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Texas Rangers open Ugliest Stadium in History

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*edit* so Ugly, I posted it twice
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tepista wrote:
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Texas Rangers open Ugliest Stadium in History

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It needs a Costco logo on it.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 3:40pm
tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 3:31pm
Texas Rangers open Ugliest Stadium in History

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It needs a Costco logo on it.
Wow, what a shitty looking stadium. Looks like a late 70's style hockey arena.
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revbob wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 3:26pm
WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 2:17pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 9:16am
revbob wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 8:01am
So a 60 game season is coming.

After 9 innings, teams start with a runner on 2nd base.
DH in both leagues is the only positive development. I want a fluke World Series between, like, the Padres and Orioles.
I'm not a fan of the DH. Being in a NL market, I love the strategy of having to work around the pitcher in the batting order. I'm a lifelong fan, but I'm not tied to tradition too much. This is just one rule I wish they wouldn't monkey with.
I remember the days when the Brewers were an AL team and had some good DHs


https://www.mlb.com/amp/news/brewers-de ... nking.html

They did...but the AL days were over 20 years ago and have already started to drift from my mind... ;)
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What's wrong with DH? Ron Bloomeberg was the first one, and now he's mayor of New York. Badda Bing!
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WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 4:53pm
revbob wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 3:26pm
WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 2:17pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 9:16am
revbob wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 8:01am
So a 60 game season is coming.

After 9 innings, teams start with a runner on 2nd base.
DH in both leagues is the only positive development. I want a fluke World Series between, like, the Padres and Orioles.
I'm not a fan of the DH. Being in a NL market, I love the strategy of having to work around the pitcher in the batting order. I'm a lifelong fan, but I'm not tied to tradition too much. This is just one rule I wish they wouldn't monkey with.
I remember the days when the Brewers were an AL team and had some good DHs


https://www.mlb.com/amp/news/brewers-de ... nking.html

They did...but the AL days were over 20 years ago and have already started to drift from my mind... ;)
They will always be an AL team to me.

Im with Doc and Im not sure who else on the DH. The whole strategy thing is way overblown. To bunt or not to bunt most of the time and most are worse bunters than hitters. It usually seems to make for a much less interesting outcome.

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The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
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tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
That's the new one?

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24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
Since the Orioles opened Camden Yard and launched the trend of attractive and interesting ballparks, is this the first genuinely ugly looking one? Can't think of another new ballpark that just looks cheap and ugly.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:55pm
tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
Since the Orioles opened Camden Yard and launched the trend of attractive and interesting ballparks, is this the first genuinely ugly looking one? Can't think of another new ballpark that just looks cheap and ugly.
The one in Miami is pretty ugly.
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WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:07pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:55pm
tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
Since the Orioles opened Camden Yard and launched the trend of attractive and interesting ballparks, is this the first genuinely ugly looking one? Can't think of another new ballpark that just looks cheap and ugly.
The one in Miami is pretty ugly.
Definitely, especially that home run fish. Wikipedia says it was built at the same time as Camden (opening a year later), so it wasn't part of the post-Camden eye-pleasing parks. That crack house that the White Sox play in also opened around the same time.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:20pm
WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:07pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:55pm
tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
Since the Orioles opened Camden Yard and launched the trend of attractive and interesting ballparks, is this the first genuinely ugly looking one? Can't think of another new ballpark that just looks cheap and ugly.
The one in Miami is pretty ugly.
Definitely, especially that home run fish. Wikipedia says it was built at the same time as Camden (opening a year later), so it wasn't part of the post-Camden eye-pleasing parks. That crack house that the White Sox play in also opened around the same time.
I think Marlins Park was opened in 2012...so no excuse for building such an ugly stadium. It also has one of those awful sliding roofs. It took awhile to get used to the roof at Miller Park, but it opens like a fan...so it looks a lot nicer.

The White Sox park is a mess. Very generic when it was opened. They have at least attempted to retrofit the park to make it look retro...but only so much one can do.
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WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:33pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:20pm
WestwayKid wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 7:07pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:55pm
tepista wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 6:16pm
The internet has a word about the new Texas stadium
https://www.yahoo.com/sports/the-new-ra ... 48426.html
Since the Orioles opened Camden Yard and launched the trend of attractive and interesting ballparks, is this the first genuinely ugly looking one? Can't think of another new ballpark that just looks cheap and ugly.
The one in Miami is pretty ugly.
Definitely, especially that home run fish. Wikipedia says it was built at the same time as Camden (opening a year later), so it wasn't part of the post-Camden eye-pleasing parks. That crack house that the White Sox play in also opened around the same time.
I think Marlins Park was opened in 2012...so no excuse for building such an ugly stadium. It also has one of those awful sliding roofs. It took awhile to get used to the roof at Miller Park, but it opens like a fan...so it looks a lot nicer.

The White Sox park is a mess. Very generic when it was opened. They have at least attempted to retrofit the park to make it look retro...but only so much one can do.
Whoops, you're right about Marlins Park. Okay, Rangers Turkey Cooker, you're sort of off the hook.
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I'm fine with the DH although I did always like that it made a very clear definition between the two leagues.

Starting the 10th with a man on second doesn't sit well with me. I always liked those games that went 6 or 7 hours. Games where you'd glance at the tv and be like, "They're still playing?!". This rule seems gimmicky to me and robs us seeing a backup infielder get to pitch the 15th inning.
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