Category Archives: Rankings & Attendance

Ranking the 30 MLB Parks by Neighborhoods

The Chicago Tribune’s Colleen Kane, Mark Gonzales and Paul Sullivan have ranked all 30 MLB ballparks based on their neighborhood surroundings.  Read more here.

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Dogs Open Inaugural Home Stand in Front of Packed House

There is now professional baseball in Rosemont (IL), courtesy of the Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association). The team’s inaugural home opener at the new $60 million Impact Field stadium was Friday night in front of a crowd of 6,317.  Read more and view photo gallery here.  Watch news report here.

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Baseball America Ranks the Top College Ballparks

The college baseball fan’s attention largely focused on the game on the field, which is almost completely unlike the family-friendly atmosphere of the minor leagues, where on-field action is almost secondary to promotions, mascots and concessions.  Read more here.

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Baseball America Ranks the Top-10 MiLB Ballparks

Three years ago, Baseball America took a crack at ranking the best ballparks in the minor leagues.  Now, they’ve given it another go.  They sent surveys to broadcasters and scouts across the country and asked them for their take on the subject.  Read more here.

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Augusta GreenJackets Attendance in New Ballpark Looking Good, So Far

While the last game of the Augusta GreenJackets’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) inaugural four-game home stand at the new SRP Park was postponed because of weather, attendance for the first three games was enough to put the team in fourth place out of 14 teams in the South Atlantic with 5,102 fans per game.  The team averaged 2,743 fans per game in 2017.  Watch a clip of home opener below:

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Ranking All 30 MLB Ballparks

As we close in on Major League Baseball’s Opening Day on Thursday, March 29th, Bizball LLC owner and Forbes contributor Maury Brown ranks all 30 MLB ballparks to get our baseball juices flowing.  Read more here.

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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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