One of the big trends in minor league baseball this year is changing the name of a team to a local food item. We’ve enjoyed the lobster rolls, the pizza rats, the steamed cheeseburgers and many more. The latest team to throw their hat in the ring were the Pawtucket Red Sox. On August 16 the Pawsox changed their name to the Pawtucket Hot Wieners.
The Futures League has placed teams in several abandoned minor league ballparks in New England and has enjoyed success with this business model. The Bravehearts have quickly established themselves as one of the premier teams in this fledgling circuit. Fitton Field was known as a solid, if unspectacular venue while hosting professional baseball, and holds up as one of the better venues in summer collegiate baseball.
TPC River Highlands is a beautiful course and a perfect setting to host a tournament like the Travelers Championship. This tournament is awesome and if you happen to be a golf fan in New England or outside of it, this is a must-see event. You’ll get great food, great golf, and an awesome atmosphere.
South Carolina is a place you should stop if you’re looking for beautiful scenery while taking in a minor league baseball game.
From Sacramento down to San Jose these are the rankings of the Minor League Ballparks in the state of California.