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U.S. Cellular Field

Originally, the park was a smash hit, as Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson noted, "everyone's going to want one of these." He was only partially correct. Though Comiskey Park was the first of the wave of new ballparks debuted in the early and mid-1990s, it did not remain the industry standard for more than a few months. In 1992, the Baltimore Orioles unveiled Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and its "retro" features soon became all the rage, and the model which followers such as PNC Park or Ameriquest Field would seek to replicate.



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U.S. Cellular Field

U.S. Cellular Field

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