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2019 – The Ballpark Year in Pictures

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual “The Ballpark Year in Pictures” covering all the big baseball stadium stories of 2019.  Read more and view photos here.

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Comparing the 2019 World Series Ballparks

As the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2019 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  Read more here.   View World Series game schedule here.

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A Sneak Peek of Globe Life Field

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com was recently given an exclusive tour of Globe Life Field — the new home of the Texas Rangers.  Mock’s in-depth rundown of the progress of stadium construction includes 19 photographs.  The new field is scheduled to host its first game on March 23, 2020, when the Rangers play an exhibition against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Read article and view photos here.

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Final Homestand Begins, Reliving Memories at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers are starting their final homestand at Globe Life Park, their home for the past 26 seasons.  Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com interviewed longtime members of the Rangers family to learn their favorite memories of the ballpark.  Their thoughts are in this article, originally penned for USA TODAY Sports Weekly.  Read more here.  He also provided a timeline of the biggest events in the ballpark’s history.  Read more here.

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Ballpak Visit ALERT: Routine Field (Franklin, WI)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited the new Routine Field, home of the first-year Milwaukee Milkmen (Independent Professional, American Association).  Mock sums up his visit with this quote of approval:

“But whether it’s Wow or Whoa, Routine Field is anything but routine. It warrants a visit the next time you’re in the Milwaukee area.”

Read full review and see photos here.

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Las Vegas Ballpark Named 2019 ‘Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksLas Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV), the new home of the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2019 Ballpark of the Year.  Read story here.  Read full ballpark review here.  It’s hard to believe, but this is actually the 20th anniversary of this prestigious honor, which site-founder Joe Mock will bestow in person on Saturday prior to the Aviators’ game.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Segra Stadium (Fayetteville, NC)

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com was in Fayetteville (NC) recently to tour Segra Stadium, the new $40.2-million ballpark for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 6,900 words and over 35 photographs covering everything from the ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read review and view photos here.

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