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    Why your Stadium sucks

    There is actually a whole series of these on Deadspin, they're in the tab on the right of the page. Just to show that I'm not being a homer, Wrigley is in there as well, I think.

    Why Your Stadium Sucks: Miller Park - Why your stadium sucks - Deadspin



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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    I find the "story about the fans" to be on point with Wrigley. The Miller park one is funny too.


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    Oh man, these have been great. I'm glad they knocked most of the NL central out of the way first. As much as I love the Cubs, between Chicago & St Louis, the central has to be the most retro-leaning division in baseball (maybe the AL East beats it).

    And the first one they did, about the Giants stadium? Spot on. As a SF resident, I've never been surrounded by more fans who clearly do not know what's going on with the game. They serve sushi at the park! Sushi's great and all, but this is a baseball game. I need beer & bratwurst.


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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    I find the "story about the fans" to be on point with Wrigley. The Miller park one is funny too.
    Having been to the Dome for Twins/Yanks game and having to sit next to wants to fight guy Twins fan, and wants to fight guy Yankee fan, I've got similar stories.

    I'd never seen anyone get drunk of Michelob Ultra until that night.



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    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    Oh man, these have been great. I'm glad they knocked most of the NL central out of the way first. As much as I love the Cubs, between Chicago & St Louis, the central has to be the most retro-leaning division in baseball (maybe the AL East beats it).

    And the first one they did, about the Giants stadium? Spot on. As a SF resident, I've never been surrounded by more fans who clearly do not know what's going on with the game. They serve sushi at the park! Sushi's great and all, but this is a baseball game. I need beer & bratwurst.
    I've been to SBC 1/2 a dozen times, and I love that place. That's a great ballpark, especially when you walk in from center field.



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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Having been to the Dome for Twins/Yanks game and having to sit next to wants to fight guy Twins fan, and wants to fight guy Yankee fan, I've got similar stories.

    I'd never seen anyone get drunk of Michelob Ultra until that night.
    Yea...I've seen some serious tuff guys at the Dome. It happens a lot when The BoSox/Yanks are in town. Don't know if its little man syndrome or what.

    And while I'm not advocating crap like Mich. Ultra, I can't imagine being drunk on dog food like Old Style....just seems painful.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    Yea...I've seen some serious tuff guys at the Dome. It happens a lot when The BoSox/Yanks are in town. Don't know if its little man syndrome or what.

    And while I'm not advocating crap like Mich. Ultra, I can't imagine being drunk on dog food like Old Style....just seems painful.
    Old Style is the worst tasting beer I've ever had, but I still drink one every year on opening day.



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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I've been to SBC 1/2 a dozen times, and I love that place. That's a great ballpark, especially when you walk in from center field.
    Meh. The park itself is pretty nice, but the fans could use an upgrade. Anytime the Cubs come to town, you can bet that 3-4 fans will be ejected for being unruly (in this case, unruly=asking when Lincecum's mom is going to pick him up or how Bonds was able to fit his HGH-engorged melon in his helmet back in the day). SF fans sit on hands.

    And that's another thing. It's now AT&T park. How a park that's only a decade old goes through three name changes (Pac Bell, SBC, AT&T) is beyond me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    Meh. The park itself is pretty nice, but the fans could use an upgrade. Anytime the Cubs come to town, you can bet that 3-4 fans will be ejected for being unruly (in this case, unruly=asking when Lincecum's mom is going to pick him up or how Bonds was able to fit his HGH-engorged melon in his helmet back in the day). SF fans sit on hands.

    And that's another thing. It's now AT&T park. How a park that's only a decade old goes through three name changes (Pac Bell, SBC, AT&T) is beyond me.
    I don't know man, when the Cubs build a new ballpark I can only hope it's 1/2 as cool as SBC. Maybe it's because I've only been there a handful of times so the newness never wore off, but I think it's a great place to watch a ballgame.

    Or maybe it's because I've also been to that concrete monstrosity across the Bay. That place is truely awful.



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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    I find the "story about the fans" to be on point with Wrigley. The Miller park one is funny too.
    We have already read your rant about this last night...get a new story.



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    Re: Why your Stadium sucks

    Haha, i saw this title... and saw it was started by a hawk.. and was expecting a completely different thread.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I don't know man, when the Cubs build a new ballpark I can only hope it's 1/2 as cool as SBC. Maybe it's because I've only been there a handful of times so the newness never wore off, but I think it's a great place to watch a ballgame.

    Or maybe it's because I've also been to that concrete monstrosity across the Bay. That place is truely awful.
    I think we can all agree that the A's stadium is terrible.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    I think we can all agree that the A's stadium is terrible.
    Oh yeah, that place is a disaster. The only redeeming quality it has is the BART station, so you can get the **** out of there.



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