Epic Baseball Bucket List: The Most Beloved Stadium in Every State

Whether for their romantic history or modern conveniences, these ballparks have captured their states’ hearts.
Updated April 16, 2023
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Many baseball fans want to visit every major league ballpark in the country. Given the chance, some would even retire early to do it.

That’s a noble goal, but what about going a step further and visiting the most beloved baseball park in every state?

This list is a good place to start if you decide to take on that quest.

Alabama: Rickwood Field

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No ballpark pilgrimage is complete without a visit to Rickwood Field, the nation’s oldest active professional ballpark.

Rickwood Field, built in 1910, hosted the minor league Birmingham Barons for most of the 20th century. The Barons, who play their home games at nearby Regions Field today, return to Rickwood each year for the Rickwood Classic.

The Barons first played on a Birmingham diamond in the late 1800s and are the current Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.

Alaska: Mulcahy Stadium

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The Anchorage Bucs and Anchorage Glacier Pilots, both collegiate summer league teams, call the 3,500-capacity Mulcahy Stadium home. It has been in operation since 1964.

Arizona: Chase Field

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You can find the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix. The stadium opened in 1998 when the Diamondbacks started as an expansion team for Major League Baseball (MLB).

The first major league stadium on our list, Chase Field includes a retractable roof and a swimming pool.

Arkansas: Dickey-Stephens Park

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Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock is home to the Arkansas Travelers, a Double-A team affiliated with the Los Angeles Angels.

The area also includes a baseball-themed splash pad for kids to enjoy on hot days.

California: Dodger Stadium

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It can be hard to find the most beloved baseball stadium in a state with five major-league teams, but there’s nothing quite like Dodger Stadium.

The stadium was opened in 1962, only a few years after the Dodgers moved to town from Brooklyn.

Colorado: Coors Field

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Coors Field is home to the Colorado Rockies, an expansion team added to the MLB in 1993.

It is the highest park in major league baseball, at almost a mile above sea level. Its altitude and massive outfield dimensions are particularly favorable to offensive baseball.

Connecticut: Dunkin’ Park

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Dunkin’ Park is home to the Hartford Yard Goats, a Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

The stadium had a name change this year to reflect the Dunkin’ Donuts brand dropping “donuts” from its name.

Delaware: Daniel S. Frawley Stadium

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Daniel S. Frawley Stadium, home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks, sits along the Christina River in Wilmington.

The Blue Rocks, a High-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, plays 70 home games each year at Frawley Stadium.

Florida: loanDepot Park

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It may not be as old as Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay, but loanDepot Park in Miami has become a destination for baseball fans.

Catch a Miami Marlins game and check out the retractable roof and whimsical sculpture in centerfield that puts on a water-and-light show for Marlins home runs.

Georgia: Truist Park

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Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, seats 41,000. The stadium puts an emphasis on sight lines, so there’s not a bad seat in the house. Fans get a classic baseball feel when they’re at a Braves game.

Hawaii: Les Murakami Stadium

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Les Murakami Stadium in Honolulu is the perfect place to catch a college baseball game. The stadium is home to the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Rainbow Warriors baseball team.

Idaho: Memorial Stadium

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Boise’s Memorial Stadium is home to the Boise Hawks, which are part of the independent Pioneer League.

Illinois: Wrigley Field

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There’s no stadium quite like Wrigley Field, nestled in the heart of a Chicago neighborhood and home to the Chicago Cubs.

The stadium, which opened in 1914, is the second oldest stadium in the MLB behind Fenway Park.

Indiana: Victory Field

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Sports fans may know Indianapolis best for its speedway, but the city also has a great ballpark. Victory Field is home to the Indianapolis Indians, a Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Iowa: Principal Park

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Principal Park in Des Moines is home to the Iowa Cubs, a Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

The park sits at the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers, giving fans great views in the summer.

Kansas: Legends Field

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Kansas City, Kansas, is host to the Kansas City Monarchs of the independent American Association of Professional Baseball.

The area is also home to Children’s Mercy Park, a dedicated soccer field for Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.

Kentucky: Wild Health Field

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Wild Health Field in Lexington is home to the Lexington Counter Clocks of the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

The team’s name, which went into effect this year, refers to Kentucky’s horse racing history — more specifically, the counter-clockwise route of horses on a track.

Louisiana: Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field

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Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field has been home to the LSU Tigers since 2009. The original Alex Box Stadium was dismantled following the 2008 postseason.

The 10,000-capacity stadium is named after Simeon Alex Box, an LSU alumnus and baseball player who lost his life in World War II. The field itself is named for Skip Bertman, a former LSU baseball coach and athletic director.

Maine: Hadlock Field

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Get some lobster rolls and head to Hadlock Field in Portland, Maine, to see the Portland Sea Dogs play.

The Sea Dogs are a Double-A affiliate of another New England-based baseball team, the Boston Red Sox.

Maryland: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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The retro-style Oriole Park at Camden Yards opened in 1992 as the home of the Baltimore Orioles.

The major league ballpark borders Eutaw Street, a festive area on game days that includes brass markers where baseballs have hit the street after clearing the right field wall.

Massachusetts: Fenway Park

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Boston Red Sox fans love Fenway Park, which has been the team’s home since it opened in 1912. The stadium is known for its old-school feel and the towering Green Monster in left field.

Michigan: Comerica Park

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Comerica Park replaced the legendary Tiger Stadium in 2000 as the home of the Detroit Tigers. The stadium includes a Ferris wheel on the third base side and a fountain in centerfield.

Minnesota: Target Field

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Minnesotans love their baseball, and Target Field is where they flock to watch the Minnesota Twins.

The Twins, named after the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, play in an open-air stadium, so make sure you pack a parka for a fall night game.

Mississippi: Trustmark Park

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The Mississippi Braves, the Double-A affiliate for the Atlanta Braves, call Trustmark Park home. In left field, there’s a 1,902-square-foot video board, the largest in the Southern League.

Missouri: Busch Stadium

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St. Louisans are known for their avid support of the Cardinals, who play in Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis.

The stadium gives fans a great view of the Gateway Arch, only a few blocks away along the Mississippi River.

Montana: Dehler Park

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Check out Dehler Park in Billings, Montana, to see a game with the hometown Billings Mustangs, another Pioneer League team. The stadium’s geometric outfield and trees beyond it make for a striking view.

Nebraska: Charles Schwab Field Omaha

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College baseball fans should recognize Charles Schwab Field Omaha, which hosts the College World Series each year. The park is also home to the Creighton University Bluejays.

Nevada: Las Vegas Ballpark

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Need a break from the Strip? Then head out to Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Las Vegas Aviators. The Aviators are a Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

If you have a little extra cash from your winnings at the poker table, spring for access to the pool in the right-center field.

New Hampshire: Delta Dental Stadium

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Check out the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, a Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, at Delta Dental Stadium.

The Manchester stadium is perched on the banks of the Merrimack River and is overlooked by the nearby Hilton Garden Inn.

New Jersey: TD Bank Ballpark

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You don’t have to go far to see up-and-coming stars for the New York Yankees. Watch its Double-A affiliate Somerset Patriots play in nearby New Jersey at TD Bank Ballpark.

As of 2022, New Jersey’s cost of living was 12% higher than the national average. New Jersey baseball fans may want to pick up a nice side gig to fund their ballpark pilgrimage.

New Mexico: Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park

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Get some tickets to see the Albuquerque Isotopes at the Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park. The Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

The park includes a grassy area past the outfield walls for people to bring blankets and sit to enjoy the game.

New York: Yankee Stadium

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Was there any doubt about the most popular baseball stadium in New York? The Yankees have been playing in this Bronx home since 2009. On a tour of the stadium, be sure to see Monument Park, which honors Yankee greats.

North Carolina: Truist Field

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Head to Charlotte and grab some tickets for a game with the Charlotte Knights at Truist Field. The Knights are a Triple-A team affiliated with the Chicago White Sox.

North Dakota: Newman Outdoor Field

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Check out the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo, North Dakota. The Redhawks play in the American Association of Professional Baseball. The stadium also hosts games for the North Dakota State University baseball team.

Ohio: Progressive Field

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Progressive Field, which opened in 1994, is the current home of the MLB’s Cleveland Guardians.

The city plans to start renovations on the stadium after the Guardians’ 2023 season, including maintenance and repair for the building.

Oklahoma: ONEOK Field

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Since opening in 2010, the ONEOK Field has been home to the Tulsa Drillers, a Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The stadium also hosts college baseball and FC Tusla soccer.

Oregon: PK Park

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PK Park in Eugene, Oregon, serves as the home of the Oregon Ducks of the University of Oregon.

The stadium is named after Pat Kilkenny, or PK, who served as an athletic director at the school and helped fund construction.

Pennsylvania: Citizens Bank Park

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Citizens Bank Park opened in 2004 and has a capacity of more than 42,000 seats. Its resident Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series here in 2008.

Rhode Island: Cardines Field

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Cardines Field may not be as big or glamorous as other fields on this list, but it makes up for it as a gorgeous and historic field.

The stadium was built in 1908 and serves as the home of the Newport Gulls, a member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

South Carolina: Fluor Field at the West End

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The Greenville Drive call the beautiful Fluor Field at the West End their home. The stadium for this Boston Red Sox High-A affiliate includes some nods to Fenway Park, with similar dimensions and their own Green Monster in the outfield.

South Dakota: Sioux Falls Stadium

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Sioux Falls Stadium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is nicknamed The Birdcage. The nickname is a nod to the American Association’s Sioux Falls Canaries who call the stadium home.

Tennessee: First Horizon Park

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Head into Nashville to catch a game by the Nashville Sounds, the Milwaukee Brewers’ Triple-A affiliate. The team plays at First Horizon Park, which also hosts concerts and soccer matches.

Texas: Globe Life Field

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Globe Life Field in Arlington is the new home of the Texas Rangers, who have played at the stadium since it opened in 2020.

The stadium also served as the home of the 2020 World Series due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Utah: Smith’s Ballpark

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Take a trip to Salt Lake City and visit the 15,000-plus-seat Smith’s Ballpark. It’s the home of the Salt Lake Bees, who serve as a Triple-A affiliate for the Los Angeles Angels.

Vermont: Centennial Field

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Watch out for the summer collegiate Vermont Lake Monsters at Centennial Field on the University of Vermont campus in Burlington. 

The stadium used to host the university’s baseball team before the program was disbanded in 2009. Baseball has been played at this site since 1906, with the main grandstand erected in 1922.

Virginia: Harbor Park

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Situated on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Harbor Park is home to the Norfolk Tides minor-league baseball team. The team is a Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.

Washington: T-Mobile Park

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Head out west to Seattle to watch the Mariners play at T-Mobile Park. The park, which opened in 1999, includes a retractable roof to keep games going even in the notoriously rainy weather of Seattle.

West Virginia: GoMart Ballpark

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GoMart Ballpark is home to the Charleston Dirty Birds of the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The stadium also hosts the baseball programs of local universities.

Wisconsin: American Family Field

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Drink up and head to American Family Field, home of the MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers. The stadium, which opened in 2001, has a unique retractable roof that can be closed during inclement weather. 

It also has a massive slide in centerfield that the Brewers’ Mascot, Bernie Brewer, descends after home team home runs.

Wyoming: Mike Lansing Field

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Mike Lansing Field in Casper, Wyoming, was named for former major leaguer Mike Lansing, who is a native of the state.

It was home to the minor league Casper Horseheads, who ceased operations at the end of 2022. In 2023, it will host the Casper Spuds, a summer collegiate team.

Bottom line

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The United States is full of awe-inspiring ballparks, from historic diamonds to modern behemoths. A trip to any number of these is worth the effort.

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