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Rockies baseball at Coors Field

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  • Rockies vs Padres today - Aug 27, 2006 at 1:05pm
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  • Ironwork and brick is used to give the stadium an old-timey look
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  • We walked this route from Union Station to the stadium, under the baseball arch.
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  • Million dollar lofts - mountains 30 miles away in background.
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  • Scoreboard ads with unsuspecting fans on middle screeen.
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  • The view from our seats
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  • The windup...
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  • And the pitch
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  • Decision time for the batter - notice the white blur of the baseball in upper right corner.
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  • Too late to swing on this pitch, right?
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  • Oh, well. He swings anyway. Beautiful form, except (as you can see) the ball already passed over home plate!
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  • The catcher gloves the ball as the hitter misses the pitch.
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  • Upper row of blue seats are exactly one mile above sea level!
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  • Those closest mountains are near Boulder, CO about 30 miles away
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  • Well, it IS Coors Field.
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  • Fans in upper stands
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  • Views of Denver from the stadium
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  • Views of Denver from the stadium
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  • Views of Denver from the stadium. Qwest is no more and was acquired by Century-Link in 2011.
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  • Game over
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  • All the buildings in this area used to be industrial , but now all are residential lofts.
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  • The baseball entry arch
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  • Game over - everybody is going home. (The Rockies won today).
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  • The way back to Union Station to catch the light rail train.
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  • Entering Union Station
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  • Here is where we catch the light rail train.
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  • Avid baseball fan
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  • Entering Union Station
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  • Walking to train platform
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  • Not a boat, a cable-stayed bridge!
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  • Fans waiting for the train
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  • Future expensive lofts.