In the 21st century, architects and engineers are the artists of modern times. So, pack your passport and camera as we visit some of the most breathtaking stadiums from around the globe.
The Dream is still alive in Atlanta, the Dream continue to solidify their presence in town as it entertains its fans at its temporary home on the campus of Georgia Tech.
Calfee Park in Pulaski, Virginia is one of two Appalachian League parks that was built by the WPA after the Great Depression. It opened in 1935 and is the ninth oldest minor league ballpark in the country. It is on the National and State Historic Landmarks Registry. To look at it today you would never be able to guess its age. It has gone through numerous renovations over the years, but still retains the rock wall entrance gate and the original canopy covering the third base grandstands from the original construction.
Bowen Field is one of the treasures of minor league baseball. Though it does not have many of the bells and whistles of more modern stadiums, it more than makes up for it in small town friendliness, a beautiful natural setting and a community and their ball team putting their best efforts to ensure you have an enjoyable night at the ballpark. It is definitely a park you should put on your baseball bucket list.
Princeton, West Virginia has the honor of being the smallest town in America with a minor league baseball team. The town is home to 6,400 residents and the Princeton Rays of the Appalachian League. The county school board-owned Hunnicutt Field serves as the home field for the Rays as well as Princeton High School baseball. The 1,700-seat stadium opened in 1988 and was renovated in 1999.
Mention the words “Atlantic Coast Conference” and most people immediately think of basketball. However, the ACC has some powerhouse baseball programs like Clemson, Florida State and the University of Virginia who typically go deep into the College World Series on an annual basis.