Paul Goldberger give an excellent study on the evolution of the ballpark. From the early days of the game, to the wooden ballparks and the steel and concrete structures that replaced them, to the new "retro" parks, Mr. Goldberger covers them all. A fascinating read for both fans of baseball and architecture. A must read for those intrigued with the history of the game.
This lavishly-illustrated look at the history of baseball through the lens of its ever-changing ballparks discusses the bond between American cities and the national pastime and how changes in the urban landscape have been reflected in stadium design.