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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 (15) 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 (15) 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

August Baseball Trip

Friday, August 19: Cincy



Planning to park on Kentucky side of Ohio River and take water taxi to game. Either water taxi or Purple People Bridge on way back to car.



Saturday, August 20: Cleveland



Sunday, August 21: Pittsburgh



Monday, August 21: Baseball HOF



Tuesday, August 22: Toronto





Any suggestions or advice are welcome and appreciated!



This will bring got total to 10.



Ranking pre-trip:



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Added by Dave Nykanen on July 31, 2016 at 2:55am — No Comments

Oakland

Chaser places to go would be a little bar at Jack London Square called,"Heinolds First and Last Bar. You can drink your beers outside in the sand patio and the bar itself is one of a kind.. Fun super little place and not all that far from the stadium.

Added by John Dougherty on July 18, 2016 at 3:37pm — No Comments

road trip!

Hi just joined this site! Planning on going to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburg mid August. Anyone interested in meeting up?

Added by Bill S on July 14, 2016 at 9:27pm — 1 Comment

Arizona Diamondbacks, July 19

I am planning on the Diamondback game on July 19. Is anyone else available to join me? I am travelling by myself to Phoenix. I also need suggestions for where to park (are there shuttles?) and if it is possible to move from 1 level of the stadium to another. Some stadiums, such as White Sox and Dodgers, you cannot get from 1 level to another. Most stadiums you can move levels, and if by yourself usually can upgrade to a better seat. Also is Stubhub/Ticket Monster, etc., the best place to get…

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Added by Mike Rich on July 14, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Food guide for Oakland A's

If you heading to Oakland, the 2 food places on chaser guide McCovey's and Doug's BBQ are both closed..July 4,2016

Added by John Dougherty on July 10, 2016 at 3:56pm — 1 Comment

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