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Friday, January 26, 2018

Taking Back the Ballparks - Royals voting thread

Well, this one looks to be academic. We’ve only got three choices, and I believe that’s two too many.

If it goes as expected, we’ll end voting early and get on with the next entrant.

Choose 1)
A) Kauffman Stadium
B) Monarchs Field
C) Royals Stadium

SoSH U at work Posted: January 26, 2018 at 09:59 AM | 20 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: January 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM (#5613926)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   2. SoSH U at work Posted: January 26, 2018 at 11:05 AM (#5613931)
Kauffman Stadium
   3. Omineca Greg Posted: January 26, 2018 at 11:53 AM (#5613962)
Kauffman Stadium
   4. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: January 26, 2018 at 12:01 PM (#5613971)
C) Royals Stadium
   5. Mike Webber Posted: January 26, 2018 at 12:17 PM (#5613982)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   6. Baldrick Posted: January 26, 2018 at 12:26 PM (#5613988)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   7. villageidiom Posted: January 26, 2018 at 01:10 PM (#5614033)
Kauffman Stadium of Kansas City
   8. BDC Posted: January 26, 2018 at 01:16 PM (#5614041)
Kauffman
   9. TDF, trained monkey Posted: January 26, 2018 at 01:21 PM (#5614045)
Kouffman Stadium
   10. Zach Posted: January 26, 2018 at 01:50 PM (#5614073)
Kauffman Stadium.
   11. ajnrules Posted: January 26, 2018 at 02:27 PM (#5614094)
Disappointed KC Masterpiece didn't make it. I'll vote for Kauffman Stadium.
   12. Nasty Nate Posted: January 26, 2018 at 02:41 PM (#5614107)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   13. Jose is an Absurd Kahuna Posted: January 26, 2018 at 05:12 PM (#5614201)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   14. QLE Posted: January 26, 2018 at 11:10 PM (#5614291)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   15. Greg Pope Posted: January 27, 2018 at 12:18 AM (#5614304)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   16. Vrhovnik Posted: January 27, 2018 at 07:18 PM (#5614499)
A) Kauffman Stadium
   17. stevegamer Posted: January 28, 2018 at 11:36 PM (#5614785)
Kauffman Stadium
   18. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: January 29, 2018 at 12:13 AM (#5614789)
Am I too late? Can I make one small change? I prefer

Kauffman Park

Stadium, to me, always sounds like a place where you should be feeding Christians(or Donald Trump) to the lions. It sounds combative, adversarial. More akin to the NFL or rugby.

Park sounds like the kind of place where you show up in the morning with your bat and ball and 9 other kids show up and play some over-the-line(which I am sure has a million different ways to play it)

Park just sounds more akin to baseball..or cricket.
   19. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: January 29, 2018 at 09:35 AM (#5614842)
I agree with Hugh Jordan. Calling it Kauffman "Field" or "Park" would be a bit better, since it isn't used for anything but baseball.

My impression is that ballparks were called "Stadium" (starting with Yankee Stadium?) to give an impression that they were bigger and better than the mere "fields" and "parks" and "grounds" teams played in before. But now it doesn't sound impressive.
   20. SoSH U at work Posted: January 29, 2018 at 09:58 AM (#5614862)
I agree with Hugh Jordan. Calling it Kauffman "Field" or "Park" would be a bit better, since it isn't used for anything but baseball.


But it's not like Shea Stadium or Wrigley Field, which once was used for both before going baseball only. It's always been strictly a baseball field, and it's always been "Stadium."

By the way, I'm calling this one. Kauffman is the choice.

The new one starts momentariy.

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