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America's 100 most important sports venues

Jim Caple ranks America's 100 most important sports venues.

Updated: September 22, 2008, 12:26 AM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

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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