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MLB Best of the Ballparks 2018 Vote: PNC Park vs. AT&T Park

Ballpark DigestWe’re down to the finals in the MLB Best of the Ballparks 2018 vote, as PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, takes on AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. So you know what to do: vote!

We know our readers, as the top two seeds in our pre-vote rankings made their way to the final round. PNC Park was the lead vote-getter among the Final Four, so we’ll see if that momentum carries into this final round.

Here’s our schedule for Best of the Ballparks 2018 vote:

MLB: May 15-June 2
Class A and Class AA: May 29 (that’s later today!)-June 19
Class AAA: June 14-July 6
Short Season A/Rookie: June 18-July 6
Independent: June 22-July 9
Summer Collegiate: July 2-22

We are running the contest with seeded brackets, so there will be plenty of action in coming days. We’re basing the seeding on our annual ranking of MLB ballparks.

We know from marketing stats a third of our readers work in the baseball industry, so we’re tapping into that collective expertise. And we know from our research that a third of our readers sell to the baseball industry, so that expertise will be valuable as well. The remaining third — fans, media, government — will certainly have a different view on things as well. We can’t wait to see what our readers — whom we consider to be the smartest folks in baseball — say about the best of the ballparks.

Some things to note. First, you are allowed to vote multiple times, but you can only vote once per day. Second, you don’t need to fill out a full slate: partially filled votes will count. A running tally of the vote will be presented, and you can view the results to date in the brackets graphic at the bottom of this page.

Here’s our seeding for this vote:

1 PNC Park / Pittsburgh Pirates
2 AT&T Park / San Francisco Giants
3 Wrigley Field / Chicago Cubs
4 Fenway Park / Boston Red Sox
5 Target Field / Minnesota Twins
6 Dodger Stadium / Los Angeles Dodgers
7 SunTrust Park / Atlanta Braves
8 Petco Park / San Diego Padres
9 Citi Field / New York Mets
10 Oriole Park / Baltimore Orioles

11 Kauffman Stadium / Kansas City Royals
12 Yankee Stadium / New York Yankees
13 Coors Field / Colorado Rockies
14 Citizens Bank Park / Philadelphia Phillies
15 Great American Ball Park / Cincinnati Reds
16 Comerica Park/ Detroit Tigers
17 Nationals Park / Washington Nationals
18 Progressive Field / Cleveland Indians
19 Safeco Field / Seattle Mariners
20 Miller Park / Milwaukee Brewers
21 Minute Maid Park / Houston Astros
22 Busch Stadium / St. Louis Cardinals
23 Guaranteed Rate Field / Chicago White Sox
24 Marlins Park / Miami Marlins
25 Chase Field / Arizona Diamondbacks
26 Globe Life Park / Texas Rangers
27 Angel Stadium / Los Angeles Angels
28 Rogers Centre / Toronto Blue Jays
29 Tropicana Field / Tampa Bay Rays
30 Oakland Coliseum / Oakland Athletics

MLB Best of the Ballparks 2018

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