Re: Improving the experience at M&T Bank Stadium
When Ravens stadium opened I climbed the steps all the up to the last row of the house many times and went to every home game from the very first one til about 3 years ago. We partied on H lot for years with the Nests, Poes Crows and the old RN2 board with Greg, T, and Fanatic and of course his wife's famous and delicious crab dip along with the gorgeous Sykesville Chick of Nest 14.
Originally Posted by Nightman
I moved slow but made it up but there are fans that have issues like with artificial knees and hips. Never had mine replaced but lung probs took me out of the stadium altogether. Haven't been down in a couple of years. Like Tony mentioned, I have a 60'' wide screen and Bose surround and surround and don't miss a play.
I sat in the club level last 5 years because the cold got to me. Thats strictly for p*ssies but it was fun when the cheer leaders came thru an hour before each game and they had some real good crab cakes but I paid my dues collecting splinters on Memorial Stadium's cold hard seats and all the way up top and out in the center field bleachers in cold weather when I was young.
Memorial Stadium put escalators in back and the 60s and they crashed. A young girl died and several kids got hurt. The irony was it was national safety patrol day with all the safeties from all the elementry schols there and they were the ones that got hurt. So much for safety.
I was in hi school but said to my brother, we're walking up. Shortly afterward I saw the calamaty called home knowing it was on the news and let my parents know we were OK and there were no cells back then, just a plain old phone booth and a nickel to call. My dad laughed when I said, hell, we're walking up, not taking elevators.
Here's the link to the story. It was in 64. LInk also has story about guy who tried to land his plane on the football field but ended up in the stands not long after a playoff game with Squeelers.
That stadium has some memories.
Last edited by AirFlacco; 07-08-2014 at 07:15 PM.
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