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The oldest ballpark in MLB history is Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, built in 1912. (the opening of Fenway Park was overshadowed by the tragic sinking of the Titanic.) It is currently the oldest ballpark in the MLB (as of 2010). Fenway Park is known nation wide for its "green monster," or the giant green wall in left field. As of June 13, 2009, Fenway Park has been up and running for 97 years.

Until 1990 Chicago White Sox' Comiskey Park (briefly known as 'the baseball palace of the world') was the oldest baseball stadium in the world. It was built in 1910 on Chicago's South Side. However Comiskey Park was torn down in 1990 in favor of building the 'New Comiskey Park' (currently known as U.S. Cellular Field. or simply, 'The Cell')

The next oldest park in baseball belongs to the Chicago Cubs. Wrigley Field was built on Chicago's North Side in 1914. Most people regard it as a dilapidated, decaying and deteriorated dump of a "stadium" and feel that it should have been torn down decades ago. Wrigley Field didn't even get lights for night games until 1988, some 60 plus years after everyone else started using them. The Cubs haven't won a World Series title in over a century (102 years). This is the longest drought for any professional Sports team in history. Wrigley Field is cherished for its old fashioned history, green green grass, (not turf) original Ivy, and the preservation of its roots. Improvements have been made over the years, reluctantly, infringing on the sentimentality of the fans who pack this particular field, (to capacity) win or lose, rain or shine.

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