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FEATURED STADIUM  Werner Park

New Review: Omaha Storm Chasers

4.1
4.3

Sep 02, 2014

Omaha is a fantastic baseball town, and Werner Park fits that tradition perfectly. Review by Great Plains Regional Correspondent James Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  Philips Arena

New Review: Atlanta Dream

4.1
4.0

Sep 02, 2014

The Atlanta Dream feature one of the top experiences in the WNBA. Regional Correspondent Brian Jones shows us why.

Further Analysis of the Europa League Draw

By Sander Kolsloot - Sep 01, 2014 10:05 PM EDT

On Friday 29th of August, 48 clubs were anxiously awaiting their fate for the draw in the Europa League group stage.

FEATURED STADIUM  Fifth Third Bank Stadium

New Review: 2014 MLL Championship Game

3.6
N/A

Sep 01, 2014

Stadium Journey makes our first trip to the championship game of one of our favorite leagues, Major League Lacrosse. Review by Special Correspondent Lloyd Brown.

FEATURED STADIUM  Canal Park

New Review: Akron RubberDucks

4.0
3.4

Sep 01, 2014

A change in branding and team name seems to have given the experience at Canal Park in Akron a new lift. Review by Special Correspondent Sean MacDonald.

Futures Collegiate Baseball League Ballpark Rankings

By Paul Baker - Aug 31, 2014 6:47 PM EDT

The Futures Collegiate Baseball League came into existence when Chris Carminucci of the Brockton Rox and Drew Weber of the Lowell Spinners sought to place expansion teams in the New England Collegiate Baseball League in Martha’s Vineyard, and Nashua, New Hampshire, respectively. When the NECBL declined, they began their own league. The Futures League began in 2011 with four teams and has since expanded to 10 teams. In contrast to their competitors in the Cape Cod League and the NECBL, the Futures League is run by executives with minor league baseball experience, and they aim to provide a game day experience similar to what one may find in the lower minor leagues. In many markets the Futures League has set up shop in old ballparks formerly used in professional minor league baseball. Despite their young age, the Futures League is gaining in respect nationwide, and several players have been selected in the major league entry draft.

Stadium Journey visited all 10 Futures League teams during the 2014 season, and we rank the various ballpark experiences here. Unfortunately, we do not have a game experience score for the Seacoast Mavericks, as we were rained out on both our visits there this summer. Facilities are scored according to our FANFARE rating scale. Ties are broken by crowd ratings, and if still tied, internal discussions were held to break them. We now present to you Stadium Journey's 2014 ranking of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League's ballparks.

FEATURED STADIUM  Lindquist Field

New Review: Ogden Raptors

3.9
3.3

Aug 31, 2014

One of the most beautiful ballpark settings in the world is in Ogden, Utah. Review by Stadium Journey Founder Paul Swaney.

FEATURED STADIUM  Marlins Park

New Review: Miami Marlins

3.6
3.5

Aug 31, 2014

The Marlins have built a fun and unique ballpark, now the fans must follow to make this a truly special experience. Review by Special Correspondent Dave Cottenie.

FEATURED STADIUM  Allstate Arena

New Review: Chicago Sky

3.3
2.6

Aug 30, 2014

An updated look at Allstate Arena, home of the Chicago Sky. Review by Special Correspondent Marc Heiden.

FEATURED STADIUM  AutoZone Park

New Review: Memphis Redbirds

4.6
3.8

Aug 30, 2014

AutoZone Park features a fantastic neighborhood, wonderful food, and a perfect affiliate relationship with the parent club. Review by Special Correspondent Jimmy Knight.

Champions League Draw 2014

By Sander Kolsloot - Aug 29, 2014 3:32 PM EDT

Champions League Draw 2014-2015: Some interesting matchups and great stadiums to fit in your journey!

FEATURED STADIUM  Clear Channel Stadium

New Review: Lancaster JetHawks

4.0
3.5

Aug 29, 2014

The Houston Astros' Class-A affiliate shares an affinity for space-themed monikers. Read about Andrei Ojeda's experience at Clear Channel Stadium, home of the Lancaster JetHawks.

FEATURED STADIUM  Lincoln Financial Field

New Review: Philadelphia Eagles

4.4
3.9

Aug 29, 2014

Eagle fans have a certain reputation, but is it deserved? Stadium Journey Regional Correspondent Richard Smith has the answer.

FEATURED STADIUM  O.co Coliseum

New Review: Oakland Athletics

2.9
2.9

Aug 28, 2014

Is there anything new going on with the A's stadium situation? Nope. Read about how the A's continue to plug along in the Coliseum, but maybe that's not as bad as it seems.

FEATURED STADIUM  Sahlen's Stadium

New Review: Rochester Rattlers

2.9
3.4

Aug 28, 2014

The MLL Rochester Rattlers have had a great season on the field, but the fan support at Sahlen's Stadium leaves something to be desired. Review by Special Correspondent Dave Cottenie.

Saying Goodbye to Good Memories at Greer Stadium

By Marc Viquez - Aug 27, 2014 3:37 PM EDT

Sunset is about to fall upon Herschel Greer Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The old crotchety stadium will finally be replaced with a state-of-the-art new facility for the 2015 baseball season. After 35 years of service, the Nashville Sounds will finally have their modern stadium. The old place definitely put in its service. It may not have been a charming facility, but it was a functional one that served up a few good memories of ballpark visits for me over the past two decades.

FEATURED STADIUM  Providence Park

New Review: Portland Timbers

4.7
4.4

Aug 27, 2014

If you're looking for the ultimate MLS experience, chances are you'll find it in Portland. Review by Special Correspondent Sean Rowland.

NECBL Ballpark Rankings

By Paul Baker - Aug 27, 2014 9:46 AM EDT

The New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) was founded in 1993 and is sanctioned by the NCAA and Major League Baseball. It may be overshadowed by their neighbors in the Cape Cod Baseball League, but the NECBL is a top-level league in its own right. Forty percent of all the players in the NECBL go on to professional careers, and dozens of major leaguers played in the NECBL during their college years. The league has teams in all six New England states, and has attracted elite college talent from across the nation. The one stipulation that makes the NECBL unique is that a certain percentage of the roster must be either New England natives or play their college ball at a New England institution.

Stadium Journey visited all 12 NECBL teams during the 2014 season, and we rank the various ballpark experiences here. Facilities are scored according to our FANFARE rating scale. Ties are broken by crowd ratings, and if still tied, internal discussions were held to break them. We now present to you Stadium Journey's 2014 ranking of the New England Collegiate Baseball League's ballpark experiences.

FEATURED STADIUM  Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

New Review: Oklahoma City RedHawks

3.6
3.7

Aug 27, 2014

Our updated review of a wonderful downtown ballpark. Review by Oklahoma Regional Correspondent Bradlee Ross.

$500 Million for Sydney Stadium Upgrades

By Lloyd Rothwell - Aug 26, 2014 9:51 PM EDT

The Daily Telegraph newspaper is reporting that the New South Wales State Government is soon to announce a $500 million plan to upgrade Sydney's major sporting venues. As previously reported on Stadium Journey, the government's stadium strategy is set to focus on so-called tier one stadiums; namely ANZ Stadium, Allianz Stadium and the Sydney Cricket Ground.

FEATURED STADIUM  Joe Wolfe Field

New Review: North Adams SteepleCats

2.4
N/A

Aug 26, 2014

Our final review this season from the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

An Inside Look at....Neyland Stadium

By Harrison Huntley - Aug 26, 2014 2:21 PM EDT

The second largest stadium in the SEC, Neyland Stadium, is also one of the largest in the world. A stadium that started at a humble capacity of 3,200 has now grown to seat over 102,000. But it's not always the seats or the field that make a stadium the most impressive. Sometimes, it's those who care for the field. At the University of Tennessee much of the field staff are students in the school's Turf Grass program. I got the chance to talk to Darren Seybold, the Director of Sport Surfaces at the University of Tennessee. We talked not only about the amazing field, but the amazing people who maintain it.

Ranking the Ballparks of the Cape Cod League

By Paul Baker - Aug 26, 2014 7:58 AM EDT

The Cape Cod League is considered by many baseball people to be the premier summer collegiate league in the country. One out of every seven major leaguers today spent some time on the Cape during their college years. The Cape League, which is partially funded by MLB, has roots that trace back all the way to the 1880's. The modern version of the league dates back to the 1940's, and has been the subject of many books over the years, as well as a movie or two. All the teams on Cape Cod enjoy strong ties with their communities and local businesses. Players travel from all corners of the country to play in the Cape League, spending the summer living with local families and working part time jobs during the day.

Stadium Journey visited all 10 Cape Cod League teams during the 2014 season, and we rank the various ballpark experiences here. Facilities are scored according to our FANFARE rating scale. Ties are broken by crowd ratings, and if still tied, internal discussions were held to break them. We now present to you Stadium Journey's 2014 ranking of the Cape Cod Baseball League's ballparks.

FEATURED STADIUM  Borussia Park

New Review: Borussia Mönchengladbach

3.0
N/A

Aug 26, 2014

Our latest from the Bundesliga as Regional Correspondent Sander Kolsloot travels to Borussia Park.

Baltimo' Money Mo' Money Mo Money

By Eric Taylor - Aug 25, 2014 9:37 PM EDT

According to Baltimore Business Journal the neutral site match-up between Ohio State and Navy, to be played at M&T Bank Stadium (home of the NFL Baltimore Ravens), has already sold 60,000 tickets.

That is good news for the CBS Sports Network -- who is televising the game -- and for the city of Baltimore who looks to this game as the major tourism attraction surrounding Labor Day weekend.

FEATURED STADIUM  Parkview Field

New Review: Ft Wayne TinCaps

4.7
4.7

Aug 25, 2014

Winner of our best minor league ballpark award fro 2011 and 2012, we present our updated review of beautiful Parkview Field. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

An Inside Look at....Tiger Stadium

By Harrison Huntley - Aug 25, 2014 2:54 PM EDT

Known around the SEC as "Death Valley", LSU's Tiger Stadium is renowned as one of the best stadiums not just in the SEC, but in all of college football. Boasting a capacity over 100,000, the stadium can be deafening on any given saturday. The average fan watching from the stands or their couch may not realize how much work goes into making the stadium perfect come game time. I recently got the opportunity to talk to Eric Fasbender, the Assistant Director of Facilities and Grounds at LSU and is a long-time member of the Sports Turf Managers Association. Eric was able to give me a great insight to just how much work goes into Tiger Stadium.

Grand Slam Answers

By Jon Hart - Aug 25, 2014 8:05 AM EDT

Jeff Menaker was a solid junior tennis player. Then he became a ultra-reliable U.S. Open ballperson. Now, he's the tennis coach at Lehman college. On the eve of the Open, Jeff took a few minutes to discuss his tennis adventures and some other stadium stuff.

FEATURED STADIUM  Sajik Stadium

New Review: Lotte Giants

4.4
4.3

Aug 25, 2014

The latest from the Korean Baseball Organization, as Regional Correspondent Kirsten Richards re-examines one of the best ballpark experiences in South Korea.

FEATURED STADIUM  PK Park

New Review: Eugene Emeralds

3.1
3.4

Aug 24, 2014

Despite their home obviously being designed for a different tenant, there is a lot to enjoy at a Eugene Emeralds game. Review by Special Correspondent Sean Rowland.

FEATURED STADIUM  Legion Stadium

New Review: Wilmington Hammerheads

3.0
N/A

Aug 24, 2014

Stadium Journey continues its look at USL Pro soccer with a trip to the Port City. Review by Special Correspondent Harrison Huntley.

FEATURED STADIUM  Cincinnati Reds Player Development Complex

New Review: AZL Reds

2.0
N/A

Aug 23, 2014

We have now reviewed all of the venues in the Arizona Summer League thanks to Southwest Correspondent Jason Bartel. Here is the final review of the Cincinnati Reds Player Development Complex

College Football Hall of Fame Opens in Atlanta

By Eric Taylor - Aug 23, 2014 11:54 AM EDT

The College Football Hall of Fame has escaped the shadows of Touchdown Jesus in South Bend, Indiana and relocated to the football-frenzied SEC market of Atlanta, Georgia.

FEATURED STADIUM  Centennial Field

New Review: Vermont Lake Monsters

3.6
3.8

Aug 23, 2014

The Lake Monsters have filled the void left behind by the University of Vermont. Read about the experience at Centennial Field, review by Michael Rusignuolo.

FEATURED STADIUM  Coors Field

New Review: Colorado Rockies

4.4
4.2

Aug 22, 2014

Coors Field continues to be one of the best experiences in MLB thanks to great sightlines and a few upgrades. Review by Scott Bultman.

The Sports Book Guy Speaks

By Jon Hart - Aug 22, 2014 8:22 AM EDT

Some fans collect baseball cards. Some seek out autographs. Lance Smith reads and reviews sports books. He is The Guy Who Reviews Sports Books. Indeed, Lance just might read and review more sports books than any man on the planet. He's that prolific. Recently, we took some time to hear Lance's tale and some of his thoughts about sports books - and hawking concessions in the stands.

FEATURED STADIUM  Städtisches Stadion an der Grünwalder Straße

New Review: TSV 1860 München

3.7
N/A

Aug 22, 2014

From the fourth tier of the German soccer pyramid, we present our review of the home of TSV 1860 München. Review by Special Correspondent Oliver Wenner.

FEATURED STADIUM  Kauffman Stadium

New Review: Kansas City Royals

4.0
3.7

Aug 21, 2014

It's been a great season for the Royals, and there may be no better time to go see one of MLB's most overlooked ballparks. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

First Annual Ballpark Chasers Meet Up

By Meg Minard - Aug 21, 2014 1:53 PM EDT

Have you ever joined a blog, a facebook group, an interactive website, etc. where all members have the same or similar interests? And members interact online, post photos, stories, and ask questions and receive answers? And you become internet friends. But, you never, ever get to meet these internet friends in person.

That has all changed for individuals and families whose quest is to visit all 30 MLB stadiums (and then some). Ballpark Chasers is a website where fans of baseball can post their own blog entries, visit others' blogs, read and post discussions and forums. The site also offers Chasers Guides which provide information on traveling to and visiting all 30 MLB parks and it offers a map to members where they can post the stadiums that they have visited.

On August 16, 2014, the first Ballpark Chasers members meet up occurred in Denver, CO at Coors Field.

FEATURED STADIUM  Cal Ripken World Series

New Review: Cal Ripken World Series

3.3
N/A

Aug 21, 2014

As we head through the Little League World Series, there is another World Series that youth baseball fans need to visit. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

Beisbol Heads North of the Border

By Lloyd Brown - Aug 21, 2014 12:04 AM EDT

This fall, two cities in the Southwestern U.S. will host teams from the Mexican Pacific Coast League for the annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta. Tucson and El Paso have taken part in this event for a number of years, with a great response from their large Hispanic populations. The format of the Fiesta varies from city to city, as some games feature the local minor league team versus a Mexican opponent, while others pair two Mexican teams against each other. The El Paso games will be held September 28-29, and the Tucson Fiesta will run October 2-5.

FEATURED STADIUM  M&T Bank Stadium

New Review: Baltimore Ravens

4.7
4.1

Aug 20, 2014

M&T Bank Stadium has long been one of Stadium Journey's favorite NFL venues, and that still holds true. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

FEATURED STADIUM  Simmons Field

New Review: Kenosha Kingfish

3.9
N/A

Aug 20, 2014

It was a great inaugural season for the Kingfish of the Northwoods League at historic Simmons Field. Review by Regional Correspondent Marc Viquez.

FEATURED STADIUM  Citizens Bank Park

New Review: Philadelphia Phillies

4.6
3.4

Aug 19, 2014

Baseball goes back a long way in the City of Brotherly Love. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

FEATURED STADIUM  Etihad Stadium

New Review: Carlton Blues

3.1
N/A

Aug 19, 2014

Our 7th review from the Australian Football League (AFL). Review by Australia Regional Correspondent Lloyd Rothwell.

First Retired Rockies Jersey at Coors Field

By Meg Minard - Aug 18, 2014 10:52 PM EDT

A little less than a year ago, I wrote about Todd Helton's last game at Coors Field before he retired.

Less than a year after that last game at Coors Field, the Rockies organization retired his jersey number 17 at the ballpark on August 17, 2014. It's fitting that it would be on the 17th. It is the first ever jersey number to be retired (outside of #42 Jackie Robinson) by the Colorado Rockies.

FEATURED STADIUM  NewBridge Bank Park

New Review: Greensboro Grasshoppers

3.7
3.6

Aug 18, 2014

Baseball in the North Carolina town of Greensboro goes back quite the distance. Baseball at NewBridge Bank Park goes back just ten years. Review by Carolinas Regional Correspondent Brian Wilmer.

FEATURED STADIUM  Melbourne Cricket Ground

New Review: Richmond Tigers

4.0
N/A

Aug 18, 2014

For more than 150 years, Melbourne Cricket Ground has been the centre of Australian sport. Today it is home of several teams, including the AFL's Richmond Tigers. Review by Australia Regional Correspondent Lloyd Rothwell.

FEATURED STADIUM  Chukchansi Park

New Review: Fresno Grizzlies

2.0
2.4

Aug 17, 2014

Once again the experience at Chukchansi Park is lacking. Andy Mantsch reviews the experience at a Fresno Grizzlies game.

FEATURED STADIUM  Kentucky Speedway

New Review: Kentucky Speedway

3.6
2.8

Aug 17, 2014

Things seem to continue to improve when it comes to the fan experience at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. Review by Regional Correspondent Brandon Gee.

FEATURED STADIUM  Tampa Bay Times Forum

New Review: Tampa Bay Storm

4.3
3.3

Aug 16, 2014

One of the best arena experiences in the Arena Football League. Review by Special Correspondent Dave Cottenie. Follow all of Dave's sporting adventures on Twitter @profan9.

FEATURED STADIUM  Dick's Sporting Goods Park

New Review: Colorado Rapids

3.6
3.4

Aug 16, 2014

Dick's Sporting Goods Park is the largest professional stadium and field complex in the world. Read about the experience at a Rapids game through the eyes of Special Correspondent Meg Minard.

FEATURED STADIUM  Peoria Sports Complex

New Review: AZL Mariners

2.9
N/A

Aug 15, 2014

Do you like a bustling neighborhood with your AZL action? Check out Peoria Sports Complex, home of the AZL Mariners.

Nashville Readies for New Ballpark

By Tyler Stern - Aug 15, 2014 2:11 PM EDT

The Nashville Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, officially named their new ballpark. First Tennessee Park broke ground on January 27, 2014.

FEATURED STADIUM  Camelback Ranch

New Review: AZL Dodgers

3.0
N/A

Aug 15, 2014

The AZL Dodgers play on the most picturesque side field of any of the AZL teams. Read about the experience through the eyes of Stadium Journey Correspondent Jason Bartel.

Ranking the Venues of the Arena Football League

By Paul Swaney - Aug 14, 2014 8:29 PM EDT

From March until August each year, the Arena Football League helps to fill the void that fans have for grid iron action in the United States. The Arena Football League has found their niche in the sporting landscape, and puts the fan experience at the front of its agenda. If you have never seen an Arena Football League game in person, you should make an effort to get out to a game in 2015. Our ranking list uses our reviews of our writing team, with the ratings of readers and members as our primary tiebreaker. To see the full review for each arena, just click on the arena name. Without further ado, our rankings of the overall fan experience for te Arena Football League...

FEATURED STADIUM  Comerica Park

New Review: Detroit Tigers

3.7
3.9

Aug 14, 2014

The Tigers have been perhaps the most consistent franchise over the past four seasons. Special Correspondent Derek Bober gives us an update on the current ballpark experience at Comerica Park.

All Shook Up!

By Jon Hart - Aug 14, 2014 12:51 PM EDT

Hall of Fame Hawker Marc Rosenberg works the Camden Yards faithful into a frenzy every night.

Marc Rosenberg was just a regular guy a la Peter Parker, then a friend asked him to vend lemonade at Camden Yards. Soon after Marc picked up his lemonade rack, he started to shake like a fiend and talk kind of funny. Sales skyrocketed, and he became the man known as SHAKY!

These days, Marc is still hawking at all kinds of events in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area, but he's also performing at weddings, Bar Mitzvahs and corporate parties. Marc also does motivational speaking and auctioneering. Fortunately, the Orioles were rained out, so Marc, er, Shaky could spend a few minutes talking with us.

FEATURED STADIUM  Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

New Review: Dunedin Blue Jays

2.9
3.7

Aug 14, 2014

From the Florida State League, our updated take on the longtime affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin. Review by Special Correspondent Andrew Kulyk.

Jobing.com Arena Gets a New Name and a New Team

By Jason Bartel - Aug 13, 2014 7:40 PM EDT

Glendale's Jobing.com Arena is getting a new name....and a new team. All in one day.

FEATURED STADIUM  Vineyard Baseball Park

New Review: Martha's Vineyard Sharks

2.4
N/A

Aug 13, 2014

More from the Futures Baseball League. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

The Ballpark as Art

By Lloyd Brown - Aug 13, 2014 1:50 PM EDT

As a visitor to Stadium Journey, chances are you are on a quest to visit all 30 MLB stadiums or perhaps explore a new or historic park that has piqued your interest. If you are like most sports fans, you'll likely save your ticket or other stadium-related memorabilia as a souvenir of your visit. But perhaps you've been looking for something a bit more unique.

FEATURED STADIUM  Doubleday Field

New Review: Doubleday Field

3.9
N/A

Aug 13, 2014

Cooperstown is the home of baseball as we've come to know and love it. Special Correspondent Lloyd Brown takes readers on a visit to the former home of the Hall of Fame Game.

FEATURED STADIUM  Cubs Park

New Review: AZL Cubs

2.1
N/A

Aug 12, 2014

Cubs Park is the newest venue on the AZL circuit. Read about the experience during an AZL Cubs game.

Final Thoughts on Capital City Stadium

By Marc Viquez - Aug 12, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

Within a matter of a few months Capital City Stadium will cease to exist. Its existence will be erased by bulldozers, trucks and other forms of machinery that raze stadiums. The historic site has been home to three separate stadiums since Barney Dreyfus first constructed his wooden facility in 1927. The current design was erected in time for the 1991 season and housed the Columbia Mets, Capital City Bombers and Columbia Blowfish.

FEATURED STADIUM  Spitz Stadium

New Review: Lethbridge Bulls

3.4
N/A

Aug 12, 2014

What do you know about the Western Major Baseball League? Jim Flannery reviews the home of the Lethbridge Bulls, Spitz Stadium.

Introducing Fanapedia: The Encyclopedia of Fans!

By Jon Hart - Aug 11, 2014 9:51 AM EDT

What type of fan are you? Read on and find out. There will not be a quiz!

FEATURED STADIUM  Nationals Park

New Review: Washington Nationals

3.7
3.2

Aug 11, 2014

Nationals Park is one of the highlights of our nation's capital. Special Correspondent Sean Rowland has the details on Stadium Journey's return trip.

FEATURED STADIUM  Modern Woodmen Park

New Review: Quad Cities River Bandits

4.3
4.4

Aug 10, 2014

Davenport, Iowa already boasted of one of the best backdrops in baseball, but now they have added a Ferris Wheel to create almost a carnival-like feel. Review by Great Plains Regional Correspondent James Hilchen.

MLS Should Adopt World Football Calendar

By Christopher Green - Aug 10, 2014 1:19 PM EDT

It is no secret that soccer, or football to proper fans outside of America, is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. No longer just that sport you pick your kids up from playing after school, the world's biggest game has become part of America's sporting culture.

FEATURED STADIUM  The Pavilion

New Review: Philadelphia Freedoms

3.4
N/A

Aug 10, 2014

Stadium Journey takes their serve into the world of World Team Tennis. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

Baltimore Orioles Celebrate Their 60th Anniversary

By Richard Smith - Aug 09, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

On Friday, August 8th, the Baltimore Orioles held an amazing post-game ceremony to celebrate the 60 years the team has been in "Charm City". The multimedia extravaganza featured fireworks, lasers, the iconic B&O Warehouse being used as a giant projection screen and numerous historical pictures and videos displayed on the stadium's HD screen.

FEATURED STADIUM  Armin Wolf Arena

New Review: Regensburg Legionäre

3.9
N/A

Aug 09, 2014

Without a doubt the best baseball team in Germany, Regensburg Legionäre also may offer the most authentic ballpark experience in the German Baseball Bundesliga. Review by Special Correspondent David Burns.

FEATURED STADIUM  Robbie Mills Field

New Review: Laconia Muskrats

2.3
N/A

Aug 09, 2014

Our latest from the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

FEATURED STADIUM  Hunter Stadium

New Review: Newcastle Knights

3.3
N/A

Aug 08, 2014

Our latest from the National Rugby League (NRL) of Australia. Review by Regional Correspondent Lloyd Rothwell.

Baltimore Ravens Open Season at Renovated M&T Bank Stadium

By Richard Smith - Aug 08, 2014 1:13 PM EDT

The Baltimore Ravens opened their 2014 Preseason slate at home on Thursday, August 7th. The opponent was a common one for Baltimore as it was a Super Bowl XLVII rematch with the San Francisco 49ers. This third "Harbaugh-Bowl" was another victory for older brother John's Ravens over Jim's San Francisco team, 23-3. But the game itself was not the only show that night, as M&T Bank Stadium has a new look and feel.

FEATURED STADIUM  Jamsil Baseball Stadium

New Review: Doosan Bears

4.3
4.0

Aug 08, 2014

One of the best ballpark experiences in the KBO. Review by South Korea Regional Correspondent Kirsten Richards.

Coastal Carolina Baseball Nears a Return Home

By Brian Wilmer - Aug 07, 2014 7:05 PM EDT

It may have taken a little longer than anticipated, but, barring any setbacks, Coastal Carolina University's baseball team will be able to return home in 2015.

FEATURED STADIUM  Smoothie King Center

New Review: New Orleans Voodoo

3.6
2.9

Aug 07, 2014

Regional Correspondent Paul Donaldson takes us to the Graveyard in New Orleans for an updated review of the AFL's New Orleans Voodoo experience in the Smoothie King Center.

Indians Announce Upgrades to Progressive Field

By Paul Swaney - Aug 07, 2014 11:21 AM EDT

The Cleveland Indians held a press conference this morning to share their plans for some significant upgrades to Progressive Field. The upgrades are an extensive "reimagining" of Progressive Field.

The upgrades include a New Gate C (center field) which will offer views of the Cleveland city skyline. There will also be a new two-story bar area in right field, replacing the Batter's Eye Bar that will be eliminated with the creation of the opening of the center field area.

FEATURED STADIUM  Joe Cannon Stadium

New Review: Baltimore Dodgers

1.4
N/A

Aug 07, 2014

The first-year entry in the Ripken League is experiencing some growing pains. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

FEATURED STADIUM  Whitehouse Field

New Review: Harwich Mariners

2.9
N/A

Aug 06, 2014

We now have a review of every ballpark in the Cape Cod League. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

WAKE UP! Solving Baseball's Sleeping Problem

By Jon Hart - Aug 06, 2014 3:11 PM EDT

Even if you don't follow baseball, you've probably heard of Baseball's Sleeper, the guy that was caught asleep on camera during a relatively meaningless Yankees-Red Sox Sunday night game. The commentators playfully made fun of him - and Baseball's Sleeper hit them (and just about everyone else he could think of) with a huge lawsuit. Perhaps that's what he was dreaming about during his snooze.

NLL's Wings Could be Moving to Connecticut

By Jim Flannery - Aug 06, 2014 7:59 AM EDT

According to a report on the website In Lacrosse We Trust, the National Lacrosse League's Wings franchise could be moving to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.

The Philadelphia Wings were the only team in the NLL's 27-year history to still be playing in their original home (the Colorado Mammoth are the only other original franchise and began their history as the Baltimore Thunder). This move, announced on the Wings website on July 11, will signal the end of an era.

FEATURED STADIUM  Red Wilson Field

New Review: Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox

3.4
N/A

Aug 06, 2014

Yarmouth-Dennis’ central location on the Cape makes it a popular home base for many ballpark aficionados visiting the area to see the Cape Cod League. If you are feeling adventurous, you can always sample a donut burger to complete your ballpark experience. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

FEATURED STADIUM  Smokies Park

New Review: Tennessee Smokies

4.3
3.8

Aug 05, 2014

A scenic location and some of the friendliest staff in baseball makes a trip to see the Smokies a no-brainer. Review by Regional Correspondent Justin Sutton.

FEATURED STADIUM  Holman Stadium

New Review: Nashua Silver Knights

3.3
N/A

Aug 05, 2014

Once home to the likes of Roy Campanella and Don Newcombe, Nashua's Holman Stadium has found new use in the Futures League. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

Record Crowd Attends Super Rugby Grand Final

By Lloyd Rothwell - Aug 04, 2014 9:10 PM EDT

A record crowd of 61,823 was on hand at ANZ Stadium to see the NSW Waratahs defeat the Canterbury Crusaders in a nail-biting Super Rugby Grand Final on Saturday night.

The crowd was the largest ever to attend a Super Rugby match, with the previous record being 55,000 for a Northern Bulls game at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, South Africa during the 2009 season.

FEATURED STADIUM  Prince George's Stadium

New Review: Bowie Baysox

3.0
3.2

Aug 04, 2014

Maryland is devoted to their Orioles. This is also on display with their minor league affiliates. Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent takes us back to the home of their double-A affiliate in Bowie.

A Lot to See in an Overnight Stay in Jamestown

By Marc Viquez - Aug 04, 2014 6:55 AM EDT

A trip through the southern tier of New York is a picturesque drive, starting from the southwestern tip near Lake Erie, the area is filled with lakes, forests, and rolling hills. The small village of Jamestown, on the eastern portion of Chautauqua Lake, is known as the home to the New York-Penn League (Single A) Jamestown Jammers. It is a destination for many ballpark travelers, but there is more than just baseball in this town.

FEATURED STADIUM  George F. Bachman Sports Complex

New Review: Youse's Orioles

2.4
N/A

Aug 04, 2014

Everyone knows the Baltimore Orioles, but there's another group of Orioles in the Mid-Atlantic region. Review by Mid-Atlantic Regional Correspondent Richard Smith.

FEATURED STADIUM  Sports Authority Field at Mile High

New Review: Denver Outlaws

2.6
2.9

Aug 03, 2014

A few things have changed since our last visit to Sports Authority Field at Mile High for a Denver Outlaws game. Meg Minard explains...

FEATURED STADIUM  Camelback Ranch

New Review: AZL White Sox

2.1
N/A

Aug 03, 2014

Read out about the unique experience at Camelback Ranch. Review by Southwest Regional Correspondent Jason Bartel.

FEATURED STADIUM  Frontier Field

New Review: Rochester Red Wings

4.7
3.9

Aug 02, 2014

After 100 years of baseball, you would think they would have it down in Rochester. Well, they do. Review by Special Correspondent Michael Rusignuolo.

FEATURED STADIUM  Campbell's Field

New Review: Camden Riversharks

3.0
3.7

Aug 02, 2014

One of the best views in professional baseball. Review by Regional Correspondent Marc Viquez.

FEATURED STADIUM  Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

New Review: New Hampshire Fisher Cats

3.1
2.3

Aug 01, 2014

A mouthful of a stadium name, but fans in New Hampshire have a nice ballpark to smile about. Review by Special Correspondent Michael Rusignuolo.

FEATURED STADIUM  Surprise Stadium

New Review: AZL Rangers

1.4
N/A

Aug 01, 2014

The AZL Rangers are one of the few teams from the Arizona Summer League that play in the team's Spring Training facility. Southwest Correspondent Jason Bartel comments on this in his review of Surprise Stadium.

Arizona State Bans Kegs, Beer Bongs from Pregame Tailgates

By Jason Bartel - Jul 31, 2014 8:12 PM EDT

In a move that was not exactly well received by the student body, Arizona State announced that it will be banning kegs and beer bongs from pregame tailgates for Sun Devil football games.

FEATURED STADIUM  Peoria Sports Complex

New Review: AZL Padres

3.1
N/A

Jul 31, 2014

Southwest Regional Correspondent Jason Bartel continues his coverage of the Arizona Summer League with this review of the home of the AZL Padres.

MAJOR BALLS! Interview with Ballhawk All-Star Alan Schuster

By Jon Hart - Jul 31, 2014 3:26 PM EDT

Alan Schuster is a ballhawk fanatic. When he's not out collecting balls at the ballpark, Schuster is working on his website, myGameballs.com, which is dedicated to fellow ballhawks. A few weeks ago, Schuster put together BallhawkFest, a ballhawk convention. We sat down with Schuster to hear more about his fascinating and growing pastime.

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