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07-26-2010, 07:12 PM
Padres Grounds Crew Dims Stadium's Lights For Romantic Night Game
JULY 26, 2010 | ISSUE 46•29

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SAN DIEGO—In an effort to reignite the fading passion between the Padres and Dodgers, the Petco Park grounds crew set the mood for a romantic night game Tuesday by dimming the stadium's lights, arranging rose petals along the baselines, and softly playing Al Green's I'm Still In Love With You over the speakers. "Everything is just so lovely," said Padres center fielder Tony Gwynn, Jr., admiring the glow of 4,000 slow-burning candles atop the outfield wall as he sipped from a champagne flute and took practice swings in the on-deck circle.

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07-30-2010, 03:40 PM
So, with the candles and music, I'm guessing we scored.


07-30-2010, 05:30 PM
Padres won the series so it worked.

08-02-2010, 10:09 AM
Second date will the Dodgers get to second base?

08-02-2010, 10:17 AM
Second date will the Dodgers get to second base?

Nope. Headache.