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And a time to every purpose under Heaven
Friday 20 February 2009, 11:21 am
Filed under: Let's Go Mets!, Things That Make Toaster Cry

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Shea Stadium, the site of the Mets’ two World Series victories, their many seasons of futility and a few historic concerts, met the fate of Ebbets Field and the Polo Grounds on Wednesday morning. At 11:21 a.m., a demolition crew pulled down the final section, and what remained of old blue stadium was gone in a cloud of dust: the final collapse at Shea. It was 45.

    — Last Section of Shea Stadium Is Torn Down

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I cried when Forbes Field was torn down, but PNC Park was worth the wait. As for Three Rivers Stadium….

Comment by Blue Velvet

Speaking of last days, Conan O’Brien played this on his last show:

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