Active Ballparks by League

Going to different baseball stadiums is my favorite thing to do in life.  My unattainable goal in life is to visit every standing baseball stadium where professional baseball has ever been played, yes, even Japan, Austalia, or anywhere else in the world.

I don’t only enjoy going to active stadiums, vacant (“dead”) ballparks are actually my favorite to check out. I’ve driven far of the beaten path to visit a few old slabs of concrete that hasn’t hosted professional baseball in decades. There are, likely, and immeasurable number of these stadiums in the world, a never-ending goal. A more tangible mini-goal would be visit all the active ballparks under the MiLB umbrella.

One of the things that makes this goal challenging is that new ballparks open every year. And for each ballpark that opens, another one closes, becoming another dead ballpark. So a new field opening not only means there’s another one I’ve yet to visit, it also means one falls of this list of active ones I have visited. Hello, Biloxi and Hillsboro. Good bye, Huntsville and Yakima.

I didn’t include the rookie-level Gulf Coast and Arizona Leagues or the Arizona Fall League, because those just get complicated.

American League (5/15)

  1. Boston Red Sox – Fenway Park
  2. Chicago White Sox – US Cellular Field
  3. Kansas City Royals – Kauffman Stadium
  4. Tampa Bay Rays – Tropicana Field
  5. Texas Rangers – Globe Life Park

National League (5/15)

  1. Chicago Cubs – Wrigley Field
  2. Cincinnati Reds – Great American Ballpark
  3. Colorado Rockies – Coors Field
  4. New York Mets – Citi Field
  5. St. Louis Cardinals – Busch Stadium

International League (3/14)

  1. Gwinnett Braves – Coolray Field
  2. Indianapolis Indians – Victory Field
  3. Louisville Bats – Louisville Slugger Field

Pacific Coast League (5/16)

  1. Colorado Springs Sky Sox – Security Service Field
  2. Iowa Cubs – Principal Park
  3. Memphis Red Birds – AutoZone Park
  4. New Orleans Zephyrs – Zephyr Field
  5. Oklahoma City Dodgers – Chicksaw Bricktown Ballpark

Eastern League (0/12)

  • None

Southern League (7/10)

  1. Birmingham Barons – Regions Field
  2. Chattanooga Lookouts – AT&T Field
  3. Jackson Generals – Pringles Parks
  4. Mississippi Braves – Trustmark Park
  5. Mobile BayBears – Hank Aaron Stadium
  6. Montgomery Biscuits – Riverwalk Stadium
  7. Pensacola Blue Wahoos – Blue Wahoos Stadium

Texas League (3/8)

  1. Frisco RoughRiders – Dr. Pepper Ballpark
  2. Northwest Arkansas Naturals – Arvest Ballpark
  3. Springfield Cardinals – Hammons Field

California League (0/10)

  • None

Carolina League (1/8)

  1. Myrtle Beach Pelicans – Pelicans Ballpark

Florida State League (9/12)

  1. Bradenton Marauders – McKechnie Field
  2. Brevard County Manatees – Space Coast Field
  3. Charlotte Stone Crabs – Charlotte Sports Park
  4. Clearwater Threshers – Bright House Field
  5. Dunedin Blue Jays – Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
  6. Fort Myers Miracle – Hammond Stadium
  7. Lakeland Flying Tigers – Joker Merchant Stadium
  8. St. Lucie Mets – Tradition Field
  9. Tampa Yankees – Steinbrenner Field

Midwest League (3/16)

  1. Cedar Rapids Kernals – Veterans War Memorial Field
  2. Clinton Lumberkings – Ashford University Field
  3. Quad City RiverBandits – Modern Woodman Park

South Atlantic League (11/14)

  1. Asheville Tourists – McCormick Field
  2. Augusta GreenJackets – Lake Olmstead Stadium
  3. Charleston RiverDogs – Joseph P. Riley Jr Park
  4. Delmarva Shorebirds – Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
  5. Greenville Drive – Fluor Field
  6. Hickory Crawdads – L.P.Frans Stadium
  7. Kannapolis Intimidators – CMC-Northeast Stadium
  8. Lakewood BlueClaws – FirstEnergy Park
  9. Lexington Legends – Whitaker Bank Ballpark
  10. Rome Braves – State Mutual Stadium
  11. West Virigina Power – Appalachian Power Park

New York-Penn League (1/14)

  1. Staten Island Yankees -Richmond County Bank Ballpark

Northwest League (2/8)

  1. Spokane Indians – Avista Stadium
  2. Tri-City Dust Devils – Gesa Stadium

Appalachian League (0/10)

  • None

Pioneer League (0/8)

  • None

Affiliated (55/190)

American Association (4/12)

  1. Kansas City T-Bones – CommunityAmerica Ballpark
  2. Salina Stockade – Dean Evans Stadium
  3. Texas Airhogs – QuikTrip Park
  4. Wichita Wingnuts – Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

Atlantic League (0/8)

  • None

CanAm League (0/6)

  • None

Frontier League (5/12)

  1. Florence Freedom – UC Health Stadium
  2. Joliet Slammers  – Silver Cross Field
  3. Normal CornBelters – The Corn Crib
  4. Southen Illinois Miners – RentOne Park
  5. Windy City Thunderbolts – Standard Bank Stadium

Pacific Association (0/4)

  • None

Pecos League (1/12)

  1. Trinidad Triggers – Trinidad Central Park

United Shore League (0/1)

  • None

Independent Leagues (10/55)

Total (65/245)

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