Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Pics from the 2008 All-Star Game


In lieu of a recipe today, I will post some pics from last night's game. I must say that it was magnificent and I feel so lucky to have been there. The stadium atmosphere was electric and seeing all of the Hall of Fame players assembled on one field was touching to say the least.

Those of you who watched know that the game went on forever ... 15 innings, yikes! Normally we would have stayed, but the husband had to be at work very early today so we left at midnight, after the bottom of the 10th inning. I couldn't believe it was still going on when we got home. I was asleep before it finished, but I hear the AL won.

The above pic was taken prior to the game and is of the AL players assembling for a group photo. Our seats were diagonally behind 3rd base and they were wonderful!

This is a shot of the giant flag that was unfurled prior to the National Anthem:
















Mariano Rivera on the diamond-vision after he was introduced:















The Hall of Fame players entering the field to thundering applause:















Weird pic of the streamers released after the National Anthem:















Enter Sandman: Mo taking the field in the bottom of the 9th ... accompanied by a truly deafening roar of the crowd:















I have more, but that will do for now. Suffice it to say that it was an amazing night and I'm so glad I was able to be a part of it.

Cooking-wise, there's not much going on in Divaworld this week. Some friends of mine are in town and I'll be dining out and about with them the next few days. Will hope to post normally tomorrow or Friday and until then enjoy my pics and have a great day!

3 comments:

Penelope said...

Great pics of the game, Diva. Glad the historic last game at Yankee Stadium was an epic victory for your AL!

pixelgal said...

You were indeed part of history and thanks for sharing those great pix. We saw the illustrious Rudy in the front row with Bloomberg. I didn't last 'til the bitter end either. Hope you got a souvenir of the evening...a plastic stadium or something...in addition to your pictures. It's indeed a night to remember.

The Diva on a Diet said...

Glad you liked the pictures! We had a wonderful time and are still so excited that we were able to attend! :)