Fields of Dreams: A Guide to Visiting and Enjoying All 30 Major League Ballparks (Google eBook)

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Citadel Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
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Here is the essential all-inclusive guide for anyone who fantasizes about the perfect baseball vacation or for anyone who happens to be looking for a live ballgame in one of America's major-league cities. Included are ticket-booth phone numbers, drive time between baseball cities, nightlife options, listings of hotels with ballgame packages, and recommendations for local restaurants and sports bars. From the quirky old baseball shrines to the ultramodern domes with all the amenities, here's the scoop on all thirty parks -- history, food, tips for grabbing the best seats and where to get players' autographs -- this unique travel book is an invaluable resource for every fan.
  

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Contents

Atlanta Turner Field
3
Baltimore Orioles Park at Camden Yards
10
Boston Fenway Park
18
Cleveland Jacobs Field
26
Miami Pro Plaver Stadium
33
Montreal Olympic Stadium
41
New York Shea and Yankee Stadiums
47
Philadelphia Veterans Stadium
60
Houston Enron Field
137
Kansas City Kauffman Stadium
145
Milwaukee Miller Park
152
Minneapolis Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome
160
Saint Louis Busch Stadium
169
Anaheim Anaheim Stadium
177
Los Angeles Dodger Stadium
183
Oakland Alameda County Stadium
194

Pittsburgh PNC Park
67
Tampa Bay Tropicana Field
74
Toronto SkyDome
82
Chicago Comiskey Park and Wrigley Field
102
Cincinnati Riverfront Stadium
115
Denver Coors Field
121
Detroit Comerica Park
129
San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium
206
San Francisco Pacific Bell Park
214
Seattle Safeco Field
225
On Your Own Versus Taking a Tour
232
Bibliography
239
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Page xii - It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.
Page xi - College offers courses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the City of New York and the New York Public Library.

About the author (2001)

Ahuja, a transplanted New Yorker and free-lance magazine writer, works at Charlotte magazine in Charlotte, North Carolina

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