New on the site

Read our announcement of our Ballpark of the Year winner ... Our in-depth review of Biloxi's brand-new MGM Park, a ballpark 10 years in the making, has now been posted. Delayed by Katrina and by the Gulf oil spill, learn the inspiring story of its arrival ... Meet Brian Moore, who just attended a game in his 500th different ballpark.

Ballpark of the Year

Of the new or renovated parks in 2015, Monongalia County Ballpark carried the lowest price tag ... but that didn't stop it from being named our 16th Annual Ballpark of the Year! Read the press release that made the announcement, and then check out our extensive review of the park and look at photos from the award-presentation ceremony. (Photo to the left by Dale Sparks)

Joe on
the go

I attended games in Lynchburg and Danville on the 21st; Princeton and Pulaski on the 23rd; Salem on the 24th and Norfolk on the 25th.Then I went to Granville WV on the 26th to present our Ballpark of the Year award ... Follow me on Twitter to *see* the parks I visit ... The parks where I've seen games in 2015 are listed here. I'm up to 42.

MGM Park

Our in-depth review of Biloxi's brand-new MGM Park, home of the Southern League's Biloxi Shuckers, is ready for you to examine. From the devastation of Katrina and the Gulf oil spill to the never-say-quit resolve of Biloxi, we tell you the fascinating story of this ballpark.

Big League ballpark notes

Following fantastic upgrades last offseason, the Indians announced additional renovations for Progressive Field for this coming winter ... A lawsuit was filed in Federal Court in CA, asking that MLB require its clubs to provide protective netting all the way down the foul lines in their parks ... It's a go. The Governor of Florida has signed a bill that paves the way for the Astros and Nationals to build a new spring training complex in West Palm Beach. It should open in 2017 ... The site of Tiger Stadium's playing field is the source of controversy, over whether to keep natural grass or change to artificial turf ... The Guardian published a nostalgic piece about Labatt Park, the stadium that was designed to be the new home of the Expos in downtown Montreal. It's a shame it was never built.


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Find all the parks on this sturdy, laminated map, updated for 2015. Only $9.95.
2015 map cover

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