Do you have qualifications for what constitutes as "visiting a ballpark"? I saw a college football game at Yankee Stadium in 2010 (ND vs. Army). I counted this with the reasoning being that it was a major sporting event, was a few hours long and had a huge crowd. Just curious what others' thoughts are on this subject.
My dad and I are taking a baseball road trip Wed-Sat of this week, I can't wait. It was actually about 5 years ago that my dad asked me if I was going to try to go to all of the MLB stadiums at some point. I had always liked going to different stadiums when I could but I had never made a point of traveling just to see stadiums or thought of seeing all 30 as a goal. At the time, I had seen I believe 5 of the current stadiums.
So, we'll be starting in Chicago to see the Dodgers play…Continue
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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?
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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…Continue
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! …Continue
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,
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…Continue
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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;…Continue
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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!
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
|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…|
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!
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
I have been to 23 of the 30 current MLB ballparks but have enjoyed the national past time at 36 parks. Huh?, you ask. I have been to 1023 regular season or playoff games (I don't count spring training) and have retained the ticket stubs for all of them. Some of these games are at stadii and parks that are only memories or if you're lucky, these sights of ancient gatherings have a marker, a plaque, or part of the structure still standing. Montreal's Stade Olympique , the Houston Astrodome,…Continue