The first-year Ridgefield (WA) Raptors (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) held their inaugural home opener at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex in Ridgefield (WA) on Tuesday night in front of an estimated crowd of 2,200. Read more and view eight photos here.
With the start of the 2019 professional baseball season right around the corner, the folks at For the Win have ranked the 10 most-outrageous (and delicious) ballpark foods in Major League Baseball. Read more and view food photos here.
David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his 100-plus-page annual analysis of minor league baseball attendance for 2018. This and previous reports can be found under our “Attendance Rankings” tab. View Kronheim’s 2018 Minor League Baseball Attendance Analysis here.
The Tampa Bay Rays, who ranked next to last in the majors in attendance last season, are eliminating more than 10,000 seats in the upper deck in an effort to create a more “intimate” experience for fans at Tropicana Field. The Rays also indicated that will would add a premium seating section in the lower level. Read more here.
David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2018. The full analysis for MiLB is expected to be released in January, followed by the full report for MLB in May. View Kronheim’s 2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Attendance Summary Analysis here.
It wasn’t easy, but Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com has dug deep into his personal memory database to compile a list of his 100-biggest moments at the ballpark. Read more here.
Stadium Journey takes a look at the top independent baseball stadiums in North America. The results were similar to their first rankings two-years-ago, but there have been a few new facilities that made the 2018 list. Read more here.