Eric [27/33]'s Blog (5)


Hit my 30th and 31st parks two weeks ago in Texas.  (Now at 26 of the current 30).  Also drove by the old Astrodome, but couldn't get close enough for detailed pictures.  Immense security around Reliant Park for some reason.


Minute Maid Park


Went to two games at MMP.  Luckily I managed to get one game with the roof open and another with the roof closed.  The difference is night/day.  Basically two different parks. 


For my first…


Added by Eric [27/33] on May 12, 2011 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Favorite Ballpark Features

I posted this for the last 9 weeks of the offseason on my twitter feed.  Basically, its a top 9 favorite features at the current 30 MLB parks:


9 - The statues in the outfield area at Comerica Park

8 - "Think Blue" sign and San Gabriel Mountains beyond the outfield at Dodger Stadium

7 - McCovey Cove and San Francisco Bay beyond the outfield at AT&T Park

6 - The warehouse and Eutaw Street at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

5 - Monument Park at Yankee…


Added by Eric [27/33] on March 31, 2011 at 2:58pm — 5 Comments

Polo Grounds Remains

I ran my own blog to supplement SP for a while, but it felt like work so I stopped.  This was one of my favorite posts.  While taking pictures of old Yankee Stadium's demolition in February 2010, my brother and I ventured across the Macombs Dam bridge to check out the remains of the Polo Grounds:


The Polo Grounds was the home of the New York Giants from 1890-1957.  Additionally,…


Added by Eric [27/33] on February 18, 2011 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment


I've only been to 24 of the current ballparks, but I have also been to five other parks no longer in service.  Here's an attempt to rank them.  The top 3 are the best, ranks 4-20 are relatively  interchangeable. 21-24 are rather dreadful.


1 - PNC Park - If there's a perfect park, this is it

2 - Oriole Park at Camden Yards - CLASSIC. Seems like it has been there for 50 years, but still new

3 - AT&T Park - Incredible setting

4 - Fenway Park - the…


Added by Eric [27/33] on February 15, 2011 at 6:06pm — 2 Comments

New to site...

I just found this site today after Ballpark Chasers followed my feed on Twitter. Some of you may know me from my website (Twitter: StadiumPage)


I've done some great trips in the past few years:

- 2008: GABP, Comerica, Rogers, Progressive, 4 games in 5 days

- 2006: Angel, Petco & Dodger in 4 days

- 2005: Wrigley, Milwaukee & US Cellular in 4 days


I'll be in…


Added by Eric [27/33] on February 15, 2011 at 4:59pm — 6 Comments


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