View of Polo Grounds, former home of the New York Giants


Located in Coogans Bluff in upper Manhattan sat one of baseball’s most hallowed ballparks, Polo Grounds. This unique and storied ballpark was home to many legendary players, championship teams and memorable sports moments throughout its storied history. Polo Grounds was a name used on multiple ballparks dating back to the late 1800s. Named after the

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View from the upper deck at Olympic Stadium, former home of the Montreal Expos


Since it opened in 1977 as a baseball stadium, Olympic Stadium became one of the worst stadiums in the sport. Professional baseball in Montreal dates back to 1928 when the Montreal Royals were part of the International League. From 1939 until 1960 the Royals were the Triple A affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers

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View from the upper deck at Mile High Stadium, former home of the Colorado Rockies


When Mile High Stadium closed in 1994 there was only one problem:the Colorado Rockies would never again attract as many fans in one season as they did during the 1993 and 1994 seasons. In 1948, private funds were used to build a stadium for the Denver Bears of baseball’s old Western League. A hill at

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Aerial of Metropolitan Stadium, former home of the Minnesota Twins


Located about 11 miles from downtown Minneapolis, Metropolitan Stadium was the home of the Minnesota Twins for 20 seasons. The history of the stadium dates to the early 1950s when city officials began searching for a site to construct a stadium in hopes of luring a Major League Baseball franchise. In 1955 a 160 acre

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View from the upper deck at the Metrodome, former home of the Minnesota Twins


For 27 seasons, Twins baseball was played indoors at the Metrodome, where baseballs could hit off the roof, bounce fast off the turf or knock off the baggy in right field. Although it may not have been the best ballpark in baseball, some fans came to love its quirks by its closing in 2009. The

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View of Memorial Stadium, former home of the Baltimore Orioles


It’s the Summer of 1970, you’re an Orioles fan in Baltimore and where are you at? It’s likely you’re at Memorial Stadium in the northeastern part of the city in the Waverly neighborhood where you are watching stars such as Jim Palmer, Boog Powell, Frank Robinson and Brooks Robinson battle as they win 108 games

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Aerial of League Park, former home of the Cleveland Indians


Home of the Cleveland Indians for over 50 years, many fans probably wish that the team would have stayed at the park instead of moving to Cleveland Municipal Stadium. A new ballpark was built for the National League Cleveland franchise and was ready by opening day, May 1, 1891. Named League Park the ballpark could

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Aerial of Los Angeles' Wrigley Field, former home of the California Angels


Don’t mistake this ballpark for the one located in Chicago! Los Angeles’ Wrigley Field was the original Wrigley Field, bearing the name when it opened in 1925 as the Cubs ballpark was known as Cubs Park. In 1903 the Los Angeles Angels became charter members of the minor league, Pacific Coast League. For over two

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View of the Los Angeles Coliseum, former home of the Los Angeles Dodgers


The Los Angeles Coliseum, host of two Olympic Games, two Super Bowls and the USC Trojans football team since 1923 was the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers for four seasons. In the mid 1950s owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Walter O’Malley, sought a new ballpark to replace the aging Ebbets Field. When O’Malley was

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View from the upper deck at the Kingdome, former home of the Seattle Mariners


Home to the Mariners for 22 seasons, few Mariners fans were sad to see the Kingdome imploded in 2000. Before the Mariners franchise began playing baseball in 1977, MLB awarded Seattle a franchise in 1969, the Seattle Pilots, who played at Sicks StadiumSicks Stadium. However that franchise was bought by the Milwaukee Brewers Inc. and

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