William Miller is a great sports writer. This brief interesting piece will help get you through until pitchers and catchers report! Kudos William!
Lately I’ve been thinking about how nice it would be to go on a cross-country tour of each of the Major League ballparks in North America. I’ve been to four MLB parks in my life, only one of which, Fenway Park, still exists (RIP: Seattle Kingdome, Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Stadium, and New York’s Shea Stadium.)
Then I got to thinking about how many new stadiums have been built over the past 15 years or so, and that led me to consider ranking every MLB park from oldest to newest. What would that list look like?
Well, here it is:
1) Fenway Park, Boston – 1912
2) Wrigley Field, Chicago – 1914
3) Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles – 1962
4) Angel Stadium of Anaheim, California – 1966
4) The Coliseum, Oakland – 1966
6) Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO – 1973
7) Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario – 1989
8) Tropicana Field…
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