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Friday, April 14, 2006
Vet Memorialized With Parking-Lot Markers
"I haven't seen anything about these and it looks as if they were recently installed, but the markers for the basepaths and goalposts at the Vet parking lot are finally in," a reader named Dan Costello emailed today. "Thought it was pretty interesting to see them in place yesterday afternoon as I was walking to my car from work. Enjoy!" Later he confessed: "I did 'drive' the bases with my pickup before driving home ...! Schmitty would have been so ashamed."
Above is a catcher's-eye view of where the Vet field was, with the home plate marker at the bottom. That's a closeup of the plate at left. To swap in pictures of the other markers -- Run the bases! Go from goal to goal! -- click on the buttons below.