone with the breeze.
              CBP is in top 5 for my favorite ballparks.
              I did get ripped by the young philly fans who were drunk(i expected that)
              However the older fans were very nice but still ribbing me for being a met fan.
              Its all in good fun.
              here are a couple of pics
              view of pregame warmup, Philly skyline, first pitch
              Roy Halladay delivery
              Victorino three run homer off pelfrey
              link of the rest of my photos below
              http://www.flickr.com/photos/7999893...7623979300690/
              Enjoy.
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              • #97
                Originally posted by peterrod16 View Post
                Visted Citizens Bank Park yesterday.
                I sat in section 422 row 16 and was in a nice cool zone with the breeze.
                CBP is in top 5 for my favorite ballparks.
                I did get ripped by the young philly fans who were drunk(i expected that)
                However the older fans were very nice but still ribbing me for being a met fan.
                Its all in good fun.
                here are a couple of pics
                view of pregame warmup, Philly skyline, first pitch
                Roy Halladay delivery
                Victorino three run homer off pelfrey
                link of the rest of my photos below
                http://www.flickr.com/photos/7999893...7623979300690/
                Enjoy.
                peterrod
                Nice pictures. Without beating a dead horse, IMHO it beats Citi Field because the ads are not so overbearing, and there does not seem to be any stairways to the top deck.

                Other than those 2 issues, they almost seem like clones (well ,clones in a mirror)

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                • #98
                  Originally posted by mandrake View Post
                  peterrod
                  Nice pictures. Without beating a dead horse, IMHO it beats Citi Field because the ads are not so overbearing, and there does not seem to be any stairways to the top deck.

                  Other than those 2 issues, they almost seem like clones (well ,clones in a mirror)
                  Mandrake,
                  yes CBP & Citi are almost identical but certain things i noticed different from citi.
                  1. CBP enforces the rule about returning to your seat while the game is playing in the upper deck
                  2. you can hear the roar of the crowd while going to the parking lot(reminded me of shea)
                  3. tolls and parking $30.20 CBP vs $35 at citi from Bergen county
                  i love both ballparks

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                  • #99
                    Originally posted by Mario Mendoza...HOF Lock View Post
                    Whose office is that? Kudos to the Phillies for doing something different there.

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                    • "One Tased in South Philly"



                      Get it?

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                      • Originally posted by Jorge View Post
                        Whose office is that? Kudos to the Phillies for doing something different there.
                        That's the groundskeepers office. Many parks, including Citi Field put them in the outfield. Except in Citi, they cover it up with padding.

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                        • On The Bank

                          I absolutely love Citizens Bank Park...I've been to 20 existing ballparks and the Bank is in my top, well, six...I rank it about the same as the new Busch in St. Louis, which is also awesome.

                          I think of all of the cities that got new ballparks, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Pittsburgh got the best upgrades. They got Citizens Bank right on everything: visual appeal, local food, ample parking, good seating, and they now have an exciting team to watch. The Phillies aren't my team, but I'll always go to a game at my home park now given the chance. Didn't feel that way about the Vet.

                          Regarding the location, Mayor Street wanted it in Chinatown, but the residents there protested enough to shoot the idea down. That actually saved the city about $350 million in land acquisition costs...so the next time you're renting a car in Philadelphia, at least you won't get socked more than you do.

                          And it's not all bad, there's plenty of parking, easy access from the interstate although traffic does get backed up before games. I know how to get around that though.

                          The food is great too, I've tried the Schmitter, the Tony Luke's roast pork with provolone, and the Campo's cheesesteak, and the crab fries. All were expensive but tasty. Haven't tried Bull's yet but that is next on the list.

                          It's a great ballpark. Philly finally corrected its biggest mistake.
                          Everything from parking to peanuts at the ballgame...check out www.BallparkEGuides.com!

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                          • cbp new videoboard WOW

                            wow






                            it will make it debut tonight 29 march 2011

                            NEW PHILLIES HD VIDEOBOARD DETAILS & FUN FACTS
                            When completed, the new Phillies HD display will be the largest in the National League and among the largest in the world - measuring 76 feet high and 97 feet wide, and totaling 7,372 square feet of digital space.
                            •The display could feature 49 life-size Phillie Phanatics standing next to and on top of each other
                            •Overall size: 76 feet high and 97 feet wide. Offers more than 2.5 times more video area than previous video display (7,372 square feet of digital space vs. 2,691 square feet)
                            •Weight: approximately 84,420 lbs. (42.2 tons)
                            •Resolution: The HD-15 display exceeds 1080p HD standard with 1512 lines of resolution (six times the resolution of the previous display)
                            •Super-wide viewing angles offer improved visibility for more fans; Viewing angles: exceed 160 degrees horizontal (greater than 80 degrees on each side off center)
                            •Takes approximately 1,380 flat-panel televisions (at 42" each) to fill the area of the new display
                            •If it were a consumer television, the Phillies display would be considered a 1,478" screen
                            •Uses state of the art LED technology providing superior brightness in direct sun light, with the capability to show up to 144 quadrillion shades of color
                            •Approximately 32,363 feet (6.1 miles) of wiring will deliver power and data to the new display
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                            • Awesome STUFF!
                              Just call me a sports fan.

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                              • Major upgrade. My buddy has a plan in Section 329, almost in the shadow of the scoreboard, can't wait to check it out.
                                A different classic baseball blog https://twitter.com/behindthebagbtb

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