Ballpark Review: Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Posted: 24th September 2009 by Sixty Feet, Six Inches in MLB
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When most people think the Durham Bulls, they think of the movie Bull Durham and a very famous sign. In July I was fortunate enough to take in two games at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Let's just say while I had some high hopes for this stadium, some design flaws hindered my visit.

Stadium Design: Overall flow of the stadium, architecture and unique parts of the stadium.

Let's put DBAP in context. The stadium was built in by Populous in the midst of the modern-retro movement in stadium design. In almost every stadium I've set foot in that has been designed by Populous I have been happy with the overall flow of the stadium. This stadium is a testament to ideas that seemed awesome on paper, but really didn't work out too well in execution.

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