It has been 20 years since our industry colleague Joe Mock launched BaseballParks.com. In a piece penned today, Mock reminisces about the challenges of the early Internet days, talks about the many wonderful industry people he’s had the opportunity to engage over the past two decades, and even slips in a couple entertaining shots at “scoundrels” and a copy cat. 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.
Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com is in Williamsport (PA) to report on the MLB Little League Classic for USA Today. Mock takes a look at how MLB readied 91-year-old BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League), for the big league event. Read more here. View gallery of MLB Players Weekend custom caps and jerseys here.
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Dunkin’ Donuts Park, the long-awaited new home of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) in Hartford (CT). Mock’s in-depth review weighs in at a whopping 7,500-words and four-dozen photographs covering everything from ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions. Read more and view photos here.