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2016 Best Food Item: Parmageddon

The ability of a ballpark food item to stand out comes down not only to its taste, but its unique characteristics. A meal that reflects its surroundings by drawing inspiration from local taste and culture always resonates, giving fans a memorable alternative to standard ballpark fare. (more…)

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Birmingham Barons

2016 Team of the Year: Birmingham Barons

There is something to be said for consistency, and how some Minor League Baseball teams excel at attracting fans year in and year out. One of the best examples of this trend is the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League), who outdid themselves in 2016, earning Ballpark Digest’s 2016 Team of the Year Award. (more…)

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2016 Charity Award: Omaha Storm Chasers

As extensions of their roles in the community, many Minor League Baseball teams go above and beyond with their charitable efforts. Charities are a major part of the MiLB landscape, and in 2016 it was evident that the Omaha Storm Chasers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) made a major impact in their community. (more…)

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2016 Broadcaster of the Year: Sean Aronson

With the retirements of Vin Scully and Dick Enberg, the importance of the baseball radio broadcaster has never been more clear. It is the broadcaster who links the generations, shares the latest upcoming news from the ballpark, tells of the players’ humanity, and connects the fans to the team on a deeper, satisfying level. (more…)

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