All Posts Tagged With: "MLB"

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World Series 2008 Baseball – Aerial View of Rays and Phillies Fields

We have linked to these in the past, here and here, but wanted to just give a quick update and link in case you are a fan of MLB and wanted to see each field were the games are going to be played.┬á There isn’t much to look at for the Rays field, as it’s […]

20Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Washington Nationals – Nationals Park ( 2008 ) Aerial View

( Under Construction at time of these photos) Nationals Park is located in Southeast Washington, south of the Capitol, along the fast-developing Capitol Riverfront adjacent to the Navy Yard. The new park not only redefines modern sports facility architecture but also serves as the catalyst and cornerstone of a new mixed-use Capitol Riverfront in our […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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St. Louis Cardinals – Busch Stadium Aerial View

In the mid-1950s, several years after he persuaded the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch to purchase the St. Louis Cardinals, August A. Busch Jr. decided that if the team was to prosper and attract the fans necessary to support a major league franchise, it would have to move to a new stadium. Mr. Busch took […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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San Francisco Giants – AT&T Park Aerial View

AT&T Park, with its breathtaking views and classic design, received rave reviews throughout the country as one of the smash hits of 2000. The first privately financed ballpark in Major League Baseball since Dodger Stadium (1962), the Giants’ new home features an inspiring nine-foot statue of America’s greatest living ballplayer, Willie Mays, at the public […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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San Diego Padres – PETCO Park Aerial View

PETCO Park is spectacular in every way, combining the best sight lines in baseball with breathtaking views of San Diego. Architecturally magnificent, it celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity and unique spirit of our region. Innovative design features evoke the timeless traditions of baseball in an intimate setting, with state-of-the-art fan […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Pittsburgh Pirates – PNC Park Aerial View

PNC Park, which opened in spring 2001, is a classic-style ballpark, an intimate facility that embraces the progressiveness of Pittsburgh while saluting the spirit of early ballpark originals such as Forbes Field, Wrigley Field and Fenway Park. Its prime location along the shore of the Allegheny River and adjacent to Federal Street takes advantage of […]

14Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Philadelphia Phillies – Citizens Bank Park Aerial View

The exterior architecture – comprised primarily of multiple shades of red brick, precast concrete and granite complemented by the green roofs with a copper patina finish – combines the essence of Philadelphia’s rich tradition of sports architecture with an unmistakably 21st century style. Black accent bricks patterned in the shape of baseball diamonds are inlaid […]

14Apr2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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New York Mets – Shea Stadium Aerial View

Shea Stadium opened on April 17, 1964 in Flushing Meadows, Queens as the New York Mets played the Pittsburgh Pirates before 48,736 fans. The $25.5 million stadium marked a new beginning for the young club that had played its first two years at the Polo Grounds. The stadium was originally to be called Flushing Meadow […]

14Apr2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Milwaukee Brewers – Miller Park Aerial View

Baseball’s Opening Day is always a day of renewal, a day of expectations. But Opening Day 2001 in Milwaukee was like nothing the city had ever seen. More than a decade of planning and four and a half years of construction culminated in grand fashion at 7:17 p.m. on April 6, 2001, when Milwaukee Brewers […]

14Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Los Angeles Dodgers – Dodger Stadium Aerial View

Dodger Stadium is one of Southern California’s most treasured landmarks and the 2007 baseball season will mark the Dodgers 46th year at Chavez Ravine. More than 125 million fans have visited the ballpark since it opened in 1962 awing spectators with a breathtaking view of downtown Los Angeles to the south; green, tree-lined Elysian hills […]

13Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Houston Astros – Minute Maid Park Aerial View

The year 2000 saw something the grand old game of baseball had not experienced since 1964 – a Major League team in Houston playing on natural grass outdoors. While clear skies and real grass were welcome additions for fans, Bayou City hardball faithful also enjoyed another first in Minute Maid Park’s 242-foot high, retractable roof. […]

13Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Florida Marlins – Dolphin Stadium Aerial View

The $115 million, state-of-the-art, open-air football facility was the first of its kind to be constructed entirely with private funds. On August 26, 1996, Pro Player, the sports apparel brand of Fruit of the Loom, sponsored the renaming of Joe Robbie Stadium as Pro Player Stadium. The name was changed from Pro Player Stadium to […]

13Apr2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Colorado Rockies – Coors Field Aerial View

On Aug. 16, 1990, almost a year before baseball awarded Colorado an expansion team, voters from the six-county Denver area approved a 0.1 percent sales tax to fund a baseball-only stadium. The ballpark’s total cost was $215 million. Architects originally designed the park to seat 43,800. However, after fans set dozens of attendance records at […]

13Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Cincinnati Reds – Great American Ball Park Aerial View

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Great American Ball Park serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds, baseball’s first professional franchise. Although praised for its innovative features, breathtaking views and affordable seating options upon its opening in 2003, Great American Ball Park also pays tribute to the Reds […]

13Apr2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Chicago Cubs – Wrigley Field Aerial View

Wrigley Field is the second-oldest ballpark in the majors behind Boston’s Fenway Park (1912). Originally known as Weeghman Park, Wrigley Field was built on the grounds once occupied by a seminary. The Wrigley Field bleachers and scoreboard were constructed in 1937 when the outfield area was renovated to provide improved and expanded seating … the […]

12Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Atlanta Braves – Turner Field Aerial View

After opening in 1997, the “Home of the Braves” has quickly become an Atlanta landmark and the benchmark for future baseball park design. Turner Field combines the nostalgia and the atmosphere of old-time baseball with state-of-the-art family entertainment unlike that of any other park. Turner Field is unrivaled in its blend of technology and entertainment. […]

12Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Arizona Diamondbacks – Chase Field Aerial View

From its signature swimming pool to its retractable roof, Chase Field has become one of the game’s most recognizable landmarks in just a few seasons. Since the air-conditioned facility first opened its doors to a regular-season game on March 31, 1998, nearly 15 million baseball fans have enjoyed the opportunity to watch the Arizona Diamondbacks […]

12Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued