Hey batter, batter, batter ... swing!

Posted by
Jeffrey (Scottsdale, United States) on 6 December 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

I've loved this image since the first time I saw it, which has to be at least a decade ago now (or however long the Diamondbacks have been around, as the two came into existence right about the same time). As many who know their '70s music will have guessed, the batter is a caricature of Vincent Furnier aka "Alice Cooper" and the building upon which it's painted is his bar -- Alice Cooperstown -- located on the corner of 1st Street and Jackson, just two blocks west of Chase Field, which is home to the Phoenix Diamondbacks...