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The entire game is included ...... no commercials.

The crowd was pretty darned loud, considering the fact that the paid attendance was only 11,000 and change in a stadium that had a capacity of 52,000.

 

 

 

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On 2/22/2021 at 11:10 PM, OFFNY said:

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The entire game is included ...... no commercials.

The crowd was pretty darned loud, considering the fact that the paid attendance was only 11,000 and change in a stadium that had a capacity of 52,000.

 

 

 

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As I'm sure you know, the acoustics of that stadium made the crowd super loud.   The echoes across the field just seemed to magnify it.

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1 hour ago, SteveA said:

 

As I'm sure you know, the acoustics of that stadium made the crowd super-loud. The echoes across the field just seemed to magnify it.

 

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Actually, I did not know that.

I only went there one time, when my cousin Donnie took me to see an Orioles/Yankees game in April of 1979. I knew about Wild Bill Hagy and Leonard "Big Wheel" Burrier (the Colts super fan), and that it was known as "The Asylum on 33rd Street." I also knew about the row of white houses that were situated directly in back of the stadium behind center-field, which some opposing hitters claimed gave Jim Palmer an extra advantage because his overhand delivery of the white baseball often blended in with those white houses ...... but I didn't know about the acoustics of the stadium making it louder.

Thanks for the info.

 

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On 2/24/2021 at 8:39 PM, OFFNY said:

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Actually, I did not know that.

I only went there one time, when my cousin Donnie took me to see an Orioles/Yankees game in April of 1979. I knew about Wild Bill Hagy and Leonard "Big Wheel" Burrier (the Colts super fan), and that it was known as "The Asylum on 33rd Street." I also knew about the row of white houses that were situated directly in back of the stadium behind center-field, which some opposing hitters claimed gave Jim Palmer an extra advantage because his overhand delivery of the white baseball often blended in with those white houses ...... but I didn't know about the acoustics of the stadium making it louder.

Thanks for the info.

 

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Memorial Stadium got so loud for Colts games that it was referred to as "The World's Largest Outdoor Insane Asylum".

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