A Funny Old Ballpark

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Closely read the authentic text 'A Funny Old Ballpark' citing textual evidence to answer research-based comprehension questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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A Funny Old Ballpark (ReadWorks)

What was Sulphur Dell?  
According to the passage, what was weird about the outfield at Sulphur Dell?  
Describe the trouble Phil Weintraub had with the outfield hill in 1934.  
What does the word ballpark mean?  
Sulphur Dell was eventually torn down _________ it had once been popular and loved by baseball fans.  
Was Sulphur Dell a good place or a bad place for baseball games? Explain your answer using evidence from the story.  
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