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Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 01:53 AM
Well, since the Redlegs are in town I figured I'd take the initiative to snap some pictures in order to share with you guys. I spent a while taking pictures in and around PNC Park as well as some shots of the Pittsburgh Skyline. I know a lot of you enjoyed the pictures that I posted from my experience on the grounds crew, so I think you will like these too.

Enjoy, and feel free to comment. I'll be at the game tomorrow night along with a fellow RedsZone member....and then again on Sunday with a different Redszone member. I will have pics to follow up after each game.


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round tripper
04-28-2007, 02:00 AM
Very nice Justin...I still can't believe your not here anymore

WVRedsFan
04-28-2007, 02:05 AM
Great, great pictures, GC. My son was at the game Friday night. Unfortunately, it wasn't very good, as you know. I missed when you moved to Pittsburgh. What is your position with the Pirates organization?

guttle11
04-28-2007, 02:07 AM
That place destroys GABP. Nice pics.

Spring~Fields
04-28-2007, 02:08 AM
You do good work, and should expound upon it. I don't mean expound I mean do more with the talent that you have with photo works.

Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 02:09 AM
You do good work, and should expound upon it.

What do you mean by that? Are you referring to the pictures?

HumnHilghtFreel
04-28-2007, 02:10 AM
Great pics, thanks for sharing. Also: I'm jealous lol

Spring~Fields
04-28-2007, 02:13 AM
What do you mean by that? Are you referring to the pictures?

Yes the pictures. I think that you do really nice work with the shot selection etc. You know like some people advance with their talents and eventually have a gallery etc. I could see you getting there, plus you have unique shots of famous people.

Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 02:42 AM
Thanks for the comments guys. I enjoy sharing the pictures.

KYRed
04-28-2007, 04:26 AM
Unbelieveable shots, thanks for sharing. The views there of the city, wow! I had heard all about them but honestly, these are by far the best shots I've seen of the ballpark.

Always Red
04-28-2007, 09:31 AM
really great pictures of a beautiful baseball park; those folks in Pittsburgh did it right!

thanks for sharing!

SunDeck
04-28-2007, 09:43 AM
It must have bummed you out to see that some guy kept popping in there to get into those pics of the Reds players.
:D

Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 11:29 AM
For the record, Hamilton is a pretty nice guy. He's actually pretty funny and seems down to earth...all just like we've been reading in the articles.

NJReds
04-28-2007, 12:29 PM
Really great shots. Thanks.

Dunner44
04-28-2007, 12:33 PM
Whats the deal with the hands statue? Just curious.

Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 12:46 PM
I forgot to add a picture...see if you guys like this one! :mooner:

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Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 12:49 PM
Whats the deal with the hands statue? Just curious.


I love that statue....I guess I forgot to post the closeup of the plate on it.


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jimbo
04-28-2007, 01:22 PM
Great pics.......thanks for sharing them.

2001MUgrad
04-28-2007, 01:47 PM
Great Pics.

To Me PNC looks very similar to GABP. The glaring difference to me from the outside having not been to Pitts is the amazing view of the Pitts Skyline along with the river. Obviously it would have been impossible to have had that done with GABP short of OH taking part of KY.
Not to be too much of a Monday Morning QB, but I wonder what kind of view GABP would have if one of the other sites would have been chosen as the location?

Grounds_Crew
04-28-2007, 02:03 PM
Another great thing about PNC Park is the shops, restaurants, etc built into the exterior of the stadium. In the picture below, you can see what I mean. You can't see the individual signs for the shops, but the are there. It has an Outback Steakhouse built in that also has a very nice view from inside of left field. There is a Vincents pizza shop, Atrias (great place), Elliots Subs, and of course the team clothing store. That's describes the exterior. On the inside plaza level of the park, the amenities are so diverse and vast. There is such a huge selection of food inside the park...much more than I've experienced at GABP. Don't get me wrong, I love GABP and the Reds, but the Pirates Organization really did it right when building this place. I should make a thread about Comerica park as well. I have a lot pics from there as well.


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Degenerate39
04-28-2007, 02:06 PM
Cool pics GC

rotnoid
04-28-2007, 03:14 PM
Great pics, that's a beautiful park. My wife, son and I enjoyed our trip up there a few years back. Our only regret was that the fans weren't more pleasant.

Redsland
04-28-2007, 04:26 PM
Very nice pics! Thanks for sharing. :thumbup:

cincinnati chili
04-28-2007, 06:16 PM
Great pictures. I see the weather in Pittsburgh hasn't changed since my last visit.

pedro
04-28-2007, 06:35 PM
Looks like a really nice stadium. Hope to get there someday.

Grounds_Crew
04-29-2007, 11:04 AM
Great game last night. I was able to take some more pictures...but then I realized that the one's I've already posted sum up what it's like around here. The one's I took last night were basically shots of the game from our seats.

There were quite a bit of Reds fans in the city as well...even ran into some nice guys after the game while at the bar next to the stadium.