New on the site
As we start the new season, brush up on the biggest stories in the world of ballparks for 2015 ... Check out my exchange with a 7th grader about a fascinating topic: the rooftop seats at Wrigley ... You won't want to miss the story of how Rob Wilken saw games at all 30 MLB parks last season.
Listen to ballpark talk
Steve Manderson is a great interviewer, so I was happy to be on his radio show SPORTS TUESDAY. Click to listen to a recording of our discussion on Minor League ballparks.
New website look coming
We're really excited that BaseballParks.com will soon have an entirely new look. Our web programmers are hard at work on the website overhaul which will result in a far better format on mobile devices and a cleaner, easier-to-navigate overall design. Watch for it in the coming weeks!
Big League ballpark notes
The NY Times looks at the ways teams are complying -- and going beyond the minimum requirements -- with new rules to protect fans from foul balls and splintered bats at MLB parks ... Already one of the most fun parks in the Majors, Citi Field has added a number of new features for 2016, including a high-tech motion-sensing video game where fans can take on virtual Mets players ... The Diamondbacks announced that dog owners can bring their pets to all Sunday home games in 2016. A special seating area and dog park is being constructed to accommodating this ... By all accounts, the ski-jumping at Fenway Park was a hit ... Hitters have been complaining about the dimensions of Marlins Park since it opened in 2012. They'll be happy to learn that the fences are being moved in and are being made shorter for 2016 ... In a move that could eventually pave the way for the Rays to leave the worst stadium in MLB (Tropicana Field, left), the St. Petersburg City Council voted to permit the team to look outside the city for a site for a new ballpark.
SEE ALL 30
In stock: Edition 3 of the Touring The Majors® poster displaying all 30 MLB parks.