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Texas ballpark trip

I'm heading out to stadiums #20 and 21 for this year.  Going to watch the Astros then Rangers.  Any "absolute have to do's"?  For a family?

Added by Brooks on July 10, 2017 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Rust Belt

I just completed a trip to the Rust Belt with my brother for stadiums #5-#8. We thought the trip was going to be our worst one, but we were pleasantly surprised. Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati are all very nice cities.

We found the best BBQ chicken we've ever had at Red Smoke BBQ in Detroit's Greektown. It was moist, well seasoned, and out of this world when paired with their cherry molasses BBQ sauce.

In Cleveland we stayed at the Drury Inn Downtown. Drury Inns…

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Added by Lauren on July 4, 2017 at 12:02pm — 2 Comments

Preseason Tour of Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas

I was in Dallas for business before the season started and got to take a tour of Globe Life Park.

Here is my photo diary: LINK

Added by John (20 current MLB/11 old MLB) on June 21, 2017 at 8:36am — No Comments

Newbie Chaser Here...

Just joined this site and feel at home.. I'm not crazy for wanting to visit all the parks! Just went to Pittsburgh and Philly for Stadiums 9 and 10 and have an upcoming trip to Texas for 2 more.. Just wanted to say hello to everyone on this site.. only 18 more to go! …

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Added by Jose Cano on June 7, 2017 at 7:45pm — 4 Comments

Finished!

Saw my last 5 MLB ballparks this week on the East Coast. Have now been to all 30 of the current MLB  ballparks. Visited 27 of them in the last two seasons. Had a great time and met some great people along the way. Caught two foul balls this season, definitely a highlight. Went to my first Stadium Opener in Atlanta. Now it's time to start tackling the MiLB. Have only seen 6 of those so far so I have a long way to go. Hopefully bump into some more Chasers and Stampeders along the way,

Added by Kevin on May 29, 2017 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

Are the Yankees back?

How will the Yankees fare this World Series?

It is now eight years since the New York Yankees last won the World Series and they have not been back to the season finale since beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 in 2009, but the signs are good that the sleeping giants may be awakening.

With six weeks of the season gone, the Bronx Bombers sit atop the American League East standings and are well placed to challenge…

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Added by Craig (16) on May 21, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Harry Pohlman Field - Beloit, WI

Here are some pictures of my recent trip to see the Beloit Snappers, Single A affiliate of the Oakland A's.

Pohlman Field

Added by John (20 current MLB/11 old MLB) on May 18, 2017 at 6:29am — No Comments

Game 1

I went to my first ever Major League Baseball game with my mom.  I suppose it is appropriate, then, that for the first game of this trip, I went with my mom.  Here we are by the old Home Run Apple from Shea Stadium, which sits out front of the stadium.

The Mets pay homage to…

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Added by Jason S. on May 10, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Plan

I am not sure when I first got the idea.  Probably in late high school or early college.  It wasn't a sudden realization, more of a slow dawning. 

I want to see a baseball game at every Major League Baseball stadium.

Maybe it was because my first game was at Wrigley Field.  I walked out into the stands and thought, "What beautiful wonder is this, with pristine green grass and ivy covered walls under wide open blue sky?"  (Actually, I was seven or eight;…

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Added by Jason S. on May 9, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Office Ballpark Wall

This is a wall in my office that my wife created showing me at all of the current ballparks, plus a couple more (Riverfront Stadium & Candlestick Park). I just replaced Turner Field with Sun Trust…

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Added by gerry(40) on May 1, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

Photo Diary from Wrigley Field Home Opener 2017

Cold and blustery night.  Ridiculous weather delays.  Got little sleep.  Totally worth it.  

PHOTO DIARY

Added by John (20 current MLB/11 old MLB) on April 13, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Been to them all

In 2013 I completed one of my bucket list items of going to all of the MLB ballparks. Fenway Park was the only one I hadn't taken my picture at, so we went back there in 2015, took the tour and had our picture taken.

Now with the Braves opening Sun Trust Park next month, I just got tickets to opening day. Looking forward to seeing another new ballpark!

Added by gerry(40) on March 10, 2017 at 7:28am — 4 Comments

Four Firsts for me!

Looking forward to a trip 3 weeks away, heading to Phoenix where a group of 4 buddies are meeting up, and I will be hitting four "firsts":

1) NCAA Final Four! Sorry, not baseball related, but I've been to 7-8 1st/2nd rounds of the NCAA Tourney, but never a Final 4!  Was lucky enough to get tickets this year, after many unsuccessful attempts.

2) Spring Training!  We will catch 2, possibly 3 games, as follows:

  - 3/30 12:10 Rockies @ Padres at Peoria Stadium

  -…

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Added by Eric Sather (14) on March 9, 2017 at 8:08pm — 2 Comments

My (Updated) Park List

Team Name Stadium Name Visited (Year of First Visit)
Arizona Diamondbacks Chase Field (was Bank One Ballpark) Yes (1998)
Atlanta Braves Sun Trust Park Not Yet
Baltimore Orioles Oriole Park at Camden…
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Added by Shannon Daubaras (23/4) on November 16, 2016 at 1:46pm — 8 Comments

Here's a quirky thing I started doing at the ballgames I go to...

My son and I always compete to see how many triple peanuts we can get out of a bag at the games we go to.  There was a game I went to without him so I took a photo of my triple to send him in the name of good-natured taunting.  

Here is a collection of my triples since that time - hope you enjoy! 

Triples Gallery

Added by John (20 current MLB/11 old MLB) on November 8, 2016 at 11:01am — 2 Comments

Ball Park Map

Added by Kevan Schaeffer on September 20, 2016 at 6:02am — 2 Comments

Time for 49

45 MLB ballparks under my belt, twice in my life I've been to all current. 4 more makes it 3! Flying out to Minneapolis, New York then Miami to make it to the round number of 49... Looks like I'll have to wait for Atlanta's opening in 2017 to make it to 50. Wave if you see me!

Added by Douglas Nerdahl on September 18, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

3rd Annual Ballpark Chasers Meetup Recap

REDMOND, WA, August 26th, 2016 / PR Newswire/ --



***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***



It's a wrap! The official Third Annual Ballpark Chasers Meetup was a huge hit! See the photo highlights here.

The 2016 Chasers Meetup was held August 20th in Baltimore, Maryland. The…

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Added by Craig (16) on August 26, 2016 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Yankee Stadium (8/13/16)

Yankees 8, Rays 4

  • Austin, Judge back to back home runs in first MLB game
  • 1996 World Series 20th Anniversary celebration…

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Added by Megan (3/30) on August 22, 2016 at 7:09pm — No Comments

DENVER/K.C.

Great trip to Denver/Kansas City.

  If you fly in to Denver, don't waist your time renting a car.I stayed down in what they call Denver teck center at Hampton Inn. Its right next to there train system that takes you anywhere you really have to go. If your not going to Rockies game. the train also stops right at Bronco's stadium,next stop at pepsi center for hockey and next, union station for coors field.. Great trip, Denver was awesome.!!

 Kansas City is always fun.You do need…

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Added by John Dougherty on August 7, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

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