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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Taking Back the Ballparks - Diamondbacks voting thread

The nominating thread produced a number of suggestions, but no clear consensus.

We’re left with a half-dozen choices. Choose one.

1) Camelback Grounds
2) Palo Verde Park
3) Saguaro Blossom Field
4) Sonoran Grounds
5) Sonoran Reach
6) Southwest Park

Up next: Taking aim at Target.

SoSH U at work Posted: July 10, 2018 at 10:26 AM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rusty Priske Posted: July 10, 2018 at 12:34 PM (#5707720)
At the risk of vote-splitting, I'll vote for #5 Sonoran Reach.
   2. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 10, 2018 at 01:06 PM (#5707766)
1) Camelback Grounds, because you'd have to be a camel to want to walk out in the open on a typical Phoenix Summer day.
   3. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: July 10, 2018 at 01:12 PM (#5707774)
2) Palo Verde Park
   4. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: July 10, 2018 at 06:14 PM (#5708023)
4) Sonoran Grounds. Many solid choices here.
   5. QLE Posted: July 10, 2018 at 06:25 PM (#5708027)
1) Camelback Grounds
   6. Mike Emeigh Posted: July 11, 2018 at 08:29 AM (#5708214)
Saguaro Blossom Field.

you'd have to be a camel to want to walk out in the open on a typical Phoenix Summer day.


You don't have to walk very far outside to get into the ballpark, and the roof is almost always closed during the summer. It's actually very pleasant inside (at least from a weather perspective - the seats are pretty bad).

-- MWE
   7. puck Posted: July 11, 2018 at 10:36 AM (#5708257)
   8. Nasty Nate Posted: July 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM (#5708263)
Sonoran something
   9. Ziggy's screen name Posted: July 11, 2018 at 11:08 AM (#5708281)
Maine-style voting:

Sonoran Grounds
Sonoran Reach
Palo Verde Park
eh, the others
   10. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: July 11, 2018 at 03:13 PM (#5708528)
Sonoran Grounds
   11. Baldrick Posted: July 11, 2018 at 04:16 PM (#5708664)
Sonoran Grounds
   12. Rusty Priske Posted: July 12, 2018 at 09:18 AM (#5708983)
(If it makes a difference, I would happily switch mine to 'Grounds'.)
   13. SoSH U at work Posted: July 15, 2018 at 01:15 PM (#5710252)
Voting will end Wednesday.

Sonoran Grounds.
   14. Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: July 18, 2018 at 11:27 AM (#5711920)
In the battle of names-that-are-okay-but-not-quite-right, it now strikes me that "grounds" is particularly ill-fitting for an airplane hangar. So...

Palo Verde Park. I guess.
   15. Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili (TeddyF.Ballgame) Posted: July 18, 2018 at 05:21 PM (#5712186)
Since I nominated it, I guess I'll cast my ballot for Palo Verde Park.
   16. SoSH U at work Posted: July 18, 2018 at 08:04 PM (#5712254)
As is common with these mid-term (summer) elections, turnout was fairly low for this one. Sonoran Grounds is our winner.

We're down to seven ballparks. The Twins will be next on the clock, starting Monday.

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