Minor League Ballpark Chronology


Below is the list of active minor league ballparks for the 2017 season in the order that I visited them. On August 26, 2017, I saw a game at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, MI to complete the list! I won't be visiting every new ballpark when it opens as it is not really worth the time and effort for one minor league, but every five years or so, when 10-15 new parks are open, I might try to get this list current again. It is interesting to note the changes in team names, stadium names, and even leagues in the case of Vancouver.

# League City, State Stadium Team Year Opened Year Visited
1 Pacific Coast Vancouver, BC Nat Bailey Stadium Vancouver Canadians 1951 1991
2 Pacific Coast Tacoma, WA Cheney Stadium Tacoma Rainiers 1959 2001
3 Pacific Coast Las Vegas, NV Cashman Field Las Vegas 51s 1983 2001
4 Pacific Coast Salt Lake City, UT Franklin Covey Field Salt Lake Stingers 1994 2001
5 Midwest Burlington, IA Community Field Burlington Bees 1973 2001
6 Midwest Clinton, IA Riverview Stadium Clinton Lumberkings 1937 2001
7 Midwest Beloit, WI Pohlman Field Beloit Snappers 1982 2001
8 International Louisville, KY Louisville Slugger Field Louisville Riverbats 2000 2001
9 South Atlantic Lexington, KY Applebees Park Lexington Legends 2001 2001
10 Eastern Trenton, NJ Mercer County Waterfront Park Trenton Thunder 1994 2001
11 Eastern Reading, PA GPU Stadium Reading Phillies 1951 2001
12 Eastern Harrisburg, PA Riverside Stadium Harrisburg Senators 1987 2001
13 Pacific Coast Oklahoma City, OK Southwestern Bell Bricktown Ballpark Oklahoma City Red Hawks 1998 2001
14 Northwest Everett, WA Everett Memorial Stadium Everett Aquasox 1984 2001
15 Texas San Antonio, TX Nelson W. Wolff Stadium San Antonio Missions 1994 2001
16 Pacific Coast New Orleans, LA Zephyr Field New Orleans Zephyrs 1997 2001
17 Florida State Tampa, FL Legends Field Tampa Yankees 1996 2001
18 Florida State Dunedin, FL Dunedin Stadium Dunedin Blue Jays 1930 2001
19 International Durham, NC Durham Bulls Athletic Park Durham Bulls 1995 2001
20 Eastern Bowie, MD Prince George's Stadium Bowie Baysox 1994 2001
21 International Buffalo, NY Dunn Tire Park Buffalo Bisons 1988 2003
22 International Wilkes Barre, PA Lackawanna County Stadium Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons 1989 2003
23 Carolina Lynchburg, VA Lynchburg City Stadium Lynchburg Hillcats 1939 2003
24 Southern Chattanooga, TN Bell South Park Chattanooga Lookouts 2000 2003
25 Southern Jackson, TN Pringles Park West Tenn Diamond Jaxx 1998 2003
26 Pacific Coast Memphis, TN Autozone Park Memphis Redbirds 2000 2003
27 International Indianapolis, IN Victory Field Indianapolis Indians 1996 2003
28 Midwest South Bend, IN Stanley Coveleski Regional Stadium South Bend Silver Hawks 1987 2003
29 International Toledo, OH Fifth Third Field Toledo Mudhens 2002 2003
30 International Syracuse, NY P&C Stadium Syracuse Chiefs 1997 2003
31 International Rochester, NY Frontier Field Rochester Red Wings 1997 2003
32 California Lake Elsinore, CA Lake Elsinore Diamond Lake Elsinore Storm 1994 2004
33 New York-Penn Auburn, NY Falcon Park Auburn Doubledays 1995 2004
34 New York-Penn Troy, NY Joseph L. Bruno Stadium Tri-City ValleyCats 2002 2004
35 Carolina Frederick, MD Harry Grove Stadium Frederick Keys 1990 2005
36 Carolina Woodsbridge, VA G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium Potomac Nationals 1984 2005
37 South Atlantic Hagerstown, MD Municipal Stadium Hagerstown Suns 1930 2005
38 Midwest Geneva, IL Philip B. Elfstrom Stadium Kane County Cougars 1991 2006
39 New York-Penn Burlington, VT Centennial Field Vermont Lake Monsters 1922 2006
40 International Pawtucket, RI McCoy Stadium Pawtucket Red Sox 1942 2006
41 Eastern Portland, ME Hadlock Field Portland Sea Dogs 1994 2006
42 New York-Penn Staten Island, NY Richmond County Bank Ballpark Staten Island Yankees 2001 2006
43 California Modesto, CA John Thurman Field Modesto Nuts 1952 2007
44 Pacific Coast Fresno, CA Chukchansi Park Fresno Grizzlies 2002 2007
45 California Visalia, CA Recreation Ballpark Visalia Oaks 1946 2007
46 Carolina Wilmington, DE Frawley Stadium Wilmington Blue Rocks 1993 2008
47 International Allentown, PA Coca-Cola Park Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs 2008 2008
48 New York-Penn Batavia, NY Dwyer Stadium Batavia Muckdogs 1996 2008
49 Eastern Altoona, PA Blair County Ballpark Altoona Curve 1999 2008
50 New York-Penn Niles, OH Eastwood Field Mahonging Valley Scrappers 1999 2008
51 Eastern Erie, PA Jerry Uht Park Erie Seawolves 1995 2008
52 Eastern Binghamton, NY NYSEG Stadium Binghamton Mets 1992 2008
53 New York-Penn Wapinger Falls, NY Dutchess Stadium Hudson Valley Renegades 1994 2008
54 New York-Penn Brooklyn, NY Keyspan Park Brooklyn Cyclones 2001 2008
55 Pacific Coast Colorado Springs, CO Security Service Field Colorado Springs Sky Sox 1988 2009
56 California Lancaster, CA Clear Channel Stadium Lancaster Jethawks 1996 2010
57 California Rancho Cucamonga, CA The Epicenter Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 1993 2010
58 California San Bernardino, CA Arrowhead Credit Union Park Inland Empire 66ers 1996 2010
59 Pacific Coast Des Moines, IA Prinicpal Park Iowa Cubs 1992 2010
60 Midwest Davenport, IA Modern Woodmen Park Quad Cities River Bandits 1931 2010
61 Midwest Cedar Rapids, IA Veterans Memorial Stadium Cedar Rapids Kernels 2002 2010
62 Pacific Coast Sacramento, CA Raley Field Sacramento River Cats 2000 2011
63 California San Jose, CA Municipal Stadium San Jose Giants 1942 2011
64 California Stockton, CA Banner Island Ballpark Stockton Ports 2005 2011
65 Pacific Coast Reno, NV Aces Ballpark Reno Aces 2009 2011
66 Southern Jacksonville, FL Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Jacksonville Suns 2003 2012
67 Florida State Lakeland, FL Joker Marchant Stadium Lakeland Flying Tigers 1966 2012
68 Florida State Clearwater, FL Bright House Field Clearwater Threshers 2004 2012
69 Florida State Bradenton, FL McKechnie Field Bradenton Marauders 1923 2012
70 Florida State Port Charlotte, FL Charlotte Sports Park Charlotte Stone Crabs 1987 2012
71 Florida State Jupiter, FL Roger Dean Stadium Jupiter Hammerheads 1998 2012
72 Florida State Jupiter, FL Roger Dean Stadium Palm Beach Cardinals 1998 2012
73 Florida State Port St Lucie, FL Digital Domain Park St. Lucie Mets 1988 2012
74 Florida State Fort Myers, FL Hammond Field Fort Myers Miracle 1991 2012
75 Florida State Daytona Beach, FL Jackie Robinson Ballpark Daytona Cubs 1930 2012
76 South Atlantic Lakewood, NJ FirstEnergy Park Lakewood BlueClaws 2001 2014
77 International Columbus, OH Huntington Park Columbus Clippers 2009 2014
78 Eastern Akron, OH Canal Park Akron RubberDucks 1997 2014
79 Southern Montgomery, AL Riverwalk Stadium Montgomery Biscuits 2004 2014
80 Southern Birmingham, AL Regions Field Birmingham Barons 2013 2014
81 Eastern Manchester, NH Northeast Delta Dental Stadium New Hampshire Fisher Cats 2005 2015
82 Carolina Myrtle Beach, SC TicketReturn.Com Field Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1999 2015
83 International Norfolk, VA Harbor Park Norfolk Tides 1993 2015
84 Eastern Richmond, VA The Diamond Richmond Flying Squirrels 1985 2015
85 South Atlantic Greensboro, NC NewBridge Bank Park Greensboro Grasshoppers 2005 2015
86 Carolina Winston-Salem, NC BB&T Ballpark Winston-Salem Dash 2010 2015
87 South Atlantic Salisbury, MD Arthur W. Perdue Stadium Delmarva Shorebirds 1996 2015
88 New York-Penn Williamsport, PA Bowman Field Williamsport Crosscutters 1926 2015
89 New York-Penn State College, PA Medlar Field State College Spikes 2006 2015
90 New York-Penn Morgantown, WV Monongalia County Ballpark West Virginia Black Bears 2015 2015
91 New York-Penn Aberdeen, MD Ripken Stadium Aberdeen IronBirds 2002 2015
92 New York-Penn Lowell, MA LaLecheur Park Lowell Spinners 1998 2015
93 New York-Penn Norwich, CT Dodd Stadium Connecticut Tigers 1995 2015
94 Carolina Salem, VA Salem Memorial Ballpark Salem Red Sox 1995 2015
95 South Atlantic Hickory, NC L.P. Frans Stadium Hickory Crawdads 1993 2015
96 South Atlantic Charleston, SC Joseph P Riley Jr. Park Charleston RiverDogs 1997 2015
97 South Atlantic Greenville, SC Fluor Field Greenville Drive 2006 2015
98 South Atlantic Asheville, NC McCormick Field Asheville Tourists 1924 2015
99 International Charlotte, NC BB&T Ballpark Charlotte Knights 2014 2015
100 Appalachian Burlington, NC Burlington Athletic Stadium Burlington Royals 1960 2015
101 Appalachian Pulaski, VA Calfee Park Pulaski Yankees 1935 2015
102 Carolina Zebulon, NC Five County Stadium Carolina Mudcats 1991 2015
103 Appalachian Danville, VA American Leagion Post 325 Field Danville Braves 1993 2015
104 South Atlantic Kannapolis, NC Intimidators Stadium Kannapolis Intimidators 1995 2015
105 Pacific Coast Albuquerque, NM Isotopes Park Albuquerque Isotopes 2003 2016
106 Texas Midland, TX Security Bank Ballpark Midland Rockhounds 2002 2016
107 Pacific Coast El Paso, TX Southwest University Park El Paso Chihuahuas 2014 2016
108 Texas Frisco, TX Dr Pepper Ballpark Frisco RoughRiders 2003 2016
109 Texas Tulsa, OK ONEOK Field Tulsa Drillers 2010 2016
110 Texas Springfield, MO Hammons Field Springfield Cardinals 2004 2016
111 Texas Springdale, AR Arvest Ballpark Northwest Arkansas Naturals 2008 2016
112 Texas North Little Rock, AR Dickey-Stephens Park Arkansas Travelers 2007 2016
113 Pacific Coast Round Rock, TX Dell Diamond Round Rock Express 2000 2016
114 Texas Corpus Christi, TX Whataburger Field Corpus Christi Hooks 2005 2016
115 Southern Biloxi, MS MGM Park Biloxi Shuckers 2015 2016
116 Southern Mobile, AL Hank Aaron Stadium Mobile Bay Bears 1997 2016
117 Southern Pensacola, FL Blue Wahoos Stadium Pensacola Blue Wahoos 2012 2016
118 Pacific Coast Omaha, NE Werner Park Omaha Storm Chasers 2011 2016
119 Appalachian Kingsport, TN Hunter Wright Stadium Kingsport Mets 1995 2016
120 South Atlantic Charleston, WV Appalachian Power Park West Virginia Power 2005 2016
121 Appalachian Princeton, WV Hunnicutt Field Princeton Rays 1988 2016
122 Appalachian Bristol, VA Devault Memorial Stadium Bristol Pirates 1969 2016
123 Appalachian Greeneville, TN Pioneer Park Greeneville Astros 2004 2016
124 Appalachian Johnson City , TN TVA Credit Union Park Johnson City Cardinals 1956 2016
125 Appalachian Elizabethton, TN Joe O'Brien Field Elizabethton Twins 1974 2016
126 South Atlantic Columbia, SC Spirit Communications Park Columbia Fireflies 2016 2016
127 Appalachian Bluefield, WV Bowen Field Bluefield Blue Jays 1975 2016
128 Midwest Bowling Green, KY Bowling Green Ballpark Bowling Green Hot Rods 2009 2016
129 Pacific Coast Nashville, TN First Tennessee Park Nashville Sounds 2015 2016
130 Southern Kodak, TN Smokies Stadium Tennessee Smokies 2000 2016
131 South Atlantic Rome, GA State Mutual Stadium Rome Braves 2003 2016
132 International Lawrenceville, GA Coolray Field Gwinnett Braves 2009 2016
133 Southern Pearl, MS Trustmark Park Mississippi Braves 2005 2017
134 Florida State Kissimmee, FL Osceola County Stadum Florida Fire Frogs 1985 2017
135 Midwest Appleton, WI Fox Cities Stadium Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 1995 2017
136 Midwest Peoria, IL Dozer Park Peoria Chiefs 2002 2017
137 Carolina Buies Creek, NC Jim Perry Stadium Buies Creek Astros 2013 2017
138 Carolina Kinston, NC Grainger Stadium Down East Wood Ducks 1949 2017
139 Eastern Hartford, CT Dunkin' Donuts Park Hartford Yard Goats 2017 2017
140 Pioneer Grand Junction, CO Suplizio Field Grand Junction Rockies 1949 2017
141 Pioneer Orem, UT Brent Brown Ballpark Orem Owlz 2005 2017
142 Pioneer Ogden, UT Lindquist Field Ogden Raptors 1997 2017
143 Pioneer Helena, MT Kindrick Legion Field Helena Brewers 1932 2017
144 Pioneer Great Falls, MT Centene Stadium Great Falls Voyagers 1941 2017
145 Pioneer Missoula, MT Ogren Park Alliance Field Missoula Osprey 2004 2017
146 Northwest Boise, ID Memorial Stadium Boise Hawks 1989 2017
147 Pioneer Billings, MT Dehler Park Billings Mustangs 2008 2017
148 Northwest Pasco, WA Gesa Stadium Tri City Dust Devils 1995 2017
149 Northwest Hillsboro, OR Ron Tonkin Field Hillsboro Hops 2013 2017
150 Northwest Keizer, OR Volcanoes Stadium Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 1997 2017
151 Northwest Eugene, OR PK Park Eugene Emeralds 2010 2017
152 Pioneer Idaho Falls, ID Melaleuca Field Idaho Falls Chukars 2007 2017
153 Northwest Spokane, WA Avista Stadium Spokane Indians 1958 2017
154 Midwest Fort Wayne, IN Parkview Field Fort Wayne TinCaps 2009 2017
155 Midwest Dayton, OH Fifth Third Field Dayton Dragons 2000 2017
156 Midwest Eastlake, OH Classic Park Lake County Captains 2003 2017
157 Midwest Midland, MI Dow Diamond Great Lakes Loons 2007 2017
158 Midwest Lansing, MI Cooley Law School Stadium Lansing Lugnuts 1996 2017
159 Midwest Comstock Park, MI Fifth Third Ballpark West Michigan Whitecaps 1994 2017
160 Midwest North Augusta, SC SRP Park Augusta GreenJackets 2018 2018


The table below lists the ballparks that no longer host minor league baseball. Seven of these have been replaced and the team still plays in that city, while the other 15 have either been torn down or host another form of baseball during the summer.

# League City, State Stadium Team Year Visited
1 Eastern London, ON Labatt Memorial Park London Tigers 1989
2 Northwest Yakima, WA Yakima County Stadium Yakima Bears 1993
3 Northwest Bellingham, WA Joe Martin Field Bellingham Mariners 1992
4 Pacific Coast Portland, OR Civic Stadium Portland Beavers 1993
5 Pacific Coast Calgary, AB Foothills Stadium Calgary Cannons 1993
6 International Ottawa, ON Lynx Stadium Ottawa Lynx 1997
7 Pacific Coast Omaha, NE Rosenblatt Stadium Omaha Golden Spikes 2001
8 Midwest Peoria, IL Pete Vonachen Stadium Peoria Chiefs 2001
9 International Columbus, OH Cooper Stadium Columbus Clippers 2001
10 Midwest Battle Creek, MI C.O. Brown Stadium Michigan Battle Cats 2001
11 Texas Tulsa, OK Drillers Stadium Tulsa Drillers 2001
12 California Stockton, CA Billy Hebert Field Mudville Nine 2001
13 California Bakersfield, CA Sam Lynn Ballpark Bakersfield Blaze 2001
14 Eastern New Britain, CT New Britain Stadium New Britain Rock Cats 2001
15 International Charlotte, NC Knights Stadium Charlotte Knights 2003
16 Pacific Coast Nashville, TN Greer Stadium Nashville Sounds 2003
17 Pacific Coast Edmonton, AB Telus Field Edmonton Trappers 2003
18 California Adelanto, CA Stater Brothers Stadium High Desert Mavericks 2007
19 New York-Penn Oneonta, NY Damaschke Field Oneonta Tigers 2008
20 Florida State Viera, FL Space Coast Stadium Brevard County Manatees 2012
21 Southern Huntsville, AL Joe W. Davis Stadium Huntsville Stars 2014
22 South Atlantic Savannah, GA Grayson Stadium Savannah Sand Gnats 2015
23 South Atlantic Augusta, GA Lake Olmstead Stadium Augusta GreenJackets 2016

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