From a fan’s perspective Chase Field has been dark for nearly two weeks since the Arizona Diamondbacks completed their final home game before the All-Star break on June 29, 2011. Since that time the field and stadium has been going through several changes in preparation for the Mid-Summer Classic All-Star game to be held on July 12, 2011.

Like kids anticipating Christmas morning, fans have been milling around Chase Field hoping to get a glimpse of what was happening inside. Finally today the turnstiles were opened for the first series of All-Star events.

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