As previously mentioned, we sat in the Upper Deck of Shea Stadium for today’s last home opener. It was a great day, decent weather, good crowd (if you don’t mind the occasional boozy fist fight), nice ceremony…almost but not entirely ruined, by the Mets ballgame.
Here’s a video scan of the proceedings from the Upper Deck:
Here are the kids from New Millford High School, who we posted about a few days ago:
And here is the end of the ceremonies with both teams on the field:
I took lots more photos of the ceremony but from the Upper Deck, it all looks the same anyway.
LOGE 13 AT SHEA STADIUM OPENING DAY 2008
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