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, 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 Chukchansi Park, otherwise known as Growlifornia. This spacious facility, in downtown Fresno, is home to the Colorado Rockies' stars of tomorrow. The beer is cold, the tacos are abundant and the mascot is an ordained minister. A little something for everyone.
Welcome to San Manuel Stadium, where mascot Bernie bobbles his belly in the Southern California sun, fans relish San Bernardino Mountains views and the Inland Empire 66ers race for the Low-A West title.
Welcome to The Diamond, where the Lake Elsinore Storm float on with some of the wackiest promos in Minor League Baseball while Padres prospects lure San Diego fans and mascot Thunder the Dog steals the spotlight.
Welcome to John Thurman Field, where the Modesto Nuts keep the parent-club Mariners rooted in the mainland, the fans celebrate their agricultural roots and mascots Al, Wally and Shelly never get too salty.
Welcome to LoanMart Field, where the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes shake it up with mascots Tremor and Aftershock. Dodgers fans flock here for a front-row view of the future while enjoying the Southern California sunshine.
Welcome to Sutter Health Park, where there's never any doubt you're in the Golden West. Buy a ticket to watch the Sacramento River Cats claw their way to the top on behalf of California's capital city.
Welcome to Excite Ballpark, where the San Jose faithful bleed orange and black while cheering on future Giants, churros and craft beer are in delightful abundance and mascot Gigante makes all visitors forever fans.
Welcome to Banner Island Ballpark, where A's fan watch homegrown talent develop, mascot Splash is fresh out of the Stockton Delta and asparagus reigns supreme.
Welcome to Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford, Connecticut. With unique dimensions and a lively atmosphere from night to night, the park is home to the Hartford Yard Goats, who have been a Minor League phenom since they came on the scene in 2016.
Welcome to Judy Johnson Field at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium, Delaware's only professional sports facility. The Wilmington Blue Rocks play here, always supported in their efforts by the enigmatic Mr. Celery. Woo-hoo!
Welcome to Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the oldest Minor League Baseball stadium in the land. Jackie Robinson spent Spring Training here in 1946, playing his first-ever games in the Dodgers' organization. Today, it's a classic baseball environment with a lime green sheen and a Reds affiliation.
Welcome to 121 Financial Ballpark, one of the boldest environments in the Bold City. This is the land of the Jumbo Shrimp, where Miami prospects go before blossoming into Marlins.
Welcome to Parkview Field, the crown jewel of downtown Fort Wayne. Johnny Appleseed once called the city home, and today apples are at the core of the home team's identity
Welcome to Four Winds Field at Stanley Coveleski Regional Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Tour the University of Notre Dame campus or the Studebaker National Museum, then suit up for whitewater adventure on the East Race Waterway before taking in the ballgame at “the grandfather of the modern ballpark.”
Welcome to Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. Home to the Quad Cities River Bandits, a franchise founded in 1960, the stadium has been around even longer and is now the fourth-oldest ballpark in the Minor Leagues.
Welcome to Hadlock Field, where Red Sox prospects are adored, the lobster rolls are unrivaled and the Maine Monster looms in left field.
Welcome to Ripken Stadium, perhaps the most crab-tastic location in Minor League Baseball. The IronBirds play here, a Baltimore Orioles affiliate owned by the Iron Man himself.
Welcome to Prince George’s Stadium, an Oriole oasis located at the back end of a shopping complex. Watch Baltimore’s top prospects, dance in the aisles with Louie, ride the carousel and look out for the lighthouse.
Welcome to Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, located in a land where chicken is king. Visit a local Hall of Fame, take a lap around the concourse deck and always make sure to leave room for gelati.
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 Jackson Field, a gleaming diamond in the heart of Michigan's capital city. The Lansing Lugnuts call this stadium home, and you could too. The Outfield Ball Park Lofts apartment complex provides a unique backdrop, giving a new meaning to the term "home run porch."
Welcome to Werner Park in Papillion, Nebraska. As the successor to one of baseball’s most iconic venues of the 20th century, the suburban Omaha ballpark has quickly turned into a modern classic while maintaining one of the longest-lasting affiliate partnerships in the Minor Leagues.
Welcome to Las Vegas Ballpark, where the amenities are high-end and the burritos have burnt ends. Howard Hughes's legacy looms large at this sleek and streamlined facility, where you can soak in mountain views, take a dip in the pool and hobnob with a goose who once lived in the Bellagio fountain.
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 Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester, N.H., where you can visit the only Frank Lloyd Wright houses open to the public in New England, grab some chicken fingers at the restaurant that claims to have invented them, or head a little farther upstate to climb Mount Washington or frolic in Lake Winnipesaukee.
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 Mirabito Stadium, located in the carousel capital of the world. The Binghamton Rumble Ponies play here, enjoying a merry-go-round every April thru September. Grab a spiedie or two, meet the soon-to-be Mets and stay for the beautiful sunsets.
Hop on the subway, ride it to the end of the line and enter a magical baseball experience. Where else -- other than your dreams -- can you get baseball, boardwalks, beaches, roller coasters and one of the oldest hot dog stands all in one place? It's Coney Island, baby.
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 NBT Bank Stadium, where the potatoes are salty and the beer selections plentiful. Enjoy a night of baseball in the fair state of New York, in close proximity to the wonderment of the New York State Fair.
Welcome to Truist Field, home of the Knights and crown jewel of the Queen City. Charlotte's skyline towers over the ballpark, resulting in what just may be the most spectacular setting in all of Minor League Baseball.
Welcome to Grainger Stadium in Kinston, N.C. The ninth-oldest ballpark in the Minor Leagues, it now serves as home to the Low-A Down East Wood Ducks.
Welcome to Goodmon Field at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, where fans are greeted by a billboard-sized snorting bull above left field and the smoky smell of Carolina barbecue. Though not at the same location where the 1980s classic “Bull Durham” was filmed, the movie’s legacy lives on at the ballpark known as “the DBAP.”
Welcome to Segra Stadium, where black and red is the preferred color scheme and nods to the military are legion. Take in a ballgame, watch the passing trains and hobnob with the world's largest red-cockaded woodpecker.
Welcome to Greensboro's First National Bank Field, a central North Carolina locale with city skyline views. The ballpark is home to the Grasshoppers, but adorable bat dogs have long had a presence as well.
Welcome to L.P. Frans Stadium, where Crawdudes and Crawdettes root for the Crawdads. Walk from county to county on the concourse while keeping an eye out for Conrad and his crustacean clan.
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 Truist Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Opened in 2010, the home of the Winston-Salem Dash is still one of the Minor Leagues’ most beautiful and intimate ballparks, with a city skyline view beyond the outfield wall and abundant unique seating options throughout.
Welcome to Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. The home of the Columbus Clippers played a key role in the renaissance of downtown Columbus and now serves as one of the anchors of that city’s red-hot Arena District, home to the best entertainment in town.
Welcome to Classic Park, a harbor for Cleveland prospects located just 18 miles from the Guardians' Progressive Field. Nautical themes prevail throughout this suburban facility, the home of the Captains. Fans can grab a drink at Castaways Bar and shop for team gear in the Cargo Hold, all within view of an outfield lighthouse.
Welcome to Fifth Third Field, a neighborhood-defining ballpark located in Toledo's Warehouse District. The city's rich baseball history collides with a top-of-the-line modern-day ballpark experience, resulting in one of the most unique and vibrant gameday atmospheres in Minor League Baseball.
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 Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona, Pennsylvania. With a mountain backdrop and roller coaster beyond its outfield wall and spectacular sunsets behind its first-base side, the home of the Altoona Curve is one of the most beautiful in baseball.
Welcome to FirstEnergy Stadium, a historic facility populated by a unique stable of ballpark characters. Cheer for the Reading Fightin Phils, scream for the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor and rock out with the Mascot Band. This is Baseballtown, and there's no place quite like it.
Welcome to UPMC Park, home of the SeaWolves and situated less than a mile from picturesque Lake Erie. Nestled in northwest Pennsylvania, the Tiger faithful flock here to enjoy some seriously sweet hot dogs and cheer on Detroit's future with Erie's swashbuckling wolf mascot.
Welcome to FNB Field, a rejuvenated Double-A baseball stalwart situated on a literal island in Pennsylvania's capital city. While there, fans can enjoy river views, pose with life-size bobbleheads and chow down on Spot Dogs. Just keep an eye out for the mayflies.
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 Segra Park, a luminescent environment located on the grounds of a former mental hospital. When the hometown Columbia Fireflies take the field, it's glow time.
Welcome to Charleston's Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark, known simply as "The Joe." This has long been one of Minor League Baseball's most irreverent environments, presided over by "Director of Fun" Bill Murray.
Welcome to TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, a baseball’s throw (or just a bit farther) away from the Atlantic Ocean on South Carolina’s Grand Strand.
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 Smokies Stadium, surrounded by natural beauty and gaudy tourist meccas in equal measure. Watch some of the top prospects in the Cubs' organization, wolf down a Boomstick and thrill to the sight of a chicken getting chased across the field.
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 Riders Field, nestled into the suburbs of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and steeped in Texas history.
Welcome to Momentum Bank Ballpark, deep in the heart of West Texas, where the oil fields reign supreme.
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 Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium, known primarily as The Wolff. Make it your "Mission" to visit this San Antonio ballpark, home of the San Diego Padres' Double-A affiliate. The food here can be spicy; the mascot always is.
Welcome to Sugar Land's Constellation Field, home of the Texas-sized scoreboard. The Triple-A Space Cowboys play here, just 23 miles away from their parent club in Houston.
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.
Welcome to Bank of the James Stadium, now in its ninth decade and still going strong. Soak up scenic views and bold hues within a throwback environment, and make sure to leave room for a Cheesy Western.
Welcome to Harbor Park, nestled right against the Elizabeth River in Norfolk’s downtown area. Catch the next generation of Orioles, take in the views of the shipyard beyond the outfield fence and keep an eye on some of the biggest and best video boards in Minor League Baseball.
Welcome to Richmond's The Diamond, a hulking concrete edifice that is, nonetheless, a charming place to spend an evening. The Flying Squirrels, who call it home, have transformed it into a colorful land populated by musclebound squirrels, racing celebrity nuts and exuberant executives.
Welcome to Funko Field, where Webbly keeps the place hoppin', the front office isn't afraid to get a little bit trippy and the AquaSox faithful prize their affiliation with the Mariners.
Welcome to Avista Stadium in Spokane, Washington. Built as an integral part of baseball’s western migration in the middle of the 20th century, the venue has grown up alongside its city, hosting Spokane Indians baseball at three different levels and in three different leagues.
Welcome to Cheney Stadium, now the oldest ballpark in the Triple-A West. Tacoma’s baseball home played a role in big league baseball’s earliest days of expansion to the West Coast and has seen some of the game’s biggest names pass through ever since.
Welcome to ABC Supply Stadium, a southern Wisconsin locale situated a foul ball away from the state of Illinois. This is the land of the Sky Carp, where Miami prospects go before blossoming into Marlins.
Welcome to Appleton's Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. At this ballpark, fans tailgate before the game, socialize with a friendly bipedal snake and, if they're lucky, catch their dinner after it's been shot out of a Bratzooka.
Welcome to Nat Bailey Stadium, where the fish run (literally), Blue Jays prospects get ready for a big jump and fans north of the border prove that baseball is an international game -- even in the Minors.