November 2008 Blog Posts (6)

The Final Yankee Stadium Tour

Yankee Stadium held their final tour on Sunday, November 23, 2008. A group of 40 lucky people were the last ever fans to see the insides of Yankee Stadium in tact. Parts of the stadium have already been moved to the new site- including Monument Park. Demolition begins next March just as the new Yankee Stadium opens its… Continue

Added by Jack (6) on November 24, 2008 at 11:13pm — 1 Comment

Sox Break their trend...

After 14 years the Red Sox organization decided not to raise their ticket prices for the 2009 season. Fenway Park seats have been sold out for 469 consecutive games and were the most expensive ticket last season ($48.80 on average). What does this mean? Well, $125 can still buy you a field box ticket. Yippee. What a joke! With this shaky economy that our country is facing and the consistent support from the Red Sox fans, you would think the organization would provide some sort of break. But its… Continue

Added by Jack (6) on November 16, 2008 at 1:12pm — 1 Comment

Fenway Renovations

The Red Sox are continuing their 9 year, $100 million renovation of Fenway Park. The goal is to be complete by 2012, their 100 year anniversary of Fenway. The Red Sox are pursuing Major League Baseball to host the 2012 All-Star Game in Boston. Larry Lucchino, the President and CEO of the Red Sox, says they could very well be in Fenway for another 40 years! Lets hope he is… Continue

Added by Craig (16) on November 10, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Cisco Field

It looks like the Oakland Athletics will move along with their new ballpark, Cisco Field. Mayor Bob Wasserman came out on top during Tuesday's election with 43 percent of the vote. Wasserman has been a vocal supporter of bringing a $1.8 billion “Ballpark Village” that holds 32,000 seats to the Fremont area (about 20 miles south of Oakland Coliseum). Next year they look to move forward with the environmental impact report and hopefully have Cisco Field open for the 2012 season.…

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Added by Craig (16) on November 6, 2008 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Ballparks I've Been To.... Current and Past....

Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia Phillies)
Veterans Stadium (Philadelphia Phillies)
Shea Stadium (New York Mets)
Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees)
Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta Braves)
Olympic Stadium (Montreal Expos)
Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles)
Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

Added by Wayne Salat(9) on November 4, 2008 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

My Trip to Yankee Stadium... From Enemy Lines

As a Mets fan since 1984, the one baseball stadium that I was always apprehensive of going to was the hallowed halls of the "House that Ruth Built". After all, the Yankees last World Series triumph in 2000 came at the expense of my team.



I really had to think about this one, and it came down to this. Even as a Yankee hater, when you look at the tradition and history that this stadium brings, and the fact that its days are now numbered, even I felt compelled to pay a visit to a place… Continue

Added by Korbid Thompson on November 4, 2008 at 11:17am — No Comments

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