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Ballparksby Eric Enders
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Baseball has changed dramatically since its early days. Today, the average ticket costs upwards of $20 and fans can feast on sushi from their luxurious air-conditioned seats. See how much Americas favorite pastime has changed, and how much its stayed the same in Ballparks Then & Now.
This book uses old photos to look at wonderful old baseball grounds full of nostalgia for fans, and shows their modern counterparts in contemporary photos. "Ballparks Then and Now" includes the current American and National League ball parks, as well as former league stadiums. 200 photos.
About 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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