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Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


The mound weighs 24k pounds!






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Harry Caray
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


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The mound weighs 24k pounds!


What? Bull shite.

ETA: watching it now, had no idea they removed it like that, I thought it was just straight dirt. This is a really neat video.



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quail man
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


the mound weighs 12 tons?





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Wally Sparks
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


quote:

beautiful Oakland Coliseum






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King of New Orleans
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


It's put together by steel underneath to keep it from falling apart when they lift it. Quit bitching and watch it.





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SPEEDY
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


The douche host almost made that unwatchable with his constant attempts to be funny





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Mr. Hangover
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


TLDW





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CHEDBALLZ
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


Cool video.






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rt3
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


it normally takes 20 hours to go from baseball to football? how much time did they do it in today?





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King of New Orleans
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


Started last night as soon as the game ended.





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WarmBubble
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


Very cool.





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Grey Matter
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


That mound would have to be 90% steel to weigh that much!





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emoney
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


That's a painstaking process. I think the Raiders' contract with the colisseum expires this year, so this may be the last year we see this kind of stadium.





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SaltyMcKracker
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I think he was referencing the double bull pen mounds when he said 24k pounds





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Cleanmatt
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


Neat





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UltimateHog
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


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That's a painstaking process. I think the Raiders' contract with the colisseum expires this year, so this may be the last year we see this kind of stadium.



Unfortunately not going to be the case, Raiders are already in extension talks. Have no choice either.

A's are moving to San Jose in 2017, and then the Raiders are likely heading back to LA by 2023.






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King of New Orleans
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


True, he could've meant the on field mound and two bullpens weighed a combined 24k. Still a ton of weight for one mound!





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Supernova
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Seems to me it would be much simpler to build the Raiders a new stadium instead of going through this BS.





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DrakeLSU
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


Had to have meant 2400 lbs.





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JombieZombie
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re: Pretty cool video of flipping Oakland's field from baseball to football


I thought my job was tedious.





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