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…Continue
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…Continue
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:
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…Continue