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    Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    For those who have visited a number of different baseball stadiums, what would be your top 5. Mine our:

    Old Tiger Stadium
    Wrigley Field
    Fenway park
    PNC Park
    Miller Park

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    Crosley Field
    Astrodome before they took out the giant animated scoreboard
    Minute Maid
    Old Memorial Stadium in Baltimore
    GABP
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    Old Tiger
    Fenway
    Old Yankee
    Those are the only ones I can think of that I have been to that I like enough to rank. I go to Balt every year, but dont like that stadium so wont rank it. Hated the 70/80's circle stadiums, so cant rank any of those.
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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    Just from where I've been.... by no means an exhaustive (or even good) list:

    1. Wrigley
    2. GABP
    3. Turner Field
    4. Progressive Field
    5. Coors Field
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    Water Works Park in Fairfield
    West Side Little League
    Des Pres Little League in Louisville
    Fern Creek Little League
    Williamsport, PA.

    Got to give the kids their due.
    What if this is as good as it gets?

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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    From just where I have been

    1. GABP
    2. Nationals Park
    3. Camden Yards
    4. Turner Field
    5. Tropicana Field


    Old Yankees Stadium - Didn't make my list, don't know how to explain it. A shrine in one sense, but crowded concourse and the areas around the stadium weren't too good.

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    Just out of places I have been to;
    1. GABP
    2. Wrigley
    3. Minute Maid
    4. Coors Field
    5. Kaufman Stadium-KC Royals

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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    I've been to:
    Fenway
    PNC Park
    Comerica
    Riverfront
    GABP
    US Cellular
    Wrigley
    Miller Park
    Metrodome
    Coors Field
    Chase Field
    AT&T
    Angels Stadium
    PETCO Park

    My top Five are:
    AT&T
    PNC
    Wrigley
    Miller
    GABP

    AT&T is just an unbelievable setting to watch a game. Just was at PNC for the last weekend of the season, and even with an awful team still a wonderful place to watch baseball. Wrigley is the closest place I have to watch the Reds and I go there a handful of times a year and I always have a great time.

    Least favorite park - PETCO. You feel completely isolated from the rest the playing area when you are up walking around. In my opinion they missed the boat on this one.

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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain13 View Post
    Water Works Park in Fairfield
    West Side Little League
    Des Pres Little League in Louisville
    Fern Creek Little League
    Williamsport, PA.

    Got to give the kids their due.
    Speaking of Kids-Back in the 80s I got to see the "Kid" Griffey Junior play at Ricketts Ballpark in Farmington New Mexico during the Connie Mack World Series for the Midland Redskins from Cincinnati. That was pretty cool.

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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    Here's my 5.

    Crosley Field
    Wrigley
    Busch III
    GABP
    Riverfront

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    my couch, my chair, my car, my back porch, and Great American Ball Park.

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    just from watching on tv i think the padres, astros, yankees, twins and giants look the coolest.

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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    1. AT&T
    2.GABP
    3. 5/3 field Toledo
    4. The Cell in Chicago
    5. Dunn Field Elmira New York

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    Ok, if we are going outside the league I have to pull out old DUrham Bulls Park as my all time favorite. It is the stadium I have been to the most; have played there, watched hundereds of games-including my first ever game, been to concerts, been arrested for sliding across the tarp during rain delay (Joe Morgan was there and sent me an autographed book afterwards), I was an extra in Bull Durham, camped there as a kid....I could go on and on. When I think baseball stadium, 100's of thoughts come to my mind over that place, I can bring myself there with just a thought-the smells, sights, sounds come right to me. That place IS basbeall to me!
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    Re: Name your top 5 baseball venues..

    Quote Originally Posted by texasdave View Post
    Crosley Field
    Astrodome before they took out the giant animated scoreboard
    Minute Maid
    Old Memorial Stadium in Baltimore
    GABP
    I wish I had a better memory of Crosley Field, but I was only six years old when it closed. I can remember my dad pointing out star players for me, whether for the Reds or opposing players like Hank Aaron and Willie Mays. But I can't remember anything about the actual stadium, other than some signs, the light towers, etc.
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