The Baseball Stadium Insider

The Baseball Stadium Insider

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The Baseball Stadium Insideris the essential companion to your ballpark experience. Inside, you'll discover the features, facts, and figures that make each stadium unique. From the saltwater tank filled with live cow-nosed rays at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay to the Ferris wheel and carousel at Comerica Park in Detroit, exciting details await you with every turn of the page. This comprehensive ballpark guide will appeal not only to fanatics of America's pastime, but novice baseball admirers as well. Have you ever been to a game and wondered about the retired numbers adorning the outfield wall? Wonder no morea€”The Baseball Stadium Insider explains what each of these great ballplayers did to become baseball legends. Finally, all of the incredible games that have etched themselves into baseball history over the decades are represented. Who could ever forget Game 6 of the 1975 World Series when Boston's Carlton Fisk hit his famous extra-inning home run off Fenway's left field foul pole? Or when the Cleveland Indians, down 14a€“2 in the seventh inning, staged one of the greatest comebacks in baseball history to defeat the Seattle Mariners? So go ahead, take yourself out to the ballgame and get to know the cathedrals of baseball.The first proposal for the ballpark was made public by the New York Yankees in 2004 and featured a retractable roof design, which was later omitted from the final plan saving $200 million dollars worth of costs. ... After many years of planning and proposals for a new ballpark, the wheels were finally set into motion that ultimately signaled ... If scheduled properly, you can even give your potential clients the opportunity to see a game right after all the work is done and let me tell you, thatanbsp;...

Title:The Baseball Stadium Insider
Author:Matt Lupica
Publisher:iUniverse - 2012-01


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