Ballparks Bibliography

Sources and recommended reading:

Adams, Bruce and Engel, Margaret. Fodor's Baseball Vacations, 3rd Edition: Great Family Trips to Minor League and Classic Major League Ballparks Across America. New York, NY: Fodor's Travel Publications. 2002.

Ahuja, Jay. Fields of Dreams: A Guide to Visiting and Enjoying All 30 Major League Ballparks (Revised and Updated). New York, NY: Citadel Press. 2001.

Bak, Richard. A Place for Summer: A Narrative History of Tiger Stadium. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press. 1998.

Bakke, Dianne and Davis, Jackie. Places Around the Bases: A Historic Tour of the Coors Field Neighborhood. Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers. 1995.

Benson, Michael. Ballparks of North America: A Comprehensive Historical Reference to Baseball Grounds, Yards and Stadiums, 1845 to Present. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, Inc. 1989.

Bess, Philip. City Baseball Magic: Plain Talk and Uncommon Sense about Cities and Baseball Parks. St. Paul, MN: Knothole Press. 1999.

Betzold, Michael and Casey, Ethan. Queen of Diamonds: The Tiger Stadium Story. West Bloomfield, IL: Northmont Publishing. 1991.

Boswell, John and Fisher, David. Fenway Park: Legendary Home of the Boston Red Sox. New York, NY: Little, Brown & Company. 1992.

Budreck, Frank; Regnier, John and MacWilliams, Tim. Goodbye Old Friend: A Pictorial Essay on the Final Season at Old Comiskey Park. Lyons, IL: Aland Corporation. 1992.

Bukowski, Douglas. Baseball Palace of the World: The Last Year of Comiskey Park. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books. 1991.

Burns, Ken. Baseball: An Illustrated History. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1994.

Byrd, Alan. Florida Spring Training: Your Guide to Touring the Grapefruit League. Branford, CT. Intrepid Traveler. 2004.

Cagan, Joanna and deMause, Neil. Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit (2nd Edition). Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press. 1999.

Caruso, Gary; Carter, Jimmy and Perry, Chuck. Turner Field: Rarest of Diamonds. Marietta, GA: Longstreet Press. 1997.

Ceresi, Frank; Rucker, Mark and McMains, Carol. Baseball in Washington, D.C. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2002.

Cicotello, David and Louisa, Angelo J. Forbes Field: Essays and Memories of the Pirates' Historic Ballpark, 1909-1971 Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 2007.

Cohen, Irwin J. Tiger Stadium: (Images of Baseball). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2003.

Cohen, Irwin J. Comiskey Park: (Images of Baseball). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2004.

Dame, Kevin T. and Yoshida, Rioji. Fenway In Your Pocket: The Red Sox Fan's Guide to Fenway Park. Charlottesville, VA: Baseball Direct. 1998.

Dame, Kevin T.; Yoshida, Ryoji and Yoshida, Christine Dame. Yankee Stadium in Your Pocket: The Fan's Guide to Yankee Stadium. Charlottesville, VA: Baseball Direct. 1999.

Daniels, Jeff (narrator). The Story of America's Classic Ballparks (VHS). New York, NY: Questar. 1991.

Delaney, Kevin J. and Eckstein, Rick. Public Dollars, Private Stadiums: The Battle over Building Sports Stadiums. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 2003.

Dell'Ergo, Rob. Inaugural Season: The San Francisco Giants and their First Season at Pacific Bell Park. Santa Rosa, CA: Dell'Ergo Books. 2002.

Detroit Free Press. Corner to Copa: The last Game at Tiger Stadium and the First at Comerica Park. Chicago,IL: Triumph Books. 2000.

Detroit News. Home Sweet Home: Memories of Tiger Stadium. Detroit, MI: Sports Publishing. 1999.

Dobbins, Dick. The Grand Minor League: An Oral History of the Old Pacific Coast League. New York, NY: Duane Press. 1999.

Doherty, Craig A.; Doherty, Katherine M. and Bowman, Nicole. The Houston Astrodome. Woodbridge, CT: Blackbirch Press. 1996.

Elliott, Peter. Park Life: The Summer of 1977 at Comiskey Park. Chicago, IL: Paper Mirror Press. 2001.

Enders, Eric. Ballparks: Then and Now. San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press. 2002.

Epting, Chris. Roadside Baseball: The Locations of America's Baseball Landmarks. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Press. 2009.

Foulds, Alan E. Boston’s Ballparks & Arenas. Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England. 2005.

Frommer, Harvey. Big Apple baseball: An Illustrated History from the Boroughs to the Ballparks. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1995.

Gershman, Michael. Diamonds: The Evolution of the Ballpark. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1993.

Golenbock, Peter. Wrigleyville: A Magical History Tour of the Chicago Cubs. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press. 1996.

Golenbock, Peter. The Spirit of St. Louis: A History of St. Louis Cardinals and Browns. New York, NY: William Morrow & Co. 2000.

Golenbock, Peter. Fenway: The Players and the Fans Remember. North Attleboro, MA: Douglas Charles, Limited. 1999.

Gwynn, Tony. The Sweet Spot: The Story of the San Diego Padres PETCO Park. Solana Beach, CA: Canum Entertainment. 2004.

Hartel, William and Smith, Susan. A Day at the Park: In Celebration of Wrigley Field. Coal Valley, IL: Quality Sports Publications. 1994.

Hetrick, J. Thomas. Chris Von Der Ahe and the St. Louis Browns. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 2000.

Hogan, Kenneth. America's Ballparks. Vancouver, WA: Pediment Publisher. 2003.

Jacob, Mark. Wrigley Field: A Celebration of the Friendly Confines. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. 2002.

Jedick, Peter. League Park. Cleveland, OH: Peter Jedick Enterprises. 1992.

John, Geraint and Sheard, Rod. Stadia: A Design and Development Guide, 3rd edition. Oxford, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann. 2000.

Klobuchar, Amy. Uncovering the Dome. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press. 1986.

Kuklick, Bruce. To Every Thing a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1993.

Langill, Mark. Dodger Stadium: (Images of Baseball). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2004.

Leventhal, Josh and Macmurray, Jessica. Take Me Out to the Ballpark: An Illustrated Tour of Baseball Parks Past and Present (Revised Edition). New York, NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. 2003.

Loverro, Thom. Home of the Game: The Story of Camden Yards. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing. 1999.

Lowry, Philip J. Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebration of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley Publishing Company. 1992.

Martin, Len. Fenway Park: Build-It-Yourself. Philadelphia, PA: Perseus Books. 1993.

Martin, Len. Forbes Field: Build-It-Yourself: With an Introduction and History. Pittsburgh, PA: Point Four Limited. 1995.

McCauley, Joseph. Ebbets Field: Brooklyn's Baseball Shrine. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse. 2004.

McGee, Bob. The Greatest Ballpark Ever: Ebbets Field and the Story of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers Press. 2005.

Meis, Dan and Hart, Sara. Spectator: Selected Works by Dan Meis, NBBJ Sports and Entertainment. New York, NY: Edizioni Press. 2003.

Mellor, David R. Picture Perfect: Mowing Techniques for Lawns, Landscapes, and Sports. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. 2002.

Mock, Joe. Joe Mock's Ballpark Guide. Round Rock, TX: Grand Slam Enterprises, Inc. 2001.

Noll, Roger G. and Zimbalist, Andrew. Sports, Jobs, and Taxes: The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and Stadiums. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 1997.

Nowlin, Bill and Ross, Mike. Fenway Saved. Chicago, IL: Sports Masters Publishing. 1999.

Okkonen, Marc. Baseball Memories, 1950-1959: An Illustrated Scrapbook of Baseball's Fabulous 50's. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co. 1993.

Okkonen, Marc. Baseball Memories, 1930-1939: A Complete Pictorial History of the "Hall of Fame" Decade. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co. 1994.

Okkonen, Marc. Baseball Memories, 1900-1909: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big Leagues' First Decade. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co. 1992.

Owens, Thomas S. Baseball Parks (Sports Palaces). Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press. 2001.

Oxlade, Chris. Stadiums (Building Amazing Structures). Crystal Lake, IL: Heinemann Library. 2000.

Pahigian, Josh and O'Connell, Kevin. The Ultimate Baseball Road-Trip: A Fan's Guide to Major League Stadiums. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press. 2004.

Pahigian, Josh. 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press. 2008.

Palacios, Oscar; Zminda, Don and STATS Inc. Ballpark Sourcebook: Diamond Diagrams (2nd Edition). Morton Grove, IL: STATS Publishing Inc. 1998.

Provoost, Michelle; Bouw, Matthjis and Van Winkel, Camiel. The Stadium: Architecture of Mass Sport. Rotterdam, Netherlands: NAi Uitgevers/Publishers. 2000.

Puhalla, Jim; Krans, Jeff and Goatley, Mike. Sports Fields: A Manual for Construction and Maintenance. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. 2002.

Reed, Robert and Staub, Rusty. A Six-Gun Salute: An Illustrated History of the Houston Colt .45S, 1962-1964. Houston, TX: TaylorWilson Publishing. 1999.

Reidenbaugh, Lowell. Take Me Out to the Ballpark. St. Louis, MO: The Sporting News. 1983.

Reisler, Jim. Babe Ruth Slept Here: The Baseball Landmarks of New York City. South Bend, IN: Diamond Communications. 1998.

Richmond, Peter. Ballpark: Camden Yards and the Building of an American Dream. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. 1993.

Ritter, Lawrence S. Lost Ballparks: A Celebration of Baseball's Legendary Fields. New York, NY: Viking Studio Books. 1992.

Robinson, Ray and Jennison, Christopher. Yankee Stadium: 75 Years of Drama, Glamor, and Glory.New York, NY: Viking Studio Books. 2004.

Rosen, Ira. Blue Skies, Green Fields. New York, NY: Crown Publishing. 2001.

Rosentraub, Mark S. Major League Losers: The Real Cost of Sports and Who's Paying for It. New York, NY: Basic Books. 1999.

Sandalow, Marc and Sutton, Jim. Ballparks: A Panoramic History. Edison, NJ: Book Sales, Inc. 2004.

Shannon, Bill and Kalinsky, George. The Ballparks. New York, NY: Hawthorn Books. 1975.

Shannon, Mike. Riverfront Stadium: Home of the Big Red Machine (Images of Baseball). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2003.

Shaughnessy, Dan; Grossfeld, Stan and Williams, Ted. Fenway: A Biography in Words and Pictures. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1999.

Shaughnessy, Dan; Grossfeld, Stan and Ripken, Cal Jr. Spring Training: Baseball's Early Season. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 2003.

Shea, Stuart. Wrigley Field: The Unauthorized Biography. Dulles, VA: Potomac Books. 2004.

Sheard, Rod. Sports Architecture. London, UK: Taylor & Francis Group. 2000.

Sherman, Len. Big League, Big Time: The Birth of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Billion-Dollar Business of Sports, and the Power of the Media in America. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. 1998.

Smith, Curt. Storied Stadiums: Baseball's History through Its Ballparks. New York, NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers. 2001.

Smith, Curt. Our House: A Tribute to Fenway Park. Chicago, IL: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group. 1999.

Smith, Ron and Belford, Kevin. The Ballpark Book: A Journey Through the Fields of Baseball Magic (Revised Edition). St. Louis, MO: The Sporting News. 2003.

Stanton, Tom. The Final Season: Fathers, Sons, and One Last Season in a Classic American Ballpark. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press. 2001.

Steele, Edward E. Ebbets: The History and Genealogy of a New York Family. St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Genealogical Society. 2005.

Stewart, V.I. Sports Turf: Science, Construction and Maintenance. London, UK: Spon Press. 1993.

Stupp, Dann. Opening Day at Great American Ball Park. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. 2003.

Stürzebecher, Peter and Ulrich, Sigrid. Architecture for Sport. Chichester, UK: Academy Press. 2002.

Sullivan, Neil J. The Dodgers Move West. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 1987.

Sullivan, Neil J. The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2001.

Swank, Bill. Baseball in San Diego: From the Padres to PETCO. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2004.

Thomas, Joan M. St. Louis' Big League Ballparks (Images of Baseball). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. 2004.

Thompson,P.; Tolloczko, J.; Clarke, N. and Benedetti, Jean. Stadia, Arenas & Grandstands: Design, Construction & Operation. London, UK: Spon Press. 1998.

Thornley, Stew. Land of the Giants: New York's Polo Grounds. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 2000.

Toman, Jim; Deegan, Gregory G. and Toman, James A. Cleveland Stadium: The Last Chapter. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Landmarks Press. 1997.

Tulumello, Mike. The Sports Fan's Guide to America: The Ultimate Travel Companion for the Avid Fan. Marietta, GA: Longstreet Press. 1999.

USA Today staff. The Complete Four Sport Stadium Guide. 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Fodor's Sports. 1996.

Von Goeben, Robert and Howard, Red. Ballparks. New York, NY: Barnes & Noble Books. 2000.

Walsh, Joan; Nevius, C. W.; Baer, Larry and Magowan, Peter. Splash Hit! Pac Bell Park and the San Francisco Giants. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 2001.

Weiner, Jay. Stadium Games: Fifty Years of Big League Greed and Bush League Boondoggles. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. 2000.

Westcott, Rich. Philadelphia's Old Ballparks. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 1996.

Wetzel, Frank. A Diamond in the Emerald Ciy: The Story of Safeco Field. Seattle, WA: Seattle Mariners. 1999.

Wood, Bob. Dodger Dogs to Fenway Franks: And All the Wieners In Between. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1988.

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