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01-06-2009, 01:15 PM
Join Date: Feb 2003
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To be honest, I don't remember much about those home openers, except that a good friend of my mine spilled a tray of 6 beers (entirely), rushing back to our seats just before game started. If memory serves me right, we were well over 90 000 fans at that game. I don't remember Dickie Harris doing anything special, but I do remember Dickie Harris. But that Expos Friday night game, I agree, was something else. None of that usual "when is it going to be finished?" stuff from my g/f.
Maybe we were 95 000 for the Als opener...
Jerry White hit a 3 run homer, right in front of us, we were down the 3rd baseline and couldn't quite follow it to see if it was fair or foul, I just remember the explosion of sound when it was ruled fair.
Still, my last memories of the place weren't good ones. It was neglected, poorly run and a monument to stupidity in the end, in what seemed like an organized attempt to turn us away. Waddaya gonna do ?
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