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Rockies announce plans for massive new video board for Coors Field

By: NICK GROKE, The Denver Post
September 21, 2017 Updated: September 21, 2017 at 11:25 am
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Jets fly over Coors Field during introductions as the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies look on before a baseball game Friday, April 8, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The Colorado Rockies’ rise into a playoff chase this season, they hope, will propel the club into contention for several years. On Wednesday, they announced the construction of a new Coors Field scoreboard to match.

The video board hanging on a steel lattice frame in left field will be replaced by a high-definition video component during the winter after an agreement between the Rockies and the Metropolitan Baseball Stadium District, the state division that owns Coors Field.

The Rockies will also install a new speaker sound system for their home ballpark. The board will be uniquely shaped, with a mountain cutout atop the display.

Read more at denverpost.com.

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