America's 100 most important sports venues
Jim Caple ranks America's 100 most important sports venues.
No. 1 | Nos. 6 through 10 | Nos. 11 through 100
2. Camden Yards
Location: Baltimore. Opened: 1992. Capacity: 48,876.
Because it started the entire retro-stadium craze and the tsunami of taxpayer-funded facilities that dramatically changed revenues and altered the sports landscape. Because according to a Fieldofschemes.com estimate, taxpayers now pay an estimated $2 billion annually to fund stadiums and enrich owners and players alike. Because it's a big reason your ticket ...
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