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  • Originally posted by 80SHOCK View Post
    I wonder if the Yankees knew that the ball would carry the way it is would they have made it 314 down the RF line?
    I'm not sure why the Yankees wanted to make the demensions the same as RYS. I would have gone in a different direction.
    The whole point is that the dimension are NOT the same as RYS. RYS was 359 to right field. This place is only 350 AND has a shorter wall. Why they decided to shorten the already cozy RF dimensions when all along they said they weren't is a mystery.

    Anyone?


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    • Originally posted by RationalNYYfan View Post
      Don't even talk about the game right now. All of you.

      Let's talk about the stadium. Anybody have nice pictures?
      here is my favorite pic in the concourse
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      • Originally posted by RationalNYYfan View Post
        Don't even talk about the game right now. All of you.

        Let's talk about the stadium. Anybody have nice pictures?
        Haha. I agree.

        I posted some ideas on the last thread, but they seemed to be ignored.

        Here was the post: http://www.baseball-fever.com/showpo...postcount=2075
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        • Originally posted by peterrod16 View Post
          here is my favorite pic in the concourse
          Is that kid anyone in particular, or just a random kid? In any case, Babe should be teaching him to bat the other way.
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          • From NYYfans.com


            Before I get killed, Rob liked to point out how empty Citi Field was in the premium seats, it was the same at NYS. BOTH teams are going to have to rethink ticket prices, this is absurd.

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            • Originally posted by baseballman1243 View Post
              And there is NO WAY to fix the right field wall. That's it.
              One word: Plexiglass.

              j/k

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              • Told you.

                On 7/22/2008
                Originally posted by Ralf
                Have the Yankees built in any space in the OF? It looks like its going to be a bandbox.
                On 4/4/2009
                Originally posted by Ralf
                NYS is going to be a bandbox - worse than CBP. Book it.

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                • In center and left, the field plays normal. It's right that's the problem.
                  Ballparks, Stadiums, & Green Diamonds Died In '08

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                  • Originally posted by baseballman1243 View Post
                    In center and left, the field plays normal. It's right that's the problem.
                    I don't know. Choo hit what seemed like a popup in the 2nd inning, and it carried over the wall into the visiting bullpen.

                    Maybe it was a fluke with the wind, but off the bat it seemed like nothing more than a routine popup.
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                    • ......................
                      Last edited by Rob R; 04-18-2009, 03:05 PM.

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                        • Originally posted by Rob R View Post
                          You're either delusional or just being disingenuous. You continually attribute things to me that just aren't true. Very weird. Maybe you're just confused...........or more than likely, here just to stir things up.

                          Have anything constructive to say in this thread other than throw digs and "lols"? At least I have had some discussion about Citi in the Citi thread without knocking it or anyone.
                          Saying they need to lower ticket prices is not constructive? It's true whether you like it or not. You can wear your Yankee colored sunglasses as much as you want, but NEITHER team built a perfect stadium. And on the edit way to change your post to ..... like usual.
                          Here is your litte chime in in the Citi thread...

                          Rob R
                          Originally Posted by baseballman1243
                          Citi looks awful on t.v. right now because no one is sitting behind home plate.
                          I noticed that myself.
                          Last edited by mattygnym; 04-18-2009, 03:08 PM.

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                          • Originally posted by mattygnym View Post
                            Saying they need to lower ticket prices is not constructive? It's true whether you like it or not. You can wear your Yankee colored sunglasses as much as you want, but NEITHER team built a perfect stadium. And on the edit way to change your post to ..... like usual.
                            Here is your litte chime in in the Citi thread...

                            Rob R
                            Originally Posted by baseballman1243
                            Citi looks awful on t.v. right now because no one is sitting behind home plate.
                            I noticed that myself.
                            So I agreed with the original poster over something that was obvious? Was that a dig or comparison to NYS as you disingenously tried to make it out to be?

                            You seemingly have nothing better to do than try to stir things up here. Thanks for paying a visit, coincidentally during a blowout, to make comments. We appreciate it!

                            And FYI, I've criticized NYS plenty of times....Do you do the same with Citi?

                            And I edited it (deleted it), because I decided you weren't worth my time...
                            Last edited by Rob R; 04-18-2009, 03:16 PM.

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                            • Originally posted by PadreHomer View Post
                              I'd like to see some good pictures of the concourses. I take it the great hall is separate from the seating area concourse?
                              The Great Hall is on the same level as the field level concourse. There were tons of people hanging out there during the exhibitions games. I'm not sure what it's like during a real game, though, although all of the concessions and stores remain open.
                              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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                              • What exactly are the cushions of the fancy chairs made out of? I think I read in one article that they were leather, but that seems like it'd be too expensive (and prone to damage). I've always assumed based on the pictures that it was some sort of waterproof vinyl-mesh material.
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