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Check out our year-end pictorial essay on the biggest ballpark stories of 2014.

The Ballpark Year In Pictures

Our annual pictorial essay on the biggest ballpark-related stories of the year is now available. And to spice things up, we asked our readers to help us rank the stories. Which did they vote to be the biggest? The new ballpark in El Paso? The start of construction on the Atlanta Braves' new stadium? The return of post-season baseball to Kauffman Stadium (left) after a 29-year absence? See for yourself!

Joe on
the go

I've just completed an article on what MLB teams want in their spring-training complexes. It will appear in the USA Today Spring Training Preview, which will be out soon ... I'll be spending the first week of exhibitions games in Arizona to see all of the renovations at HoHoKam Park and Peoria Stadium.

Happy New Year! wishes all of our visitors a Happy New Year, one filled with many, many trips to the ballpark! Count on us in 2015 to give you the most in-depth reviews of the new parks in Nashville, Biloxi and Morgantown, and the latest developments in Columbia SC and Potomac in Northern VA!

Big League ballpark notes

The Dodgers are taking heat for increasing the cost of parking at Dodger Stadium by 100% ($10 to $20) over the course of two seasons ... Not everyone is in favor of the renovations being made at Wrigley Field ... In an unusual move, MLB awarded the 2016 All Star Game to Petco Park in San Diego, meaning it will be held in NL parks two years in a row ... Major League Baseball is concerned about drones flying over its ballparks ... It's no secret the Nationals and Astros would like a new spring training complex, and they want it to be in Palm Beach County. The County agrees, and is willing to put up half of the projected $135 million cost. This sticking point is exactly where it will be built ... The Cubs' one-year-old spring-training stadium (left) has a new corporate-sponsorship name: Sloan Park.


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