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Rob Neyer's Favorite Ballpark Quirks

Updated: June 4, 2007, 4:08 PM ET
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Ballparks? I've seen a few. It's maybe the best thing about my job (aside from getting paid actual money to sit around my house and watch MLB Extra Innings). And before they were gone, I saw most of the 1960s-'70s multi-purpose stadiums, unaffectionately known by some as "ashtray architecture." Those buildings served their purpose, but today they're widely reviled for their general lack of character; their lack of quirks, which were in grand supply in the previous generation of ballparks.

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