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Cyclops wrote:The Baseball Ground?
One of my all time favourite grounds.
Why is that? What about it do you like?
I used to go there with my dad when I was a youngster. The atmosphere that old place generated was incredible. I loved that it was in the middle of some dodgy old housing complex, right where you would least expect a stadium to be. You could literally feel the amazing history of the place when you were in there. The seats were right next to the pitch, and the 'popside' terrace, where I would stand on top of a milkman's tray so that I could see, was brilliant.
My uncle still has the ticket stub from the 1970's when Derby County beat Real Madrid 4-1 there in the European Cup.
Unfortunately, this is what it looks like now: