Thursday, June 13, 2013

PHOTOS: Avista Stadium makeover

Posted By on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM

The Spokane Indians spent the off-season renovating Avista Stadium. This week, Mike Bookey writes about some of the work done, including renovations of the front office and team store, a new concessions building, a new pavilion just inside the entrance and walkway resurfacing. (Photos by Young Kwak)

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A new concessions stand will welcome fans this year.

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Concessions Managers Ryan Jones, left, and Brian Sinclair fill napkin holders.

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New equipment fills the concessions stand.

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A freezer holds beer kegs at the new concessions stand.

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The renovations include a new team store. 

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Mackenzie Dandoy, left, rings up a baseball cap for Chuck Helmuth at the new team store. Helmuth had just picked up his season tickets, which he has held for the past 25 years.

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Spokane Indians gear of all sorts can be purchased at the new team store.

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Spokane Indians/Texas Rangers shirts are also available. 

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Cassel Promotions & Signs employees install a Spokane Indians sign at the new First Pitch Pavilion, which will be a place for fans to hang out during the game.

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Cassel Promotions & Signs employees Todd Mascarin, left, and Ed Hoffman install a Spokane Indians sign at the new First Pitch Pavilion.

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The new First Pitch Pavilion will be a place where fans can hang out during the game. 

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Part of the redesign is in the front office entrance and ticket area. 

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Socorro Erickson, right, a 16-year season ticket holder, signs for her tickets as Ticket Office Manager Kary Huls looks on.

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During front office construction, a floor safe was found. It may or may not be opened this season. 

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Avista Stadium is ready for opening day. 

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