The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some
The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some games. Here, we present a roundup of the can't-miss elements from every park in the Milwaukee Brewers organization.
Nashville Sounds, Triple-A:
The Sounds play in Music City, and they got the videoboard to match. At First Horizon Park, the outfield screen veers from the standard rectangle with a 4,000 square foot guitar-shaped videoboard, covered in LED screens from the body to the tuning pegs. The view in right-center will bring music to your eyes. Read more »
Must-try concession item
Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A:
There are few things more refreshing than a root beer float on a hot summer day at a game. And at MGM Park, that edible beverage is enriched with Barq's, which was founded in Biloxi. Head directly behind home plate and stop at Barq's Creamery to get your delicious treat in a Shuckers mason jar. Read more »
Most fun mascot
Carolina Mudcats, Single-A:
At Five County Stadium, catfish is on the menu, and it's also on top of the dugout and on an ATV. But these catfish are for a different type of enjoyment. Mascots Muddy and Mini-Muddy love greeting fans, filling in for the bullpen catcher and wreaking only a little havoc on the field. Read more »
Intriguing local attraction
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, High-A:
Just a few miles from Fox Cities Stadium sits the History Museum at the Castle. While there are several exhibits to check out, the most fascinating is about Harry Houdini. When the legendary magician and his family first emigrated from Hungary, they settled in Appleton. The location of his childhood home is now marked as Houdini Plaza, just five blocks from the museum. Check it out before it disappears! Read more »
Kelsie Heneghan is a writer for MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan.