Back to baseball's heyday
The experience of attending a minor league baseball game can be very different from going to a major league ballpark. The stadiums are more compact and the teams' rosters change frequently. On the other hand, the proximity to the field, the laid-back atmosphere and the (usually) cheaper concessions may evoke a simpler time when baseball was the undisputed king of American spectator sports.
Some minor league stadiums are set in unlikely places. They are sandwiched in the middle of small-city downtown districts, perched right on the waterfront, or placed in the middle of forests, on hills, or next to mountains. Modest grandstands often mean the surroundings are part of the show. Here are 10 minor league baseball parks with attractive surroundings that add to their character.