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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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.
Sports Illustrated has posted its ranking of Major League Baseball ballparks based on food safety records from public inspection records gathered from local health departments in the United States and Canada. Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays, comes in at the bottom. Read more and view list here.
Which ballpark is the best in Major League Baseball? ESPN has decided to settle it on the field by setting up a bracket-style “Battle of the Ballparks” tournament to allow fans to cast their votes over the next fews days for their favorite MLB stadiums. A champion will be crowned on June 22. Read more and cast your votes here.
The Sioux City Journal’s Sports Editor Terry Hersom compares the new mega-million dollar ballparks of today with the historic stadiums still standing the test of time and ponders: “As expensive as these sports palaces are, why does there seem to be no attempt whatsoever made toward building them to last?” Read more here.
Livability.com, an online community dedicated to identifying the best places to live in America, has selected the Top-10 minor league ballparks in some of Livability’s best places. It’s an interesting list. Read more here. Thanks to Brian Merzbach (BallparkReivews.com) for posting this on Facebook.
Thinking about gifts as the holidays are fast approaching, what better way to satisfy one’s thirst for America’s pastime during the off-season than a new 512 page book with over 1,000 photographs of all major league ballparks dating back to 1900? Big League Ballparks: The Complete Illustrated History is now available. Read more here.