Ballparks Then and Now

Overview


See how much America's favorite pastime has changed — and how much it's stayed the same — in Ballparks Then and Now. Crammed with history and facts, this unique city-by-city tour of America's hallowed playing fields pairs archival images with modern photos of baseball's beloved landmarks like Union Grounds, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and the Negro League's Greenlee Field. Witness the ballpark renaissance of the 1990s and the dawning of multimillion-dollar corporate naming rights. With comprehensive data about ...
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Overview


See how much America's favorite pastime has changed — and how much it's stayed the same — in Ballparks Then and Now. Crammed with history and facts, this unique city-by-city tour of America's hallowed playing fields pairs archival images with modern photos of baseball's beloved landmarks like Union Grounds, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and the Negro League's Greenlee Field. Witness the ballpark renaissance of the 1990s and the dawning of multimillion-dollar corporate naming rights. With comprehensive data about each park (opening date, capacity, great moments), Ballparks Then and Now is the perfect keepsake for fans to enjoy whether they're sitting in the bleachers or a luxury box.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781626864719
  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
  • Publication date: 8/11/2015
  • Series: Then & Now Thunder Bay Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 390,820

Meet the Author


Eric Enders is a baseball historian and freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times and other publications. The first ballpark he fell in love with was Dudley Field, where he attended minor league games as a child in El Paso, Texas. A lifelong Dodger fan, he has been to twenty-nine of the ballparks featured in this book. He is a former researcher at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library and is also the author of the Play Ball! Baseball Scorebook. He lives in Cooperstown, New York, where he runs Triple E Productions, a baseball research and consulting service.
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