Japan park where Babe Ruth played subject of climate battle

This photo shows the Meiji Jingu Stadium, center, in Tokyo on July 22, 2015. Above the Meiji baseball stadium is Jingu Daini, or Second, Stadium, the Chichibunomiya rugby stadium, bottom left, and a construction site for the National Stadium, center right, used for the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Kyodo News via AP)

This photo shows the Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo on Oct. 19, 2010. (Kyodo News via AP)

TOKYO — A historic baseball stadium in Tokyo where Babe Ruth played could be demolished, part of a disputed redevelopment plan harshly criticized by environmentalists.