Major League Baseball
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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL BALLPARKS
Oldest American League ballpark is in Boston's Fenway Park which was built in 1912.
Oldest National League ballpark is Chicago's Wrigley Field which was built in 1914.
On May 24, 1935, Crosley Field in Cincinnati was the site of the first night game.
Cost to build Wrigley Field in 1914 was $250,000, the cost to build the new Yankee Stadium in 2009 was $1,600,000,000.
Longest distance to center field is Houston's Minute Maid Park at 435 feet.
Shortest distance to center field is San Diego's Petco Park at 396 feet.
Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona opened in 1998 and was the first stadium ever built to have a retractable roof and natural grass.
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