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  • Originally posted by SparkyL View Post
    I had a chance to sit in a Party Suite a couple of weeks ago and noticed that in the outside seating area I could barely hear the PA system - even though there was a speaker in the ceiling right over my head. I was basically hearing the echo from other speakers in the park.

    In last Saturday's game I walked every concourse and tried the standing room in many locations and found that the quality of the sound varied tremendously from location-to-location, and very rarely was the sound level adequate.

    I was at a Phillies game over the summer (a college buddy works for My19 and had tickets to their Suite) and in walking around found that the sound was great throughout the park - even in the outside seats of the suite.

    If there is one thing about NYS that the Yankees have to fix it's the sound system.


    SparkyL, I agree wholeheartedly. This was the first thing that I noticed when I went to the Cubs/Yanks exhibition game. I sat in the upper grandstand, and it was seriously the loudest thing I have ever heard in my life. I had to cover my ears with my hands when they played music; my ears actually hurt. At about the 6th inning, my brother and I found ourselves in the Main Level (), and I could barely hear anything coming from the speakers. This immediately put a sour taste in my mouth about not only the sound system, but the overall design of the stadium.

    I was trying to think of a possible solution. Instead of a tower of speakers like RYS, what if they put a row of large speakers across the top of the centerfield video board? It would project the sound from one, uniform place, and I think it would look pretty cool, too. I will try to photoshop a little something later tonight when I get home from work.
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    • i love the way the sunlight bounces off the facade, its just really beautiful at sunset



      Last edited by yankies4life; 09-16-2009, 08:08 AM.

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      • Originally posted by locke40 View Post


        SparkyL, I agree wholeheartedly. This was the first thing that I noticed when I went to the Cubs/Yanks exhibition game. I sat in the upper grandstand, and it was seriously the loudest thing I have ever heard in my life. I had to cover my ears with my hands when they played music; my ears actually hurt. At about the 6th inning, my brother and I found ourselves in the Main Level (), and I could barely hear anything coming from the speakers. This immediately put a sour taste in my mouth about not only the sound system, but the overall design of the stadium.

        I was trying to think of a possible solution. Instead of a tower of speakers like RYS, what if they put a row of large speakers across the top of the centerfield video board? It would project the sound from one, uniform place, and I think it would look pretty cool, too. I will try to photoshop a little something later tonight when I get home from work.
        If you had sound coming from one place you will get delay, echos and lip sync issues.
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        • Originally posted by NYBase View Post
          If you had sound coming from one place you will get delay, echos and lip sync issues.
          That's fine with me. If OYS had this new and "improved" 360 degree sound system, Lou Gehrig's speech wouldn't be as breath-taking. "Today (today, today). I consider myself (myself, myself), the luckiest man (man, man), on the face of the earth (earth, earth). Thank you (thank you, thank you)." What's wrong with echo's? Also, if you listen to Dehrig Jeter's speech from the last game at RYS, you can hear the echoes as well. "Excuse me (excuse me, excuse me)."
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          • Originally posted by mandrake View Post
            Isn't it strange that all of the negatives about the Yankees and their new stadium are somehow forgotten because of WINNING.
            Not so, son, not so...

            I don't like the new fake phony fraud okay-it's-not-really-made-of-candy-(don't-ask-it's-not-worth-your-time-trust-me-on-this-one) Yankee Stadium because you can't see the neighboring apartment buildings from the lower level.

            And also the numbers on the manual scoreboard are too small to read, especially when you're all the way in the upper deck of the Tier Reserved or whatever they call it now in the new fake phony fraud okay-it's-not-really-made-of-candy-(I-told-you-not-to-ask-it-really-isn't-worth-your-time-pleeeze-trust-me-on-this-one) Yankee Stadium.

            And I don't like the frieze because if I'm taking pictures from the very last row at the very tippy-tippy-top the frieze will get in the way of those neighboring apartment buildings I seem to be so obsessed with.



            Oh, and those so-called "Can I Help You" people are just as much fake phony frauds as the new fake phony fraud look-if-you-want-to-say-it's-made-of-candy-go-right-ahead-I-just-don't-care-anymore-it's-your-own-trip-so-be-my-guest Yankee Stadium and I'm not afraid to tell you why.

            They're rotten pool players, rotten bowlers, rotten cornet players, can't speak French, and they don't pay their debts.



            P.S.: Tim Redding will be the ace of the Mets' staff in 2010, second only to Johan Santana.

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            - one of the YES Network broadcasters, after the camera cut to me doing the thumbs-down after Todd Frazier's home run

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            • Posada's regular season stats have always been good but his post season offensive stats have never been good. And as you all know he's had many, many at bats in the post season....more than any other catcher in major league history because of the expanded playoff rounds. Outside of the bloop hit against Pedro I can't think of many big hits he has had.

              I've been looking at the stadium pictures on this site and I must say I'm seeing lots and lots of empty seats on a daily basis. And as usual the moat is as empty as it's ever been. I guess people aren't tearing down walls to make their way into the new stadium.

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              • [/QUOTE]And as usual the moat is as empty as it's ever been. I guess people aren't tearing down walls to make their way into the new stadium.[/QUOTE]

                Just look who's leading MLB in home attendance....... and as usual you're wrong.


                Tm Attendance
                NYY 3,391,380
                LAD 3,389,054
                PHI 3,195,433
                STL 3,031,058
                CHC 2,876,570
                LAA 2,844,359
                NYM 2,827,171
                BOS 2,724,326
                MIL 2,682,679
                SFG 2,598,173
                COL 2,310,469
                HOU 2,300,214
                DET 2,268,800
                MIN 2,092,840
                CHW 2,025,860
                ATL 2,021,766
                TEX 1,919,128
                SEA 1,918,811
                ARI 1,859,802
                SDP 1,776,849
                TOR 1,734,110
                BAL 1,732,392
                TBR 1,663,913
                KCR 1,637,379
                WSN 1,610,333
                CIN 1,580,895
                CLE 1,570,427
                PIT 1,347,754
                FLA 1,307,164
                OAK 1,244,203

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                • And as usual the moat is as empty as it's ever been. I guess people aren't tearing down walls to make their way into the new stadium.[/QUOTE]

                  Just look who's leading MLB in home attendance....... and as usual you're wrong.


                  Tm Attendance
                  NYY 3,391,380
                  LAD 3,389,054
                  PHI 3,195,433
                  STL 3,031,058
                  CHC 2,876,570
                  LAA 2,844,359
                  NYM 2,827,171
                  BOS 2,724,326
                  MIL 2,682,679
                  SFG 2,598,173
                  COL 2,310,469
                  HOU 2,300,214
                  DET 2,268,800
                  MIN 2,092,840
                  CHW 2,025,860
                  ATL 2,021,766
                  TEX 1,919,128
                  SEA 1,918,811
                  ARI 1,859,802
                  SDP 1,776,849
                  TOR 1,734,110
                  BAL 1,732,392
                  TBR 1,663,913
                  KCR 1,637,379
                  WSN 1,610,333
                  CIN 1,580,895
                  CLE 1,570,427
                  PIT 1,347,754
                  FLA 1,307,164
                  OAK 1,244,203[/QUOTE]

                  i find it amazing despite how terrible washington is, there are still 5 teams that did worse then them attendance wise. and its even more amazing how poor the rays have done thus far.

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                  • Does anyone have any pictures from last nights basebrawl game. Dumb move by Posada. I hope none of the Yankees got hurt. The last thing you want is to get into a fight with a scrub team like Toronto who has nothing to lose.

                    Anyway. Pictures would be appreciated. I got tickets to the last reg. season game this year against KC. Hopefully I'll be able to get playoff tickets.

                    GO YANKEES!!!
                    Today I Consider Myself the Luckiest Man on the Face of this Earth...

                    “I would like to take the great Di Maggio fishing....They says his father was a fisherman. Maybe he was as poor as we are and would understand...”
                    Ernest Hemingway
                    “The Old Man and the Sea”

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                    • Must be that new math...

                      Taken from Newsday today....
                      "Yankees reduce prices for most expensive seats
                      September 16, 2009 by ANTHONY RIEBER / anthony.rieber@newsday.com

                      Couldn't spare $2,500 for a ticket to see a Yankees game this season? Don't fret. That same seat will only cost $1,500 in 2010.
                      The Yankees will soon send out season-ticket brochures for 2010 to season-ticket holders. About 80 percent of ticket prices will remain the same. But the most expensive seats in the stadium will be reduced from what they were at the start of the new Yankee Stadium's inaugural season.
                      The $2,500 Legends Suites tickets were already reduced to $1,250 in April when the Yankees were faced with an embarrassingly high number of empty seats behind home plate. The folly of charging that much money for a single baseball game in a recession was on display on television during every home game.
                      In addition to refunds, the Yankees also gave out free tickets to season-ticket holders in the priciest areas to increase capacity and lower any grousing from their most well-heeled fans.
                      The 2010 ticket prices were first reported by CNBC.com and were confirmed by a Yankees official who wished to remain anonymous.
                      The Yankees will also reduce the prices of tickets that are now $325, according to the report. Those will be $250 or $235, depending on the seat location.
                      One group of tickets will go up in price, according to the report: The 1,700 seats around the Delta suite will go from $100 to $125.
                      The ticket-price report came on the same day all major-league teams released their 2010 schedule. The Yankees will open the season in Boston and will have their home opener April 13 vs. the Los Angeles Angels.
                      Prices of other seats in the stadium range from $5 for obstructed-view bleachers to $150 for field-level seats purchased on game day. The Yankees went into last night averaging 45,829 in attendance, tops in the major leagues."


                      Lemme see now, a seat that was reduced to $1,250 when they couldn't sell them out is now being reduced to $1,500. Must be that new math they keep talking about.
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                      • Originally posted by Cool Papa B. View Post
                        Does anyone have any pictures from last nights basebrawl game. Dumb move by Posada. I hope none of the Yankees got hurt. The last thing you want is to get into a fight with a scrub team like Toronto who has nothing to lose.

                        Anyway. Pictures would be appreciated. I got tickets to the last reg. season game this year against KC. Hopefully I'll be able to get playoff tickets.

                        GO YANKEES!!!
                        here are the best ones i took last night. the first few ones are from the posada brush up, the rest are from the fight. sorry about the watermarks, ive had some trouble with people taking my pictures and not attributing me.













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                          • Originally posted by GordonGecko View Post
                            Every partial is automatically entered for the preliminary in each drawing. They'll email you if got selected, and your password will only work if you got selected. If you didn't, you just use the password for the regular presale
                            I am going to be unavailable to participate in any of the September presales. What am I going to have to do to have another guy I know participate in the presales for me? Would I have to give him my laptop for the email address tracking?

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                            • Originally posted by yankies4life View Post
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                              Nice pics Yankies4life. What section were you sitting in?
                              Today I Consider Myself the Luckiest Man on the Face of this Earth...

                              “I would like to take the great Di Maggio fishing....They says his father was a fisherman. Maybe he was as poor as we are and would understand...”
                              Ernest Hemingway
                              “The Old Man and the Sea”

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                              • Originally posted by GordonGecko View Post
                                Dude that's not even the biggest load of crap. Get this, the ticket limit is 2, even if you have 4 seats in your account.
                                Did I read the letter correctly? Does it say as a partial plan holder you will be able to purchase 1 (one) game to both the ALDS and ALCS or 1 (one) game total to either/or the ALDS or ALCS? I hope it is one game to each...

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