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Favorite Historic Ballpark?

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by Dr. Bob, Sep 20, 2003.

  1. Dr. Bob

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    Know this is crossing into the "sports" realm, but what historic ball park would you like to have had the opportunity to watch a team play?

    Growing up in Minneapolis, my family told me about the "Trolley Yard" where the Minneapolis Millers played the St. Paul Saints. By the time I got old enough to go, they had built a metal, sterile "Metropolitan Stadium" out in a cornfield a few miles south of the city.

    That became home to the Twins and Vikes in 1960 and I grew to love the stadium. But would have liked to see one game in the old Nicolet Field at the Trolley Yard before it was condemned.
     
  2. ChurchBoy

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    I would have loved to have seen

    1) The Polo Grounds
    2) Ebbetts Field
    3) Old Comisky Park
    4) Jarry Park (The Montreal Expos original home)
     
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    El Juego de Pelota.
     
  4. Clay Knick

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    Yankee Stadium
    RFK (I am and always will be,
    first of all, a Redskins fan!)

    Clay
     
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    Yankee Stadium, even though it only dates back 30 years (the previous incarnation was pretty much destroyed during the upgrade in the 70's).

    I guess, now that the Angels have won the world series, Edison Field is now a historic venue [​IMG] .
     
  6. Bible Believing Bill

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    First of all there are a couple of current ballparks that I consider Historic.

    1. Wrigley Field
    2. Fenway Park
    3. Yankee Stadium

    I have been to Wrigley and Fenway.

    I missed my opportunity to go to Old Cominsky.

    I would have liked to go to Sportsmans Park in St. Louis.

    Bill
     
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