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Roger Waters’ Giant Concert Stage Setup Did a Number On the Grass at Citizens Bank Park

Jul 20, 2012, 3:01 PM EDT

The damage done to the center field grass at Citizens Bank Park by the awfully impressive stage setup for Roger Waters' performance of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" last weekend in South Philadelphia.
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Photo by Matt Gelb

What you’re looking at is the damage done to the center field grass at Citizens Bank Park by the awfully impressive stage setup for Roger Waters’ performance of Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” last weekend in South Philadelphia.

The photo was taken by Inquirer beat writer Matt Gelb who says the grass was “destroyed,” but I think he’s looking at it all wrong. Waters just made it more entertaining for Phillies fans to watch Shane Victorino do his job, as he can now add “divots in the grass” to “his feet” as things to avoid tripping over in the outfield.

Friend of the Level, Seth, makes a salient point:

Here’s a sampling of the impressive setup: