Terry Francona on the Metrodome in which, barring a Boston-Minnesota playoff series, the Red Sox will never play again:
“I have a lot of respect for the Twins — I always have — because I love the way they play the game, I really do. [But] I think this place stinks. This ballpark stinks. Balls are hitting the [stinking] roof, the speakers — it’s awful. For me, I feel like we are in an office building and all of a sudden you walk downstairs and there is a game to be played. The Kingdome, it was kind of ugly, but it didn’t feel like you were in an office building to me.”
I have a couple of ideas about what the word “stinking” replaced.