Great Ideas at Dodger Stadium (that never made it to first base!)

By Robert Schweppe
  • Buckminster Fuller (left) confers with Dodger President Walter O’Malley in 1956 regarding the use of a geodesic dome to contain a new baseball stadium in Brooklyn. Fuller, an internationally known inventor, designer, and professor, was a judge at a competition for architectural students at Princeton University and O’Malley was present to review student designs for a baseball stadium.Buckminster Fuller (left) confers with Dodger President Walter O’Malley in 1956 regarding the use of a geodesic dome to contain a new baseball stadium in Brooklyn. Fuller, an internationally known inventor, designer, and professor, was a judge at a competition for architectural students at Princeton University and O’Malley was present to review student designs for a baseball stadium.