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Brian Wilmer (brian)

Location South Carolina, USA
Member Since Apr 03, 2012
Last Visit Jan 07, 2015
Stadium Reviews 89
Stadium Ratings 0
Comments 32

About Me

I am the Stadium Journey Regional Correspondent for the Carolinas, a native Virginian and veteran ballpark traveler. I also occasionally venture into sports talk radio and music nerddom.


Official Reviews

Member Reviews


  • Boshamer Capacity (Boshamer Stadium) on Sun Jun 22 00:44:40 EDT 2014 - "Just as an FYI, when we created the review, we went with the 4,100 capacity that was listed in several locations. Now that standing room is listed up
  • Completely agreed on all points... (Burlington Athletic Stadium) on Sat May 03 23:08:43 EDT 2014 - "Burlington is tough to beat, if you're looking to experience what baseball used to be. It's a comfortable, friendly park that features a solid on-fie
  • This hit on a lot of great things... (Nashville Is Quickly Becoming Hoops City ) on Wed Apr 02 13:48:26 EDT 2014 - "Having lived in Nashville for 12 1/2 years myself, this really does make a lot of fair points. The Nashville Sports Council has fought -- at times su
  • Good call on the press box! (Aggie Stadium) on Thu Dec 05 12:12:39 EST 2013 - "You are correct -- there is a wonderful new press box area at Aggie Stadium, with loads of modern amenities. I didn't bring that up in this piece, si
  • This doesn't really surprise me... (Atlanta Braves Moving to Cobb County in 2017) on Wed Nov 13 11:04:19 EST 2013 - "I get the sense Atlanta is more interested in working with Arthur Blank than whatever faceless, nameless conglomerate is behind the Braves in any give
  • Zero Waste (Jerry Richardson Stadium) on Sun Oct 20 01:50:56 EDT 2013 - "Thanks for the added info on the Zero Waste campaign! This is really a unique feature to the stadium that will hopefully catch on in many more locatio
  • Love the stadium and the Blowfish organization; however... (Good Times Still to be Had at "The Cap") on Mon Sep 02 01:26:51 EDT 2013 - "...the stadium's going to vanish this offseason. The site's been sold to the city, and the Blowfish will be forced to find a new home. There's al
  • You're correct, Utahcarly... (Bank of America Stadium) on Sun Jul 21 18:57:02 EDT 2013 - "I have been to several games at BoA (reviewing one of them), and you're right. Though the choices may not be immediately around the stadium, there ar
  • To coachgt1: (Kenan Memorial Stadium) on Tue Jul 16 13:46:39 EDT 2013 - "Thanks so much for these tips. A re-review of the stadium is in the plans for the 2013 season, so we will absolutely be on the lookout for these item
  • Great call. (Why You Should Visit...Historic Finch Field) on Mon Jul 15 22:55:33 EDT 2013 - "I love Finch Field. I was there last year for a review, and it's an incredible place. It's not perfect according to our scale, but the ballpark epit
  • A scoreboard does not a ballpark make (Why You Should Visit...Nashville's Greer Stadium) on Thu Jul 11 16:55:30 EDT 2013 - "I lived in Nashville for 12 years, and went to countless games at Greer. While I agree on the scoreboard being cool, I also agree that it is definite
  • Totally agreed... (Knights Stadium) on Wed Jul 10 22:48:03 EDT 2013 - "@iluvtheknights8: I couldn't agree more. I live just minutes from Knights Stadium, and I've been to a number of games since moving here. There's a
  • Very fun! (2013 College Baseball Ballpark Rankings) on Wed Jun 26 00:22:32 EDT 2013 - "My rankings were pretty close to yours, Drew (at least, in terms of variance). I had 14, 20, 31, 37, 39, 54, 58, 59, 62, 71, 90, 113 (I may have miss
  • Charlotte (2013 NBA Arena Rankings) on Fri May 03 11:20:52 EDT 2013 - "Charlotte's got virtually a brand new place, Drew, and that gathered a lot of the grade (neighborhood, etc.) they received. Their product on the floo
  • Untitled (Jackie Robinson Day) on Mon Apr 15 13:31:08 EDT 2013 - "It always saddens me that fellow South Carolinian Larry Doby never really gets the recognition he deserves for integrating the American League in the
  • A short-track raceway? What in the... (Marlins Park Mayhem and "Owlcatraz": A Stadium Journey Update) on Fri Feb 22 13:05:11 EST 2013 - "As someone who lives five miles from this monument to bailing on a nice place to go to greener pastures (and has actually reviewed it), a short-track
  • Some background on the Hornets name... (Nickname Misfits) on Mon Jan 28 20:36:54 EST 2013 - "Grabbed from Wikipedia, since it made a long story short.. :) "Originally, the new team was going to be called the Charlotte Spirit, but a name-the
  • RE: Matt Swierad (Dale F. Halton Arena) on Fri Jan 04 01:58:56 EST 2013 - "Matt is one of the best in the business. He's incredibly skilled at what he does, and a great asset to the Queen City and Charlotte athletics. I'm g
  • Chant (Dale F. Halton Arena) on Thu Nov 29 18:39:19 EST 2012 - "Thanks for pointing that out regarding the chant. I must have incorrectly heard it. I have made the change - thanks for reading! :)
  • RE: Spangler Stadium (Spangler Stadium) on Thu Sep 20 16:17:25 EDT 2012 - "One of the things I love about schools like Gardner-Webb (and many others, to be fair) is just how much pride people have in their universities and th
  • RE: Presbyterian (Crocker Field at Bailey Memorial Stadium) on Tue Sep 11 15:01:54 EDT 2012 - "Absolutely. One of the true perks of doing this is getting to explore new towns, new experiences and new groups of fans. I had never been to Clinton
  • Re: Net? (Finch Field) on Thu Aug 16 11:10:07 EDT 2012 - "The netting is a bit of a problem (along with the support beams for the overhang). It stretches from one end of the seating bowl to the other, so the
  • Oh no, I really liked Finch Field. (Finch Field) on Thu Aug 02 11:07:13 EDT 2012 - "The constant barrage of sound effects just kills part of it for me.

    The people in the stands were super nice, just like most of the CPL ven
  • More stadium names from the Coastal Plain League... (Minor League Baseball Stadium Namesakes, Part 2) on Mon Jun 25 14:19:34 EDT 2012 - "This isn't a minor league stadium as we speak (it did, however, house the Fayetteville Generals for years, and now hosts the Fayetteville Swampdogs of
  • American Legion Memorial Stadium (American Legion Memorial Stadium) on Mon Jun 18 19:29:54 EDT 2012 - "Thanks so much for the great words, Denise. I've seen lacrosse at the college level on a number of occasions, but this was my first MLL experience.
  • Nice park! (Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville) on Thu Jun 14 16:14:32 EDT 2012 - "I've been meaning to get to Jacksonville and have not yet had the chance to do so, so this was a nice little "virtual" trip to the park.

  • On the fans... (Smokies Park) on Fri Jun 08 15:28:02 EDT 2012 - "I've been to Smokies Park on weeknights and weekends, and there is a bit of a difference in the crowd. I don't think the author is necessarily pickin
  • One other thing about Gastonia... (Sims Legion Park) on Wed Jun 06 18:00:01 EDT 2012 - "There is a beer garden (as mentioned) down the left field line. I'm not sure about Gastonia's smoking policies in that area (or in the park), but I s
  • High Point (George S. Erath Field at Coy O. Williard Baseball Stadium) on Mon Jun 04 13:22:57 EDT 2012 - "Yeah, that's the thing -- any real negatives at this park were, for the most part, beyond the university's control. It's a bit challenging to find th
  • A definite improvement (Fluor Field at the West End) on Thu May 10 15:38:31 EDT 2012 - "I've been to Fluor years ago, and the experience now versus then is night and day. Their front office and game day staff deserve all the credit in th
  • Cool place...but (Marlins Park) on Sun Apr 29 19:32:35 EDT 2012 - "There are two MAJOR problems with this place. As much as I enjoyed my trip there, these two things somewhat killed it.

    1. The ushers seri
  • Greer Stadium (Herschel Greer Stadium) on Fri Apr 27 02:07:43 EDT 2012 - "Having lived in Nashville for 12 years, I've been to Greer probably 200 times. If the stadium were anywhere else in the city, it might be a little mo
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