Rating the parks

Jones, Todd
April 2001
Sporting News;04/30/2001, Vol. 255 Issue 18, p25
Assesses the different ballparks. Cleanliness of the concourses at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California; Presence of steams in the turfs of the Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Favoritism of the Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.


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