The 16 Worst Ballparks In Major League Baseball

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    The 16 Worst Ballparks In Major League Baseball

    #8 - Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH
    #7 - Nationals Park, Washington DC
    #6 - Angel Stadium, Anaheim, CA
    #5 - Marlins Park, Miami, FL
    #4 - Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
    #3 - Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, IL
    #2 - Oakland-Almeda County Coliseum, Oakland, CA
    #1 - Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL


    The main argument against Great American is that ticket price compared to average per-capita income in the region is "actually wayyyyyy overpriced".

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    Without checking each name of each MLB stadium, I'm going to go ahead and say Guaranteed Rate Field wins, hands down, for the worst name.

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    I think Great American is a beautiful baseball stadium.

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    I really like GABP.

    That being said, there's no comparison when you compare it to Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Totally blows GABP out of the water. I've heard very similar things about both PNC & Miller Parks in Pittsburgh and Milwaukee as well.

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    GABP is fine, but it definitely lacks character. Like the place the White Sox play. Just needed some extra touches to give it a little soul.

    It was built after Camden Yards so knowing what could be done with baseball stadium construction and then settling for what they actually did is definitely a bit disappointing.

    And tickets are definitely overpriced, especially to sit way up top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    And tickets are definitely overpriced, especially to sit way up top.
    Really? I mean you can sit in the top 5-6 rows for about $6 a piece. That's overpriced?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    I really like GABP.

    That being said, there's no comparison when you compare it to Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Totally blows GABP out of the water. I've heard very similar things about both PNC & Miller Parks in Pittsburgh and Milwaukee as well.
    I tend to agree based on what I see on TV broadcasts from those cities. I liked the previous Atlanta ballpark when I saw a game there. Atlanta seems to never be satisfied and felt the need to upgrade for both baseball and football.

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    Nationals Park has Shake Shack in the stadium so I’m going to have to disagree with that one being on the list. I haven’t visited enough parks to know how to rate any of these and I too really like GABP so

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    I like GABP, but I'd say I like PNC a little better.

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    I’ve been to a Tampa Rays game and will certainly agree on it being the worst.

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    From a pure looks standpoint, I've never been a fan of GABP. I don't like the white, steel structures. They look bad after just a year, especially when painted white. I much prefer stadiums with a brick facade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Anthony View Post
    I’ve been to a Tampa Rays game and will certainly agree on it being the worst.
    I agree with that. It wasn't even like watching a baseball game. A totally different feel.

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    Tropicana as the worst field? You will get no argument from me.

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    Not sure what their issue is with Marlins Park. Everyone I know, who has been there, raves about the place.

    Not the greatest neighborhood, but fantastic stadium.

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    I am biased because I spend 75+ days/nights there a year, but I like GABP quite a bit.

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