The lady friend and I decided at the last minute to take in our first Rockies game of the season (getting to see Jeff Francis throw against the ex-Ranger, ex-Princeton, current Padre, Chris Young), and while it’s not Fenway, Coors Field is just a beautiful park. I haven’t been to Camden Yards or Pac Bell yet, which I’m told are the nicest of the new parks, but Coors is just a great place to watch a ballgame. The seats are comfortable (read as: not designed for the average height of people in 1912, as are the seats in Fenway), the sitelines are good (read as: no obstructing pole in front of you), and the concourses are wide and easy to navigate.
From a player’s perspective, it may be a nightmare (not just for the pitchers – I’d hate to be an outfielder with those power alleys), but from a fan’s perspective it’s a terrific park. If you happen through Denver this summer, I highly suggest a visit. Infield box seats go for $45. Seriously.