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AT&T is my* favorite of the "new" ballparks, but my all time favorite is Wrigley. Other parks I like are Fenway, Target, Dodger, Comerica, Minute Maid and Kauffman.

Parks I don't like are Great American, Rangers Park, and Nationals.

Everything else is pretty meh...

* I've been to 26 current and former MLB parks and will hit 3new ones (Miller, PNC and Skydome) this summer.

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I'm a little biased but I love my AT&T ^_^

I've been to Giants, Dbacks, Rockies, Angels, Dodgers, A's, Old Yankee, New Yankee, Reds, Pirates, Indians, Cubs, Whitesox, Brewers, Old Mets, and Boston on a tour but not a game.

I have to say I loved everything about Pittsburgh, it was a lot like SF. Also the new Cincy ballpark was a great all-around baseball experience, with the Reds HOF next door. I'm a sucker for a waterfront stadium I suppose haha

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I've only been to RFK Stadium & Nationals Park. Of the two, I like Nationals park the best lol.

LOL really?? Thats stating the obvious (and I LOVE RFK, it may be a dump but its our dump!)

I like Coors Field and Camden Yards, the fact that they look nearly exactly the same helps.

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I've been to a good amount of ball parks but ill just highlight a few.

None of them come close to being as good as AT&T Park. Everything about the park is awesome. Access is really easy, the park is beautiful, the view is second to none, and the food tops every other park I've been to, and the atmosphere is always electric.

Wrigley Field is my second favorite. Even though it's nearly a century old, it still looks fantastic. There's a great view from the upper deck of the city and the lake, and is one of the best I've ever seen. It's also probably the most unique park I've ever seen too. I love how the neighborhood behind the field is incorporated into the park.

Dodger Stadium has a lot of problems (Parking is the worst in any sport, fans can be really hostile), but that view from the upper deck is just breath taking.

Miller is great. Milwaukee did a lot of things right with that park, especially with the history.

Both new parks in New York are fantastic, and replaced two absolute dumps. Old Yankee Stadium, despite the history, was the most run down park I've ever been to.

Enron feels like a CostCo, but it's still nice.

Fenway is the most overrated park I've ever been to. I didn't find the atmosphere to be anywhere near as impressive as I've been told it was. The sight lines are absolutely brutal in that place an the layout, while necessary, is ridiculous. When I was there the Sox hit back-to-back-to-back homers on balls that would've been outs in any other park in the league. The place looks like a damn little league field. I did like how the main concourse was the streets outside of the park, though. It definitely has a lot of features like that that make it unique. I personally though wasn't impressed, despite that.

Citizens Bank in Philly is nice. It's a HUGE ballpark. Kinda kills the whole rowdy Philly fan thing though IMO.

O.co Coluseum (Oakland Coliseum) isn't nearly as bad as it's reputation. It's not a pretty park, but it's not a miserable park either. Food selection is great too, and transportation to and from is fantastic.

PetCo feels like a mall, but it's a really nice mall.

Angels Stadium Is basically a renovated Oakland Coliseum. Not a bad park by any means, but nothing to write home about either.

US Cellular is pretty much the same.

What I saw of SafeCo I liked. I snuck in through an open gate and was kicked out after about five minutes, but it had a really cool look. I love how they use the roof, when its open, as a cover for the train tracks outside too.

Tropicana isn't as bad as it's rep either, but it does feel really sterile and empty. Definitely has a bit of that CostCo feel to it. Id say it's a perfectly suitable park despite this, if it weren't for that stupid obstructive catwalk.

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Ballparks I've been to for a game: AT&T, Coliseum, Target Field, The Jake, Old Yankee Stadium,Old Shea Stadium, Dodger Stadium and Safeco.

Safeco to me is #1. The atmosphere is great, the train in the background and great seats everywhere. I love that park.

The Jake is number two to me. The museum in center field adds a great touch.

Third is AT&T. Not as great as people make it to be, but it has everything you like in a newer age park.

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I've been to AT&T quite a few times, and even though im not a Giants fan, it's still a good time. Easy to get to on public transportation, there can be some bad traffic afterwards if you drive, but nothing really out of the ordinary. Great atmosphere, and after the game there's plenty to do near by in SF

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I went to Fenway when I was little and I've also been to the Trop. Fenway was nice, and the Trop was exactly how people describe it (less than impressive... a lot less). I like the SkyDome, but it's not really a true ballpark; it's more of a giant concrete bowl. However, games are great when she's full.

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Dodger Stadium has a lot of problems (Parking is the worst in any sport, fans can be really hostile), but that view from the upper deck is just breath taking.

O.co Coluseum (Oakland Coliseum) isn't nearly as bad as it's reputation. It's not a pretty park, but it's not a miserable park either. Food selection is great too, and transportation to and from is fantastic.

The Dodger fans were a pleasure while I was there to both fellow Dodgers and opponents. I spent a lot of time at Candlestick and the Coliseum growing up. The As had great fans. I was threatened and called names as a 12 year old boy by Giants fans. Stoned wanna-be-Steve Perry heshers and 40 year old jocks everywhere. They were the absolute worst, but I loved the park.

As for Dodger Stadium, the view is fantastic from all directions and the way its built into the hillside is unique to all of baseball. Parking may be atrocious, but Ive never seen such a beautiful parking lot. Manicured landscaping everywhere, I felt like I was at a botanical garden. On the inside, no frills, the focus is on the game and if you get bored, a wonderful backdrop behind simple, elegant design.

I loved the Oakland Coliseum before the Raiders moved back. It felt like a Northern California version of Dodger Stadium. Clean lines and a great view from anywhere in the park. Best bleachers Ive ever sat in. It was really destroyed by Mt Davis. Before that, really underrated.

Camden Yards was awesome to see at the age of 20, but looking back on it, it was kinda like going to a theme park. I feel like the new wave of ballfields all latched on to the "entertainment" thing. Its great for families, but not my cup of tea.

Fenway is Fenway. I had a great time and felt like I was experiencing something magical, but its cramped(cozy), dirty(weathered) and the fans in and outside were brutal. Leaving the neighborhood, I told a guy his headlights werent on as he was leaving a lot, and he replied,":censored: you, fa**ot." Pleasant.

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  1. Dodger Stadium
  2. Fenway Park
  3. PNC Park
  4. Wrigley Field
  5. AT&T Park
  6. Oriole Park At Camden Yards
  7. Chase Field
  8. Petco Park
  9. Citi Field
  10. Citizen's Bank Park
  11. New Yankee Stadium
  12. Marlins Park
  13. Miller Park
  14. Nationals Park
  15. US Cellular
  16. Progressive Field
  17. Angel Stadium
  18. Shea Stadium
  19. Yankee Stadium
  20. O.Co Coliseum

The first six are gems, the middle of the pack is very close.

Oakland is probably the most bland stadium I've been too, but they do have a great food/beer selection.

US Cellular is underrated in my opinion.

Chase is probably one of my favorite retractable roof stadiums.

New Yankee Stadium is nice, but feels like a museum with a ballpark.

Dodger Stadium, that feeling once you walk in from the upper deck is amazing. One of the best views in baseball besides PNC.

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Camden Yards is unique? To me it looks just like Citizens Bank Park in Philly and Coors Field in Denver with minor details differing.

Just a minor detail like a GIANT warehouse behind the outfield. It was very unique when it was built. Any parks resembling it are due to complete imitation.

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Camden Yards is unique? To me it looks just like Citizens Bank Park in Philly and Coors Field in Denver with minor details differing.

Just a minor detail like a GIANT warehouse behind the outfield. It was very unique when it was built. Any parks resembling it are due to complete imitation.

No doubt it was trend setting when it was built, but its not unique anymore. I love the park and it is beautiful but its just not unique anymore.

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