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Old 02-13-2013, 07:49 AM
 
Location: North Augusta, SC
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My wife and I bought some tickets for Friday's opening of the college baseball season. I'm getting a masters from Liberty and my wife is a USC alum, so we thought it would be fun to go. Only tickets available were standing room general admission. We haven't been to the new stadium and friends have said to sit on the berm with those tickets. Anyone sat there? How's the view of the game? Would we need to stand to see? Thanks in advance!
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:57 AM
 
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If you're going to sit on the berm, I recommend you get there early and bring a towel/blanket. It's very popular with kids, so expect to have lots of them running around. The view is good from almost every seat, and the stadium is designed so that you can easily walk all the way around.

If the berm is too crowded/full, you can stand along the railing almost the entire way around the outfield.

If you get there *really* early, you could try to snag one of the tables along the left field line.

Should be a lot of fun, hope you both enjoy yourselves.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:21 AM
 
Location: North Augusta, SC
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Will parking be an issue? I know some lots are reserved for boosters. From what I've heard, anything close for public parking will cost $10-15 to park. USC's ticket site said you can also park at the arena and ride the shuttle for $3.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:34 AM
 
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You can ride the shuttle, but there are public lots behind the chinese restaurant on Blossom or at the businesses along Huger. Usually $5-10 to park.
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:55 PM
 
Location: the sticks
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Ride the shuttle from the Colluseum parking lot; its very convenient. Strolling the park is easy, stop on the OF wall over the bullpens (pre-game too) and after the 4th or 5th, empty seats are available (check with the ushers on this).

Its nice, Im gonna be there Sat or Sun.
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Old 02-13-2013, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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It's only 6 blocks from the CLA lots - I would walk instead of riding the shuttle. There is also free on-street parking along Huger, Devine and Pulaski.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:20 PM
 
Location: North Augusta, SC
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Just wanted to say we had a good time at the game. The Flames played a good game, just not enough. The wife was happy that USC won, though. Sitting on the berm was great, even with the lady who kept telling me "this is a Carolina section," "you're not clapping now are you, Liberty man," "I wish visitors would sit with their own kind." I paid for my ticket just like you did lady and I can cheer for my team. LOL. Weather was great and parking was simple, paid $5 and parked 1 block away from the stadium.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:30 AM
 
Location: Lexington, SC
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Did you park at my buddy's place?
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:59 AM
 
Location: North Augusta, SC
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Indeed we did. Having a police presence to stop traffic for pedestrians to cross and for vehicles to enter/exit that lot was great.
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:32 AM
 
Location: Lexington, SC
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Agreed. I have told him he should charge $10 for his lot because of that but he doesn't think people would pay it. Doesn't matter to me, I get to park there for free.
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