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AL: Oakland - McAfee Coliseum
« on: July 27, 2005, 03:36:49 pm »
AKA: The Mausoleum
FKA: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Opened: April 17, 1968
Style: Open
Surface: Bluegrass
Capacity: 48,219
Dimensions: LF-330 ft LCF-375 ft CF-400 ft RCF-375 ft RF-330 ft

Tidbits:

-First appearance of "The Wave" at a Major League game here on October 15,1981
The rules of distinction were thrown out with the baseball cap.  It does not lend itself to protocol.  It is found today on youth in homes, classrooms, even in fine restaurants.  Regardless of its other consequences, this is a breach against civility.  A civilized man should avoid this mania.