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  • Originally posted by marlins739 View Post
    The section of lights behind the foul pole looks bad, and why would they need it? RYS had the same light setup behind the poles, and I don't remember it being turned off there
    Originally posted by MarcianoNY View Post
    Maybe because of the white frieze + white ball + white lights combination? That's the best guess I got.
    I agree that is looks bad and that RYS had the same configuration and did not have to turn them off. Another potential reason is that NYS is using newer light technology that seems to focus the light beam more (less glare). That's why when you look at the light bank in RYS is one big glare while in NYS there is an alternation between bright and dim, depending are where the individual fixtures are pointing. So some of the fixtures may have been pointing directly down the line.

    I really hope they redirect the "offending" fixtures in the off-season and turn those banks back on.

    Originally posted by The Football Ref View Post
    I am so sick of Posada's Machismo attitude. ........
    Please let's not get off topic AGAIN - this time with a deluge of Posada posts. Please take this conversation to the Yankees thread.

    Originally posted by kornraging19 View Post
    As anyone taken the Tour of the NYS? How was it? Anything interesting, and worth checking out?

    http://newyork.yankees.mlb.com/nyy/b...dium_tours.jsp
    It seems pretty lame as the Museum and MP are available during games. The only gem is the Clubhouse/dugout. Unlike RYS, you don't even get to tour the Press Box.

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    • Sound system needs fixing

      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.

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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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                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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                • 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...”
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                        “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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                                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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