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maurice
09-02-2003, 12:25 PM
Comerica Park is amazing. It's difficult to believe that (per the ESPN rankings) Comerica is worse than Coors Field, Edison Field, Kauffman Stadium, Wrigley Field, and Dodger Stadium. (I'll give Pac Bell and Camden Yards the benefit of the doubt for the time being.) Comerica is the anti-Wrigley: modern, comfortable, loaded with amenities, kid friendly, accessible, and almost entirely empty. :cool: At least 50% of the fans in the outfield seats were rooting for the Sox, and I highly recommend the 4-hour roadtrip to those who haven't gone.

There's not much else to do in the Detroit metro area. The only other popular destinations appear to be a handful of museums, the Windsor Casino, a slowly gentrifying downtown area near the ballpark (including the very nice HockyTown bar & grill), and Ann Arbor (if that counts as Detroit metro).

doublem23
09-02-2003, 03:54 PM
Camden Yards is all right, but have you ever sat in it's upper deck? Steeper than U.S. Cellular Field's IMO.

hold2dibber
09-02-2003, 04:17 PM
Originally posted by doublem23
Camden Yards is all right, but have you ever sat in it's upper deck? Steeper than U.S. Cellular Field's IMO.

I completely agree. I liked Camden - its very nice. But I think it is vastly overrated. In fact, I prefer Miller Park to Camden (although the UD at Miller seemed just as steep as at the Cell, too).

dougs78
09-02-2003, 05:31 PM
I agree with you, Comerica is nice, but to me there is really nothing outstanding about it. It has alot of amenities that are very nice, but nothing that really stood out to me. If you liked Comerica, you'd love PNC park in Pittsburgh. It has everything that Detroit does and a whole lot more. It truly is a "Mallpark."

Also, I do agree about Camden. Its nice in that its old fashioned (i.e., suspenders and caps on the ushers, Entrance on Eutaw street, etc) but as for the whole experience it just good, not extrordinary. However I still have it slightly ahead of Comerica.