They didn't tear up the ballpark to give it a fairly significant makeover as they did last year, but that doesn't mean the Dodgers ownership group wasn't at work this off-season.
Now they’re calling the changes “enhancements,” which is fine. Sitting in your seat at
-- There are now seating areas of two rows each behind both bullpens. If that's your thing, you can watch pitchers warm up and get a view of the infield and maybe half the outfield.
-- There is a hexagonal (like the scoreboards), open-style bar behind each sitting area.
-- Behind the bars is a pair of new food offerings. In left field barbecue food is available and in right it's Tommy Lasorda's Italian Trattoria. These are not sit-down restaurants but concession stands.
-- There are new, permanent team stores in each corner.
-- There are also expanded entries at the field level and fans can now walk completely around the stadium on the lower level.
-- Wednesday night will also mark the unveiling of a new wireless system.
-- The 10 circular displays honoring the retired jersey numbers of ex-Dodgers have been moved from underneath the pavilion awning to under the team offices on the club level. The reason won't shock: Their prior locations are now home to new advertising signs.