Citi Field is the home to the New York Mets, opened in 2009 its front entrance pays homage to Ebbets Field’s rotunda and honors one of its all-time greats Jackie Robinson. However, there is a lot of attention towards Metropolitan history with a hall of fame, Shea Bridge, and a new Home Run Apple in the outfield.
In a league full of postcard perfect ballparks, Lowell Park may just top them all. Its location in a nature reserve gives it a tremendous backdrop. The laid back atmosphere fits perfectly with the rural location. With the best college players in the nation on the field, it’s a combination that puts the Cape Cod Baseball League at the top of any baseball fan’s must-do list. Just remember to put a few dollars in the kettle when it’s passed around, and “Have a Hit!”
Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (also known as Mosport) is one of the best-known race courses in Canada, and indeed around the world. The fast, sweeping turns at the facility were created for Formula One’s golden days of speed, and the facility hosted the Canadian Grand Prix multiple times throughout the 1960s and 70s. The 2.459-mile circuit is a beacon for the North American racing fan, and features some of the best camping around, while also featuring some incredible on-track action.
Campanelli Stadium is named for Alfred Campanelli, who donated two million dollars to the City of Brockton for a project that would “substantially benefit the people of Brockton.” The city used this money to build the ballpark that would bear his name in 2002.
You spend a lot of time and mileage traveling to ballparks around the country and sometimes you can find yourself pleasantly surprised in the simplest of ballparks.