Welcome to Toyota Field, home of the Rocket City Trash Pandas. Procure a Dumpster Wrap, visit the Junkyard and make your acquaintance with a space-traveling racoon.
The Minor League Ballpark Guide, an ongoing project by MiLB.com’s Benjamin Hill, provides in-depth explorations of active Minor League facilities. Learn about unique features, standout concession items, team history, things to do (and eat) in the surrounding area and much, much more. Use them as a resource to plan your own ballpark road trip, or simply to learn more about each team in your favorite MLB organization’s farm system. And keep checking back, as new installments are added every week.
Welcome to Polar Park, home of the Worcester Red Sox. Enjoy the sights and sounds of passing freight trains, sit atop the Green Monster-inspired Worcester Wall and hobnob with the happiest mascot in all of professional sports. You may be in Massachusetts, but when it comes to food Coney Island is king.
Welcome to Greater Nevada Field, surrounded by mountains, rivers, trains and casinos. Get a hot dog inspired by the regional cuisine of the opposing team, and a photo with a mythical mascot who, somewhere along the way, lost the gift of speech.
Welcome to FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J., where “down the Shore everything’s all right” as Tom Waits wrote and Bruce Springsteen sang. Here, the boardwalk comes to the ballpark, offering the chance to test your skills and win prizes at carnival games, put your feet up by a fire on a breezy summer evening and eat one of New Jersey’s favorite foods while the ingredients race around the outfield.
Welcome to TD Bank Ballpark, a baseball oasis in the center of the Garden State. Take a train to the game, meet Sparky Lyle and his mascot counterpart and indulge in a burger topped with New Jersey's favorite food.
Welcome to Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park, the favorite facility of Springfield's favorite family. Chiles add some heat to the ballpark experience, while snow-capped mountain views cool things down.
Welcome to Dutchess Stadium, home of the Hudson Valley Renegades. Hike the hills of New York City’s backyard or stroll through the galleries of a world-class museum before settling in at a bucolic ballpark nestled among the trees. Once there, visit the Scouts Hall of Fame or enjoy local wine while taking in the ballgame.
Welcome to Atrium Health Ballpark, home of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. Mill about in a former mill town's downtown before enjoying a carnivalesque ballpark atmosphere. Midway-style games, a mustachioed stuntman mascot and a live concourse organist all contribute to the unique environment.
Welcome to Chikasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Learn about Oklahoma sports legends, snag a photo with a sibling mascot duo and make time for a postgame stroll down Flaming Lips Alley.
Welcome to Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pa., where you can find the Pennsylvania Billy Joel never found. Iron(Pigs) and Coke are abundant here, where they boast “The Best Food in Minor League Baseball,” only some of which involves bacon.
Welcome to PNC Field in Moosic, Pa., where they couldn’t move mountains to build the ballpark, so they built right up to them. Take a trolley to the game or stay in a hotel overlooking the field, then escape the sun beneath trees on the right-field berm and root for your favorite Yankees legend in the mascot race.
Welcome to AT&T Field, the only Minor League ballpark with an outdoor escalator. Traverse the terrain, keep an eye out for the train and make sure to obtain a program from ballpark icon Wanda Goins.
Welcome to Amarillo's HODGETOWN, where prairie dogs dwell. Chow down on some barbecue, sing along to the "Sod Poodles Anthem" and try to catch a home run ball from 352 feet away.
Welcome to Southwest University Park, the only Minor League ballpark located within a short walk of another country. Enjoy a beef jerky-enhanced beverage from a variety of vantage points, including the stunning Wooftop Deck.
Welcome to Round Rock's Dell Diamond, where Nolan Ryan's influence looms large. Take real swings in a virtual setting, hobnob with a train-loving dog and eat at a concession stand named in honor of Will Ferrell's baseball alter-ego.
Welcome to FredNats Ballpark, home of the Fredericksburg Nationals. Sit beneath a hand-operated scoreboard, get your picture taken with our nation's first president and enjoy specialty hot dogs without precedent.