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Shea Stadium in 1965

Batting practice in 1965, taken by Flickr user rbglasson This is a great shot of ol’ Shea back in ’65 — with a crowded upper deck for batting practice! Check it out by clicking on the photo to the right or perusing rbglasson’s great set of photos. So Happy New Year and all that. I

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Photo Friday: Braves vs. Mets, 1991

Out at first This week’s slideshow is another set taken before I got my first SLR (and, therefore, first telephoto lens), so the photos tend to be more of the wide-view variety. I cropped closer where I could, but for the most part, the view is what I saw 18 years ago. A few highlights

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A pile of rubble, blue steel and concrete

[NOTE: Updated, as you can see, with some of the pictures I took. I also embedded a great home video from 1982 Opening Day found on YouTube.] After having lunch with two dear friends this afternoon, I had four hours to kill before work at 6 p.m., so with my camera bag slung over my

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Making plans for Citi’s unveiling

My buddy Dave bought us two 15-packs for Citi Field this morning, meaning we’ve got two seats to the home opener on April 13. We first started buying ticket packs several years ago, when they were six-packs for games at Shea Stadium. The last few years in the old ballpark, they were increased to seven

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Falling short once again

I’ve let time pass and decided I’m ready to write this post. It’s hard to watch your team come so close to the postseason and not close the deal. It’s particularly tough when your boys have it in their control — all they have to do is win — and it still gets away. But

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