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Great Stadiums (8): Dodger Stadium (Redux)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been somewhat quietly working on a $100 million upgrade to the 53-year-old stadium, largely considered the Taj Mahal of baseball. Read all about it. For those thinking our sports are about as exciting as watching … Continue reading

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Great Stadiums (6): Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium at 40

It is now the sixth-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and will forever be one of the most graceful. I (Evander) have long had a rational fondness for Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. In recent times upgraded with all … Continue reading

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Great Stadiums (5): Houston, We Have a Problem

The Houston (Reliant) Astrodome, once The Eighth Wonder Of The World, will likely succumb to the wreckers’ ball, as Ebbets Field did, as the Polo Grounds did, as countless great ballparks have, unless local politicians and/or individuals step in. Read … Continue reading

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