Most People Don’t Know There’s A Little Major League Ballpark In Maine
Face it, sports fans: Maine will never have a Major League Baseball team. When your biggest city has a population of 67,000 (the smallest Major League city, Cincinnati, has a population of 300,000) teams aren’t exactly going to be pounding on your door with relocation opportunities. No, we’ll just have to settle for the minor league Portland Sea Dogs, and, of course, having the Boston Red Sox a few hours away. Oh, and one other thing: Did you know that Maine has the only two officially licensed replica Major League ballparks in America?
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If you’re not ready to play ball but still crave that wonderful smell of cut grass, you may find these 7 gorgeous public parks more to your liking.
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: [email protected]
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