The Ballpark BookBook - 2003
"A nice package for young or old folks who still consider baseball our national pastime. This is a book for the real fans."--The Washington Times In The Ballpark Book, The Sporting News takes readers on a sentimental journey through the past and present fields where major-league baseball is played. Fans learn the historical texture of each field, the very places where the game's greatest moments took place, and experience the ambience and feeling of each ballpark, old and new, as if they were sitting in the stands. All of the nostalgic ballparks are here--from the Gone But Not Forgotten Era (Ebbets Field, Candlestick Park) to the New Wave Era (Camden Yards, Jacobs Field) and everything in between--49 past and present ballparks in all. Hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations make this an attractive addition to any baseball fan's collection. New to this edition are recently opened parks including: San Francisco's Pac Bell Park Pittsburgh's PNC Park Detroit's Comerica Park Houston's Minute Maid Stadium Seattle's Safeco Field Milwaukee's Miller Park From Miami to Seattle, from Boston to L.A., it's a trip around the country to where baseball is played!