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Nostalgia bringing breath of fresh air

Reminiscence taking sports by storm
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Visit most any major league ballpark. Watch one out of four NBA games. Go shopping at any major sporting goods store. If you haven't noticed a recurring trend at these places, you might want to look a little closer. There are retro baseball parks. Legends autograph signings and appearances. And, oh, don't forget about the retro jerseys. MORE »
Baseball league devoted to 1959 season
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For sports gamers who love yesteryear, you may want to take a look at the All American Retro Baseball League. The league, founded in 2003, has 10 members whom are currently playing the 1959 season.MORE »
Old school ballparks are all over the place
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Over 15 of them have been built since the opening of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 1992. And it looks like fans are relishing the resurgence of old school ballparks. Since the Yard opened in 1992, oldschool fields in Cleveland, Arlington, Denver, Atlanta, Tampa Bay, Phoenix, Seattle, Houston, San Francisco, Detroit, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Philadelphia and San Diego have all been built. MORE »
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