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 Los Angeles Angels organization.
Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A:
Arguably the best view in the Minors, Smith's Ballpark puts the Wasatch Mountains front and center (and in left field). With an elevation of 4,230 feet and one large videoboard in right, the stadium is set for a picturesque backdrop to baseball. Read more »
Tri-City Dust Devils, High-A:
While a southern alignment allows for views of the Horse Heaven Hills, it also makes the third-base side of Gesa Stadium unbearably sunny, so to remedy this, the Dust Devils installed a massive sunshade in 2007. At 56 feet tall and 152 feet wide, the structure above the first-base grandstand provides shady comfort, as well as a unique feature. Read more »
Inland Empire 66ers, Single-A:
Southern California is home to tremendous Mexican food, but perhaps the most unique is the California Burrito -- a fun twist on the classic that include a special guest: french fries! Enjoy the tasty treat on a plate at San Manuel Stadium all season long, and on special occasions, take in the California Burritos on the field when the 66ers don that alternate identity. Read more »
Best local attraction
Rocket City Trash Pandas, Double-A:
The name says it all. If you're into space and the speedy ways to get there, visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Just six miles from Toyota Field in Madison, check out the planetarium, flight simulator, theater and large collection of rockets and space memorabilia. Read more »
Kelsie Heneghan is a writer for MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan.