Pittsburgh Journals

Baseball, Pittsburgh

A September 2004 trip to Pittsburgh by Emily Marie

Quote: The latest stop of my baseball travels was Pittsburgh. Although I got a good grasp of the park, I wish I had more time to explore this city. Pittsburgh looks like it offers much more than I ever imagined.

Baseball, Pittsburgh

Overview

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PNC Park was the goal of my trip and it did not disappoint. Things I would have liked to have seen: Andy Warhol Museum and the area known as The Mount (cable car included).Quick Tips: The hotel I booked was far from the city. Next time I hope to stay closer to the city center.Best Way To Get Around: Driving was annoying in parts of the city. One main drag had all the stoplights out of sync, so I was stopping at every intersection. Pittsburgh seems to brag about their small subway system, which they say is the shortest in the world. When traveling within the city limits the "T" (yes, like the Boston subway system) is free. Otherwise Pittsburgh has a bus system, with perhaps the uglies...Read More

PNC Park at North Shore

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Attraction | "PNC Park"

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PNC Park replaced Three River Stadium as the home of the Pirates in 2001. The park recognizes Pittsburgh history well without going overboard and is a good place to watch a game. The Stadium holds 38,000-plus people. It is intimate and seems very accommodating for people in the stands. Most of the spectators sit in normal seats, although the two-level bleachers in left field are metal benches. The bleachers in left are behind a very short outfield wall, offering great views for the outfield. The right field seats are above a manual out-of-town scoreboard, a novelty quickly losing its luster in these new stadiums. There are a number of areas that I presume can be used for standing spectators, for...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 21, 2004

PNC Park at North Shore
115 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
(412) 323-5000