It’s like an electronic media guide filled with more in-game information than you could imagine. The new Crown Vision in centerfield of Kaufmann Stadium is one of the many new features that are apart of the upgrade. There are other changes such as changing the bullpens and adding an out of town scoreboard on the left field wall, but nothing is more impressive than the scoreboard.
It is the biggest in North America and displays not only the scoring line, but both batting orders, the pitcher’s pitch count, player photographs and past history. For example, when Tony Pena Jr. came up with the bases loaded in the 4th, Crown Vision quickly displayed his lifetime stats when hitting with the bases loaded.
The highlight of the game came after the 5th inning when a video of Garth Brooks came on welcoming the crowd and then he broke into a rendition of Friends in Low Places. The crowd camera then panned the seats so fans could show off their singing skills.
Don’t worry about the signature crown. I saw it lying in pieces beyond the right field wall and will eventually be added to the top of the scoreboard.