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Parkview Field Ranks No. 1 Fan Experience Again

Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), is featured on the cover of the January issue of Stadium Journey for being ranked the number one ballpark experience in minor league baseball for the fourth consecutive year.  Read more here and here.

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2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Summary Analysis Released

Number Tamer LogoDavid P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2017.  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.

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The Best MLB Stadiums for Craft Beer

There’s nothing better than a beer and bratwurst while watching baseball — America’s great pastime.  And while the major macro brewers out there tout being “America’s beer,” some stadiums are also great locations to enjoy America’s craft beer.  Read more here.  See ReviewTrackers study here.

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MiLB Attendance Tops 41.8 Million in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,832,364 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2017, the fifth-highest attendance total in the history of the organization, which was established in 1901. Continue reading

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A New Way to Rank MLB Ballparks

Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com talks with Max Schleicher from the start-up firm in Chicago called ReviewTrackers.  Max explains that the company, among other things, analyzes online reviews of products and services to assess “customer service insights.”  Using the company’s data collection and analysis capabilities, there is now a new way to rank MLB ballparks.  Read more here.  See ReviewTrackers’ MLB stadium ranking here.

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Ballpark Business Releases 2017 Attendance Mega-Rankings

The Ballpark Business 2017 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here.  The Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A, International League) take the crown at #1.  The St. Paul Saints (American Association) are the top independent club maintaining last year’s #7 spot.  The Madison Mallards (Northwoods League) are once again the top summer collegiate performer moving up from #28 to #23. 

The annual list combines and ranks the per game average attendance of all affiliated minor league, independent professional, and Top-100 summer collegiate franchises in the U.S. and Canada.  View rankings here.

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United Shore League Wraps Up Successful Sophomore Season at Jimmy John’s Field

The United Shore Professional Baseball League wrapped up its sophomore season Sunday with a 4,050 fans gathered at Jimmy John’s Field in Utica (MI) for the developmental league’s title game.  On the season, the USPBL averaged 3,350 fans per game and sold out 60 of its 75 games — up from 42 last season.  Read more here.

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