Lifeline for hearing-impaired at ballparks

Originally Published: June 7, 2011
By Paul Lukas | Page 2

If you've attended a New York Mets game over the past season or two, you may have noticed that the Citi Field scoreboard features closed captioning, so hearing-impaired fans can follow along with P.A. announcements, promotional messages, highlight segments and ads. The same system is used at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

You might be surprised to learn, however, that the people typing the captions for those ...

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