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The ballparks

Bill Shannon

The ballparks

by Bill Shannon

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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- History.,
  • Stadiums -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBill Shannon and George Kalinsky ; with a foreword by Monte Irvin.
    ContributionsKalinsky, George, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV862.5 .S52 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 276 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5186070M
    ISBN 100801504902
    LC Control Number75005035
    OCLC/WorldCa1853842

      The book is studded with insightful observations, such as that early ballparks would have been impossible without the advent of streetcars; public transit and baseball essentially grew up together. The following is a list of Major League Baseball stadiums, their locations, their first year of usage and home teams.. The newest Major League Baseball (MLB) ballpark is Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, home of the Texas Rangers, which will open for the season. Fenway Park in Boston, home of the Boston Red Sox, is the oldest, having opened in

    James K. Jones has been to every established major league ballpark at least three times. There are three volumes of the book Ballparks Across America, E-Mails from a Fan on the Road. Volumes 1 and 2 went on sale in February and spanned the through seasons in which the author attended baseball games with different fans. : Ballparks () by Graham Knight and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Hardcover.

      Ballclub-as-developer feels unnatural—baseball teams should be in the business of baseball. But as Pulitzer Prize–winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger writes in his new book, Ballpark: Baseball in the American City, such real estate impulses in the business of baseball aren’t Park, for instance, got its name because the Red Sox’s then-owners wanted to spur .   Ballparks A Journey Through the Fields of the Past, Present, and Future by Eric Enders This book was a joy to read. It has history, photos, tidbits, sites to visit that are relevant to baseball but not stadiums, information about owners, players, teams and more. It is a treasure trove of information and well worth having.5/5(1).


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