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Miller Park: Tailgating Not Just Allowed, It’s Expected

With 12,500 parking spaces — all available for tailgating — Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, has been a long-time leader in ballpark tailgating.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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LSU Baseball Fans Leave Tailgating Mark on the Road

LSU Tigers LogoFans of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers baseball team do it right when it comes to tailgating on the road, according to Taylor Stadium personnel at the University of Missouri.  Read more and view photos here.

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Saints Bring Tailgating Experience to CHS Field, Parking Aplenty

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – In advance of next week’s opening series festivities, the Saints are pleased to announce the availability of tailgating in close proximity to CHS Field. In addition to the tailgating lot, the Saints also have arranged for convenient preferred parking at locations near the ballpark. Continue reading

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Tailgating Atmosphere Reigns Outside Kauffman

Kansas City Royals LogoIt may be a bit gloomy for Kansas City Royals fans this morning after the team dropped Game 1 of the World Series last night to the San Francisco Giants at Kaufmann Stadium, but with perfect weather and pent-up energy from a decades-long World Series drought, there was a great tailgating atmosphere before the game.  Read more here.

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Tailgaters Feel Beer Crackdown at Citi Field

New York Mets LogoNew York City police officers have been patrolling the parking lot at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to hand out $25  citations to tailgaters drinking in public.  Drinking alcohol in public has long been banned in New York City and its surrounding areas, but until recently, the law was rarely enforced inside local team stadium parking lots.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Booze = Ballpark Problems?

Are tailgating, cheap beer, and cheap tickets creating the perfect storm for obnoxious and even violent behavior at ballparks across America?  Some researchers seem to think so.  In our years of visiting ballparks, we have seen drunken, annoying behavior at MLB parks, but rarely at the minor league level.  We’re thinking the more intimate environment at the smaller parks makes it easier to come down on those who are out of Continue reading

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Tailgating Tradition Carries on at New Alex Box

We’re stuck here in Minnesota with piles of snow and sub-zero temperatures this time of year, so you can imagine the jealously we experienced when we read about the folks down in Louisiana who have carried over their fun in the sun-filled, family-oriented tailgating tradition to the new Alex Box Stadium, home of the LSU Tigers.  Brrrr!  Grrrr!  Read more here.

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