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  • I really don't understand what Posada means about the screen being a distraction when the pitcher releases the ball. The screen is well above the pitchers release point (when/where the ball comes out).
    Even with a tall pitcher (unless he's Shaq's height) and most pitchers aren't, the screen shouldn't be an issue.
    Maybe this picture isn't an accurate view of what he sees. but looking at Melky and I know he's not the tallest player but he's not short either, the screen is well above his head from that advantage point. Again maybe not an accurate catcher's view but still.
    I'll just chalk it up to him not being used the big screen.
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    • It's possible that a 12-6 curveball may catch a bit of the screen.

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      • Originally posted by JC Daly View Post
        . . . of taking as many photo's as I have card space/battery for!

        http://www.flickr.com/photos/8114851...7616201252783/
        Excellent photos JC! I just finished looking through your 542 this morning. Out of 800+?? Wow! By triple, you exceeded the amount of photos I've ever taken personally at one event . . . Great job! Enjoyed "the browse".

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        • Originally posted by Yankeefan3783 View Post
          It's possible that a 12-6 curveball may catch a bit of the screen.
          Mmm don't think so. Curve doesn't break THAT high.
          And according to what ever you believe some say a curve ball is just optical illusion. The ball really doesn't curve.

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          • Originally posted by YanksRule View Post
            The wall is already cracking lol:

            Obviously the Yankees will need a new stadium, as NYS is crumbling.
            Vintage Photos of Detroit Ballparks:
            http://www.flickr.com/photos/doctor_gogol/sets/

            http://www.flickr.com/photos/46267068@N04/sets/

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            • Originally posted by 80SHOCK View Post
              Mmm don't think so. Curve doesn't break THAT high.
              And according to what ever you believe some say a curve ball is just optical illusion. The ball really doesn't curve.
              it most definitely curves

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                • This stadium is very, very cool. It is obvious the amount of money that has been spent here. The frieze looks awesome at night and the ribbon boards really make the different levels stand out. The darkness under the frieze is cool with the way the crowd kind of fades back into it. The exterior also looks awesome at night. The large banner photos in the great hall also are a fantastic reminder that this is more than just about the stadium. It is about the people who have played the game and the traditions they have made for the franchise. I've seen quite a few times the stadium described as majestic. I guess that is okay and I agree to a degree but I see it more as a very "grand and modern" stadium that embraces what the team is all about. It is an awesome stadium.

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                  • A-Rod could rejoin Yanks before May

                    Good news guys. ARod is ahead of schedule.

                    http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?...=.jsp&c_id=mlb
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                    • Originally posted by Astros View Post
                      This stadium is very, very cool. It is obvious the amount of money that has been spent here. The frieze looks awesome at night and the ribbon boards really make the different levels stand out. The darkness under the frieze is cool with the way the crowd kind of fades back into it. The exterior also looks awesome at night. The large banner photos in the great hall also are a fantastic reminder that this is more than just about the stadium. It is about the people who have played the game and the traditions they have made for the franchise. I've seen quite a few times the stadium described as majestic. I guess that is okay and I agree to a degree but I see it more as a very "grand and modern" stadium that embraces what the team is all about. It is an awesome stadium.
                      Good pick up. I didn't even notice that. The darkness does make the frieze stand out.

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                      • Originally posted by Cool Papa B. View Post
                        Good news guys. ARod is ahead of schedule.

                        http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?...=.jsp&c_id=mlb
                        Really is this good news? I mean it's been quiet around the team since he went to Colorado.
                        Here comes the circus.......

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                        • The Yankees do so well when the media's attention is on stuff like
                          • a beautiful new stadium
                          • good young talent like Brett Gardner
                          • a revamped pitching staff


                          ...once A-Rod comes back, it's gonna be like "here we go again..." for everybody. And it just gets so tired...
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                          • Originally posted by RationalNYYfan View Post
                            The Yankees do so well when the media's attention is on stuff like
                            • a beautiful new stadium
                            • good young talent like Brett Gardner
                            • a revamped pitching staff


                            ...once A-Rod comes back, it's gonna be like "here we go again..." for everybody. And it just gets so tired...
                            After 2 weeks of Cody Ransom reality you will personally drive the limo to get A-Rod to the Stadium. Cody's a great guy and will play his heart out, but let's get real: he isn't a 33 year old career minor leaguer for nothing.

                            BTW, anybody notice what that miserable scumbag Raismann wrote in the Daily News today? He speculated on what would happen if the 16th got rained, or he gleefully speculated, snowed out. How there's no off day the next day so the event would be toally ruined with a day/niter the next day or some such. You could tell he actually wants it to happen, just so he can revel in it. Screw 53,000 people having their day ruined. What a miserable load he is.
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                            • Originally posted by Rob R View Post
                              I'm probably sounding like a broken record, but I'm starting to get pissed off. Between the hideous netting and all these cables and wires WITHIN the viewing area of the playing field. I am now seeing that not only do you see the netting on TV, but there's a wire obstruction, the length of the field, at the game itself. NYS is starting to look like a giant batting range or golf range. It's cheapening the stadium in addition to being an annoyance.

                              Look at these photos

                              RYS had the same wire system . . maybe it was thinner?

                              Also. the net in RYS did not have to be as high as the suites and press box were really recessed. In NYS the Delta Suite is right in the bulls eye. Plus home plate is now much closer.

                              Can anyone post pics of alternative systems from other parks that could be used at NYS?
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                              • Originally posted by doctor_gogol View Post
                                Obviously the Yankees will need a new stadium, as NYS is crumbling.
                                Get out the wrecking ball, demolish US Cellular Field II, move everybody back across the street.

                                By the way, getting serious now, I have a question: Are people allowed to stand behind the wheelchair sections to watch the game? One usher told me that I couldn't, but every other usher was really nice and said that I could.
                                Bats, they are sick. I cannot hit curveball. Straightball I hit it very much. Curveball, bats are afraid. I ask Jobu to come, take fear from bats. I offer him cigar, and rum. He will come.

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