9780892046331

The Ballpark Book: A Journey Through the Fields of Baseball Magic

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  • ISBN13:

    9780892046331

  • ISBN10:

    0892046333

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

The Sporting News relives the great moments of 46 past and present baseball institutions-from Fenway Park and the Polo Grounds to Camden Yards and Safeco Field. Unique illustrations highlight the major milestones of the parks along with vivid color photographs and black-and-white historical photos culled from the archives of The SportingNews, America's oldest weekly sports publication.

Table of Contents

Ballparks: Now, yesterday and forever 8(13)
The Classics
21(26)
Boston: Fenway Park
22(8)
Chicago: Wrigley Field
30(8)
New York: Yankee Stadium
38(9)
The Middle Ages
47(38)
Anaheim: Anaheim Stadium
48(6)
Los Angeles: Dodger Stadium
54(6)
Milwaukee: County Stadium
60(6)
New York: Shea Stadium
66(6)
Oakland: Oakland Coliseum
72(6)
San Diego: Jack Murphy Stadium
78(7)
The Turf Era
85(32)
Cincinnati: Riverfront Stadium
86(6)
Kansas City: Kauffman Stadium
92(6)
Philadelphia: Veterans Stadium
98(6)
Pittsburgh: Three Rivers Stadium
104(6)
St. Louis: Busch Stadium
110(7)
The Dome Era
117(20)
Minneapolis: The Metrodome
118(6)
Montreal: Olympic Stadium
124(6)
Toronto: SkyDome
130(7)
The New Wave Era
137(48)
Arlington: The Ballpark in Arlington
138(6)
Atlanta: Turner Field
144(4)
Baltimore: Camden Yards
148(6)
Chicago: Comiskey Park
154(6)
Cleveland: Jacobs Field
160(6)
Denver: Coors Field
166(6)
Miami: Pro Player Stadium
172(4)
Phoenix: Bank One Ballpark
176(4)
Tampa: Tropicana Field
180(5)
Gone, But Not Forgotten
185(111)
Arlington: Arlington Stadium
186(4)
Atlanta: Fulton County Stadium
190(6)
Baltimore: Memorial Stadium
196(6)
Boston: Braves Field
202(4)
Brooklyn: Ebbets Field
206(8)
Chicago: Comiskey Park
214(6)
Cincinnati: Crosley Field
220(6)
Cleveland: League Park
226(4)
Cleveland: Municipal Stadium
230(6)
Detroit: Tiger Stadium
236(8)
Houston: The Astrodome
244(6)
Minneapolis: Metropolitan Stadium
250(4)
New York: Polo Grounds
254(8)
Philadelphia: Shibe Park
262(8)
Pittsburgh: Forbes Field
270(6)
San Francisco: Candlestick Park
276(6)
Seattle: The Kingdome
282(4)
St. Louis: Sportsman's Park
286(6)
Toronto: Exhibition Stadium
292(4)
Washington, D.C.: Griffith Stadium
296

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