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nt. Let fans sit and take in the history • Absender: riluowanying123, 16.05.2018 15:41

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Michael Birdsong threw four touchdowns as Tennessee Tech beat Austin Peay 41-7 on Saturday.Birdsong was 19-of-27 for 280 yards passing for the Golden Eagles (1-1, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Yeedee Thaenrat ran for 84 yards and a score on 14 carries and Nick Madonia kicked two field goals. Tennessee Tech amassed 493 total yards and held Austin Peay to 243.Thaenrat scored on a 25-yard run early in the first quarter and Birdsong threw three touchdowns in the first half, including a 39-yarder to Jordan Smith, to help lift Tennessee Tech a 28-0 lead at the break.Birdsong hit Brock McCoin for a 10-yard score with 6:07 left in the third quarter and Madonias two field goals in the fourth sealed the win for the Golden Eagles.Timarious Mitchell threw for 128 yards and a score for the Governors (0-2, 0-1). He also ran for 64 yards on nine carries. Ronnie Harrison Jersey . Louis Blues absence from top spot in the TSN. Tanner Lee Jersey . 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Despite his hands shaking because of Parkinsons disease, Muhammad Ali dramatically raised the Olympic torch above his head, then lowered it to light the cauldron and open the 1996 Olympics to thunderous cheers from the sellout crowd. Twenty years later, that moment stands out as probably the most memorable one in the stadium to which the Atlanta Braves will soon say goodbye.After those 1996 Olympics, Olympic Centennial Stadium was quickly converted to baseball and renamed Turner Field, with Hank Aaron and Tom Glavine putting the home plate from Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium into place. Over 20 seasons, the ballpark has hosted 11 division series, four NLCS, the 1999 World Series and the 2000 All-Star Game. Unfortunately, Atlanta fans have never seen their team win the World Series there ... and they never will. The Braves will play their final game at Turner Field this weekend and move to a new ballpark -- SunTrust Park -- in the citys suburbs next year.The new ballpark will be the Braves third stadium in just 22 seasons.There was a time when baseball stadiums lasted for decades: Tiger Stadium (88 seasons), the original Yankee Stadium (86 seasons), the Polo Grounds (70-plus seasons), Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium (62 years), Forbes Field (61 years), etc. Then came the multipurpose stadiums that were built in the mid-1960s through the early 80s and lasted far shorter. Philadelphias Veterans Stadium was done after 33 seasons and Pittsburghs Three Rivers Stadium after a mere 31. Seattles Kingdome was home to the Mariners for less than 23 years (though some fans might wish that concrete dome had been the Ms home for an even shorter time).Beginning with the gorgeous Camden Yards in 1992, multipurpose stadiums were replaced by classic retro-ballparks that captured the feel of old-time parks but also had modern conveniences such as spacious concession areas, more comfortable seating, large video screens and (whew!) larger, improved restrooms.Unfortunately, we are already beginning to see teams demand new and even more expensive venues.In addition to the Braves, the Texas Rangers are pushing to have taxpayers in November vote to fund half of a proposed $1 billion stadium to replace their current ballpark, which is just 22 years old. The Arizona Diamondbacks want a nearly $200 million renovation at their 18-year-old stadium and have said they might move elsewhere if it isnt approved.Meanwhile, there is a nearly 2,0000-year-old coliseum in Arles, France, that still holds events such as bullfights.dddddddddddd If an arena built during the Roman empire still can be used for events, why not baseball parks that were built after David Ortiz began his pro career?Ballparks and stadiums gain love and prestige with age. The most revered stadiums in baseball are the two that are more than a century old -- Fenway Park (104 seasons) and Wrigley Field (102). Dodger Stadium is also cherished in its 55th season.History is deeply meaningful. Sure, the legroom in many of Fenways seats isnt great, but that doesnt matter as much as sitting there -- even if your legs are cramped -- and looking out to a field where Babe Ruth pitched, Ted Williams batted and Carlton Fisk waved a ball fair. Recalling Ernie Banks playing two or Sandy Koufax throwing a no-hitter on the diamond in front of you is far more important than being able to sit in a $5,000 luxury suite while nursing a $10 beer.There are baseball memories from Turner Field, of course. Andruw Jones bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning that won Game 6 of the 1999 NLDS and brought the first (and only) World Series to Turner Field. Chipper Jones homering in the 2000 All-Star Game. Randy Johnson pitching a perfect game (albeit against Atlanta). And the questionable infield fly call that went against Atlanta in the 2012 NL wild-card game that also was Chippers last game.Unfortunately, there simply have not been enough years at Turner Field to build better, more lasting memories ... the kind of memories that fill our older ballparks. Historic moments -- and the memories of them -- are what make ballparks special, not walled-off sections of box seats for privileged fans.Teams should not be constantly leaving stadiums and opening new ones that cost more, drive ticket prices higher and take away history. This is not 1930. Or 1970. Our stadiums are beautiful, in great condition (well, maybe not the 50-year-old Oakland Coliseum) and do not need constant replacement. Let fans sit and take in the history. Let them be able to one day say, Hey, this is where we won the World Series!It takes time for a stadium to gain character, heritage, feeling and a deeper place in fans hearts. Ballparks may not need to last 2,000 years, but they certainly should last more than 20 or 25. Cheap Jerseys Store Discount NFL Jerseys Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2018 Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '



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