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Green cathedrals : the ultimate celebration of major league and Negro league ballparks

Author: Philip J Lowry
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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This celebration of the sport of baseball is viewed through the lens of its ballparks--the "fields of dreams" of players and fans alike. Includes hundreds of new photos.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Lowry
ISBN: 0201622297 9780201622294 0802715621 9780802715623 0802716083 9780802716088
OCLC Number: 74491309
Notes: Revision of 1986 ed.
Description: xvii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Ballparks (alphabetical by city) --
Akron, Ohio 1 --
Albany, New York (see also Greenbush, New York) 1 --
Altoona, Pennsylvania 2 --
Anaheim, California 2 --
Arlington, Texas 4 --
Asheville, North Carolina 6 --
Atlanta, Georgia 7 --
Atlantic City, New Jersey 11 --
Austin, Texas 11 --
Baltimore, Maryland (see also Westport, Maryland) 12 --
Belleville, Illinois 20 --
Birmingham, Alabama 20 --
Bloomfield, New Jersey 21 --
Bloomington, Minnesota 21 --
Boston, Massachusetts 23 --
Broad Ripple, Indiana 33 --
Brooklyn, New York (see also Jersey City, New Jersey; Newtown, New York; Weehawken, New Jersey; West New York, New Jersey) 33 --
Buffalo, New York 42 --
Butler, Pennsylvania 45 --
Camden, New Jersey 45 --
Canton, Ohio 45 --
Charlotte, New York 45 --
Charlotte, North Carolina 46 --
Chattanooga, Tennessee 46 --
Chicago, Illinois 47 --
Cincinnati, Ohio (see also Covington, Kentucky; Hamilton, Ohio; Ludlow, Kentucky) 61 --
Clarksville, Virginia 69 --
Cleveland, Ohio (see also Collinwood, Ohio; Geauga Lake, Ohio; Newburgh Heights, Ohio) 69 --
Collinwood, Ohio 75 --
Columbus, Georgia 76 --
Columbus, Ohio 76 --
Conway, South Carolina 78 --
Covington, Kentucky 78 --
Crawfordsville, Indiana 78 --
Danville, Virginia 78 --
Dayton, Ohio 78 --
Decatur, Alabama 79 --
Denver, Colorado 79 --
Detroit, Michigan (see also Hamtramck, Michigan; Springwells, Michigan) 82 --
Dover, Delaware 86 --
Durham, North Carolina 87 --
East Orange, New Jersey 88 --
Edenton, North Carolina 88 --
Elizabeth, New Jersey 89 --
Elmira, New York 89 --
Erie, Pennsylvania 89 --
Fort Wayne, Indiana 90 --
Geauga Lake, Ohio 91 --
Geddes, New York 91 --
Gloucester City, New Jersey 91 --
Grand Rapids, Michigan 91 --
Greenbush, New York 92 --
Greensboro, North Carolina 92 --
Greenville, South Carolina 93 --
Greenwood, South Carolina 93 --
Hamilton, Ohio 94 --
Hammond, Indiana 94 --
Hampton, Virginia 94 --
Hamtramck, Michigan 94 --
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 95 --
Harrison, New Jersey 95 --
Hartford, Connecticut 96 --
Havana, Cuba 96 --
Hoboken, New Jersey 97 --
Homestead, Pennsylvania 98 --
Honolulu, Hawaii 98 --
Houston, Texas 99 --
Indianapolis, Indiana (see also Broad Ripple, Indiana) 104 --
Irondequoit, New York 107 --
Irvington, New Jersey 107 --
Jacksonville, Florida 107 --
Jersey City, New Jersey 108 --
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 109 --
Kansas City, Missouri 110 --
Keokuk, Iowa 114 --
Kokomo, Indiana 114 --
Lake Charles, Louisiana 115 --
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 115 --
Lansingburgh, New York 115 --
Las Vegas, Nevada 115 --
Lebanon, Indiana 116 --
Lima, Ohio 117 --
Little Rock, Arkansas 117 --
Los Angeles, California 117 --
Louisville, Kentucky 122 --
Ludlow, Kentucky 124 --
Lumberton, North Carolina 124 --
Macon, Georgia 124 --
McKeesport, Pennsylvania 125 --
Meadville, Pennsylvania 126 --
Memphis, Tennessee 126 --
Miami, Florida 127 --
Middletown, Connecticut 128 --
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 128 --
Minneapolis, Minnesota (see also Bloomington, Minnesota) 133 --
Mobile, Alabama 135 --
Monessen, Pennsylvania 135 --
Monroe, Louisiana 135 --
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 136 --
Montgomery, Alabama 136 --
Montreal, Quebec 137 --
Mounds, Illinois 139 --
Muncie, Indiana 139 --
Nashville, Tennessee 139 --
Newark, New Jersey (see also Bloomfield, New Jersey; Harrison, New Jersey; Irvington, New Jersey) 142 --
Newburgh Heights, Ohio 143 --
New Haven, Connecticut 144 --
New Orleans, Louisiana 144 --
Newport, Rhode Island 145 --
Newton, North Carolina 146 --
Newtown, New York 146 --
New York, New York (see also East Orange, New Jersey; Hoboken, New Jersey; Jersey City, New Jersey; Newtown, New York; Paterson, New Jersey; Riverhead, New York; Weehawken, New Jersey; West New York, New Jersey) 147 --
Oakland, California 168 --
Paterson, New Jersey 170 --
Petersburg, Virginia 170 --
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (see also Gloucester City, New Jersey; Yeadon, Pennsylvania) 171 --
Phoenix, Arizona 181 --
Phoenix, New York 183 --
Piqua, Illinois 183 --
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (see also Homestead, Pennsylvania; Johnstown, Pennsylvania; McKeesport, Pennsylvania; Monessen, Pennsylvania) 183 --
Providence, Rhode Island (see also Warwick, Rhode Island) 193 --
Raleigh, North Carolina 193 --
Richmond, Virginia 194 --
Riverhead, New York 195 --
Rochester, New York (see also Charlotte, New York; Irondequoit, New York) 195 --
Rockford, Illinois 196 --
Rockingham, North Carolina 197 --
Rocky Mount, North Carolina 197 --
St. Louis, Missouri (see also Belleville, Illinois) 197 --
St. Paul, Minnesota 206 --
St. Petersburg, Florida 206 --
Salisbury, Maryland 208 --
San Diego, California 208 --
San Francisco, California 211 --
San Juan, Puerto Rico 215 --
Savannah, Georgia 215 --
Seattle, Washington 216 --
Smithfield, North Carolina 220 --
Springfield, Illinois 220 --
Springfield, Massachusetts 221 --
Springfield, Ohio 221 --
Springwells, Michigan 222 --
Sumter, South Carolina 222 --
Syracuse, New York (see also Geddes, New York; Phoenix, New York) 222 --
Tallahassee, Florida 224 --
Tokyo, Japan 224 --
Toledo, Ohio 225 --
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 228 --
Trenton, New Jersey 231 --
Troy, New York (see also Lansingburgh, New York; Watervliet, New York) 231 --
Wallace, North Carolina 231 --
Warwick, Rhode Island 231 --
Washington, D.C. 231 --
Watervliet, New York 240 --
Weehawken, New Jersey 240 --
West New York, New Jersey 241 --
Westport, Maryland 241 --
Wheeling, West Virginia 241 --
Whiteville, North Carolina 241 --
Wilmington, Delaware 242 --
Wilmington, North Carolina 242 --
Worcester, Massachusetts 243 --
Yeadon, Pennsylvania 244 --
Zanesville, Ohio 245.
Responsibility: Philip J. Lowry.

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This celebration of the sport of baseball is viewed through the lens of its ballparks--the "fields of dreams" of players and fans alike. Includes hundreds of new photos.

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