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The Albuquerque Isotopes

Isotopes Park

Isotopes Park opened in 2003 on the site of the old Albuquerque Sports Stadium. The original ballpark was "state of the art" when it opened in 1969. By the end of the century the place had fallen into disrepair to the extent that the Pacific Coast League declared it unfit for AAA ball...

Isotopes Park

...so the Dukes relocated to Portland, leaving Albuquerque without professional baseball for two long summers. A terrific new ballpark is now the home of the Simpsons-inspired* Isotopes, who also play in the PCL. These pictures are from a game against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

Orbit Isotopes vs. Sky Sox

Orbit

Isotopes Park

* Season 12, Episode 15 - "Hungry Hungry Homer", originally aired March 4, 2001