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  • Bonds images removed from stadium

    http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3315212

    Why? Every team honors its former greats
    Originally posted by bhss89
    "Hi. My name is John. I'd like you to meet my fastball. Can you catch up to it?
    Didn't think so. I'll see you again tomorrow night around the top of the ninth."
    Originally posted by ChineseDemocracy
    Why can't they just air the doubleheaders? Those programs aimed at children are crap anyway.

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    it is fitting that the left field wall no longer has the aaron ruth mays bonds mural: bonds is no longer chasing any number. it is strange, though, to not see "762" or "25" anywhere at the yard. i went to last night's game and the only bonds images or reminders are the bronze casts out on the portwalk.

    i expect that the giants will honor bonds with a ceremony sometime this season, though.
    in fact, plans are already in the works (they have been since last season) for a larger-than-lifesize bronze (like the mays, marichal and mccovey ones).

    edit: i forgot about the gold glove plaques hanging above the left field bleachers.
    Last edited by west coast orange and black; 03-30-2008, 09:53 AM.
    "you don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. just get people to stop reading them." -ray bradbury

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    • #3
      Peter Magowan is on crack if he thinks the Giants will even come close to drawing 3 million. Bonds and the All Star game acccounted for probally 1 million in sales, none of that this year. I think my estimate may even be low. The fact is the Giants used Bonds to get what they wanted and now that he is of no use to them, see ya.

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      • #4
        ^^
        mays field figures to attract 2.8 million+ this season.
        does that constitute "close" to 3 million?
        possibly you are unaware that 2008 season tickets were tethered to last season's all-star game tickets.

        thinking about "bonds" and "25" some more: the white sox, tigers and of course the athletics visit this season. bonds might still be signed to any of those 3 or a senior circuit team, and it would be kinda weird to have a visiting player honored there.
        i think that once bonds is officially retired, things'll change.
        "you don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. just get people to stop reading them." -ray bradbury

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        • #5
          Maybe the Giants will win some games and draw the crowds. There are still San Francisco Giants fans out there. :candle:

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          • #6
            Originally posted by west coast orange and black View Post
            ^^
            mays field figures to attract 2.8 million+ this season.
            does that constitute "close" to 3 million?
            possibly you are unaware that 2008 season tickets were tethered to last season's all-star game tickets.
            I was unaware that 2008 tickets were tied to the AS Game, thanks for the correction. So I am guessing that the decline will be in 2009? Bonds will not be a Tiger when they visit the Bay Area, Dombrowski has denied any interest.

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            • #7
              ^^
              so, closer to 3 than to 2?
              (consider that just over 2,000,000 tickets have been already sold thru season ticket packages alone.)
              the giants attendance'll probably be right at the 3-million mark.
              "you don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. just get people to stop reading them." -ray bradbury

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              • #8
                ^^

                O K I get it, your right, I admit that the Giants attendence will be very close to 3 million....Does that make you feel better?

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                • #9
                  ^^
                  actually, i hope that you feel better, now aware.
                  "you don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. just get people to stop reading them." -ray bradbury

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