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Cheney Stadium Love

Cheney Stadium rendering
I live in Tacoma these days, and one of the perks of living here is watching the ongoing Cheney Stadium renovations. The project is expected to be done in a few months, in time for opening day.

In the past month, the project has really started to take shape, and it's going to look fantastic when it is done. The Rainiers are doing a nice job of sharing the progress online too.

Follow this link for a recent photo album of the progress (at the bottom of the page there is an option to pause the slide show if it goes through the pics too fast).

Also, the Rainiers have put together a couple videos with behind-the-scenes looks. Both are narrated by Mike Curto, and provide some fun insights into the project.

In the first episode, we get a tour of what will change and what will not:


In the second episode, we see some of the construction, as well as some of the advanced tools being used to complete the renovation:


Cheney Stadium was hastily built in 1960, and this is the first significant renovation in its history. I've always enjoyed watching games in it, and I am eager to see what a game in the renovated stadium is like.