Some Great to Interesting Ballpark Signs

If the Indians have their own drugstore, how come their power numbers aren't much better? And why are they sunk in the ALC with a losing record?

If the Indians have their own drugstore, how come their power numbers aren’t much better? And why are they sunk in the ALC with a losing record?

Better yet - if you're not sure which is most important to you - your baby or a foul ball - please either leave your baby at home or just watch the games on cable TV.

Better yet – if you’re not sure which is most important to you – your baby or a foul ball – please either leave your baby at home or just watch the games on cable TV.

Unless this is your first

Unless this is your first “rodeo”, do you really need a sign to tell you that sometimes balls leave the field of play and could possibly hit you in the head? Why do you think so many kids bring their gloves?

Yep, if you ark too close to me fields of play, especially at city parks in the space behind backstops, you may  need be careful trying to drive hoe through a broken windshield.

Yep, if you park too close to the field of play, especially at city parks in the space behind backstops, you may need to be careful trying to drive home through a broken windshield.

People who put their kids into youth baseball should remember all these items, especially, the last one on the list.

People who put their kids into youth baseball programs should remember all these items, especially, the last one on the list.

This one must have been taken at either Budget Baseball Field or some early spring training site operated by the old St. Louis Browns.

This one must have been taken at either Budget Baseball Field or some early spring training site operated by the old St. Louis Browns.

The Abe Stark

The Abe Stark “HIT SIGN – WIN SUIT” AD at the bottom of the scoreboard in Ebbets Field was a pretty safe tease. You had to hit the sign on the fly at a height most balls were caught.

“The Phillies Use Lifebuoy”, but an unhappy fan got into Baker Bowl and added the following thought in the blank space beneath those words. He wrote, “…and they still stink!”

Back in 1965, the Astrodome Scoreboard was just a sign. - It was the sign of our times and our hope for many bright tomorrows!

Back in 1965, the Astrodome Scoreboard was not just a sign. – For young Houstonians, It was the sign of our times and our hopes for many bright tomorrows!

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THE PECAN PARK EAGLE

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One Response to “Some Great to Interesting Ballpark Signs”

  1. Mark W Says:

    I do miss that scoreboard. The main thing that comes to my mind when I think of Bud Adams, is that scoreboard.

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