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The Standings
Stephen Cannella
September 20, 1999
The end of this season will also mark the closing of the Astrodome, 3Com Park and Tiger Stadium, victims of baseball's capital-improvement drive. With the passing of those parks, these stadiums will rank as the 10 oldest in the majors.—David Sabino
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September 20, 1999

The Standings

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The end of this season will also mark the closing of the Astrodome, 3Com Park and Tiger Stadium, victims of baseball's capital-improvement drive. With the passing of those parks, these stadiums will rank as the 10 oldest in the majors.
—David Sabino

1. Fenway Park, April 20, 1912
Will be granddaddy of them all at least until 2003, when proposed new ballpark is expected to open across the street

2. Wrigley Field, April 20, 1916
Afternoon games here are major league baseball in its purest form; there's been no serious talk of replacing this shrine

3. Yankee Stadium, April 10, 1923
Like true New Yorker, won't go witlwut a figlit, but quest for additional luxury suites may yet give rise to Tlie House That Jeter Built

4. County Stadium, April 14, 1953
Crane accident postponed Miller Park opening, probably until 2001, so former home of Braves will house Brewers one moreyear

5. Dodger Stadium, April 10, 1962
Proposed new stadium next to Los Angeles Coliseum could help Fox lure an NFL francliise to the city

6. Shea Stadium, April 17, 1964
New park reminiscent of Ebbets Field—with roof—possible by 2002; will fans still hear LaGuardia Airport jets roar overhead?

7. Edison Field, April 19, 1966
A nice park for baseball again since Disney dismantled enclosed outfield seating built for Rams 20 years ago

8. Busch Stadium, May 12, 1966
Transformed from speedway topower house with installation of grass in 1996 and addition of Mark McGwire in '97

9. Network Associates Coliseum, April 17, 1968
Once known as the Mausoleum, has been renovated for Raiders and rejuvenated by Athletics' wild-card run

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