Mike Lansing Field
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Mike Lansing Field is a stadium in Casper, Wyoming. It is primarily used for baseball. It was the home field of the Casper Ghosts minor league baseball team from 2002 to 2011, and of the Casper Cutthroats summer-collegiate baseball team. It is home to the Casper Oilers American Legion Baseball team. It was built in 2002 and holds 2,500 people. The field is named after Wyoming native and former Major League second baseman Mike Lansing. A career .271 hitter, Lansing played nine years in the majors for the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies and Boston Red Sox.
Lansing Field was one of the ten ballparks included in a 2010 USA Today article about "10 great places for a baseball pilgrimage", which noted the highly "intimate" character of the park due to its unusual combination of a small grandstand and surrounding "wide-open space" at its location on the banks of the North Platte River. The ballpark's souvenir shop was known to visiting baseball fans for sales of the team's unusual glow-in-the-dark cap.
- "Casper Cutthroats open season; will it be a short tenure?", Ballpark Digest, June 5, 2012.
- "10 great places for a baseball pilgrimage", USA Today, April 1, 2010.
- Matt Nelson, "Mike Lansing Field - Casper, Wyoming", The Gazette (Cedar Rapids), Aug 24, 2011.
- Mike Lansing Field at BaseballPilgrimages.com
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