Parks I Visited in 2003

I attended games at the parks of the following Major League, Minor League and college teams during 2003. This is the first year I recorded games at college and independent-league parks, by the way. The year the stadium opened (if known) is shown in parentheses:

Dell Diamond (2000), Spring Training exhibition game (plus numerous Round Rock Express games during the season)

Reckling Park (2002), Rice University Owls — eventual College World Series champs!*

Dr Pepper/7 Up Ballpark (2003), Frisco RoughRiders* — first game ever played in this park

Nelson Wolff Municipal Stadium (1994), San Antonio Missions — including the Texas League Championship Series

Disch Faulk Field (1975), University of Texas Longhorns

Isotopes Park (2003), Albuquerque Isotopes* — first game ever played in this (rebuilt) park

First American Bank Ballpark (2002), Midland RockHounds

Baylor Ballpark (2000), Baylor University Bears*

Cohen Stadium (1990), El Paso Diablos

Fenway Park (1912), Boston Red Sox

Lupton Stadium (2003), Texas Christian University Horned Frogs*

Edinburg Stadium (2001), Edinburg (TX) Roadrunners*

Harlingen Field (1951), Rio Grande Valley White Wings*

Aviator Stadium (2003), Coastal Bend Aviators*

Olsen Field (1978), Texas A&M Aggies (NCAA Regional Tournament)

Goldsby Field (1956), Baton Rouge River Bats*

Zephyr Field (1997), New Orleans Zephyrs

Sam Lynn Ballpark, (1941), Bakersfield Blaze

Mavericks Stadium (1991), High Desert Mavericks*

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (1934), Wichita Wranglers*

Drillers Stadium (1981), Tulsa Drillers*

The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville (2003), Jacksonville Suns*

Golden Park (1952), South Georgia Waves*

State Mutual Stadium (2003), Rome Braves*

Ripken Stadium (2002), Aberdeen IronBirds*

U.S. Cellular Field (1991), Chicago White Sox

Stanley Covelesky Regional Stadium (1988), South Bend Silver Hawks*

Fifth Third Field (2002), Toledo Mud Hens*

Great American Ball Park (2003), Cincinnati Reds*

Jacobs Field (1994), Cleveland Indians

Lancaster Municipal Stadium, a.k.a. “The Hangar” (1996), Lancaster Jet Hawks

Ray Winder Field (1932), Arkansas Travelers

Amarillo National Dilla Villa (1956), Amarillo Dillas

LaGrave Field (2002), Ft. Worth Cats

SBC Bricktown Ballpark (1998), Oklahoma RedHawks

Minute Maid Park (2000), Houston Astros

Foster Field (2000), San Angelo Colts*

The Ballpark In Arlington (1994), Texas Rangers

Oriole Park at Camden Yards (1992), Baltimore Orioles

Bank One Ballpark (1998), Arizona Diamondbacks

Pro Player Stadium (1993 for baseball), Florida Marlins (in the NLCS!)

* – my first time seeing a game in this particular park (and nothing is more fun for me than attending a game for the first time in a ballpark!)

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