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See the USA, stadium by stadium

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LA’s own Dodgers Stadium. Credit: Grant Slater/KPCC

Summer is baseball season – and road trip season. Just in time for Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City, we’ll take a state-by-state tour of the country’s best and worst major league stadiums with a couple of fans who’ve visited them all.

From L.A. to Boston, every park is scrutinized and reviewed for seating, views, hot dogs, décor, nearby watering holes and attractions. Folklore, stats and trivia about each venue, along with tips for nabbing the best seats or avoiding indigestion, are detailed in the second edition of “The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums.”

Whether you’re traveling by Chevrolet or La-Z-Boy, this guide is a must for the serious fan. How many stadiums have you been to? Which are your favorites? How does our own Dodger Stadium stack up to spanking-new venues like Miami’s Marlins Ballpark?

Guests:

Josh Pahigian, co-author of “The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums” (Globe Pequot Press); writer for print and web publications including ESPN.com Sport Travel Site. His previous books include 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out (Lyons Press).

Kevin O’Connell, co-author of “The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums” (Globe Pequot Press); co-author of Why I Hate the Yankees and the short film Houses and Rooms.

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