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Yard Goats & PawSox

Has anyone been to the new Dunkin' Donuts Park in Hartford?  I went last week and it is gorgeous, in my top-20.  Also took in a game in wonderful McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, which is still one of the top places (top-10?) to see a game; after 75 years it holds up better than most parks, though the rumors strongly suggest the team might move. If so, hopefully another team can make use of this wonderful facility - tearing it down would be a sin. BTW, caught parts of 4 games in the Cape Cod…

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Added by Sam Spear (22ML/125MiL/10ST/3ex) on August 7, 2018 at 5:04pm — No Comments

About Me

Hey everyone, I'm Evan, a 25 year old trying to make it to all 30 MLB parks before I reach the age of 30. 

Before I discovered ballparkchasers.com, I created my own site, evansballparkblog.com

I recently just updated it. There you can find my journals, about me, and social media info. Feel free to contact me on there as well.

Click on the "MWBT 2K18" tab to learn about my upcoming ballpark trip in July.

I would love to meet up with a fellow…

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Added by Evan Lewis on June 2, 2018 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Monterrey!

Having missed seeing a game in Monterrey, Mexico, when MLB last played there in 1999, I was determined not to make up for that this time around.  I contacted the nominal home team, the San Diego Padres, who were very kind and helpful in my obtaining a ticket.…

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Added by michael schwartz (67) on May 12, 2018 at 7:02am — No Comments

Little Cubs Field - Freeport, Illinois

If you are ever in the Freeport, Illinois area make sure to stop by and take in Little Cubs Field, a scale version of Wrigley Field used for youth baseball games.

It is open to the public so you can also participate in some epic Wiffle Ball action.  I felt 10 years old again!  Check out some photos here: …

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Added by John (20 current MLB/11 old MLB) on May 7, 2018 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Chase Field Accommodation Recommendation

Just got finished with Chase Field. 

I ended up staying in the Arts District midtown area at the Wyndham Garden Midtown on North Second Street. Although the hotel itself is very dated and needs a bit of a face-lift, the people were nice and very helpful. The rooms are satisfactory. Nothing special. Lower end on the pride too. I paid about $100 per night.

However, the reason I recommend this hotel, and more specifically this area near Central Avenue is the ease of use of the…

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Added by Corey Rhodes on April 5, 2018 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Minor League Parks

Hey everybody, I am new to this website and was curious about the passport program. Do the minor league stadiums have passport stamp locations within them like the MLB teams do? Thanks for the feedback and I'm excited to be a part of the group!

Added by Scott Bryant on March 28, 2018 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Miami - Opening Day Weekend

Looking for suggestions for Miami.. what to see around the ballpark and inside the ballpark. Must eats? Drinks? Etc.

Added by Patrick Mendenhall on February 11, 2018 at 7:08pm — 1 Comment

Heading to Great American Ballpark

My group and I will be heading to Cincinnati this summer and we will be staying near the ballpark. I'm wondering if the easiest/cheapest way from the airport  to downtown would be an Uber or taxi seeing as how there will be seven of us. Also we usually walk to most places around the area so I'm looking for some good sport bars or restaurants close by, and does anyone know  if the places I've seen on the Kentucky side are accessible by walking? Thanks in advance.

Added by Tom Stringer on January 20, 2018 at 7:08am — 3 Comments

Help!!

Plan on going away for a long weekend
Thursday to Sunday
Chicago cubs -7/26-1:20
Chicago white sox-7/27 ....while explorining drive to Minnesota 1 hr drive
St Louis -7/28
Kansas Royals -7/29 drive from st louis 4 hours and fly home :)
Where to stay in each place please. It is two adults :)

Added by Nicole o on November 24, 2017 at 2:38pm — 2 Comments

What counts?

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.

Added by Tim Ponisciak on August 11, 2017 at 11:05am — 2 Comments

Hitting the Road with my Dad

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…

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Added by Mike B on July 17, 2017 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Midwest Tour

We are celebrating our 30th anniversary hitting #18-#25 over 3 weeks. Saw Indians and Cubs last weekend Brewers. Twins. Royals Rangers. Astros and Braves coming up. Any recommendations?

Added by Ernie Bergvall on August 10, 2017 at 6:57pm — No Comments

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 Hyde on July 4, 2017 at 12:02pm — 2 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

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

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

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