Visiting what remains of ballparks that are no longer or exploring other hardball sites off the beaten path can be rewarding. Take our photo tour below and click here for the complete story.

Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minn.

The home-to-be for the Minnesota Twins, affectionately dubbed "the Met," appears in an early rendering. The Minneapolis Millers,
Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Kicks also were tenants. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)