Skylands Stadium in Augusta, NJ

Home of the Sussex Miners

Former Home of the Sussex Skyhawks & NJ Cardinals.

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It took me many years to get here. Place was what I expected.

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Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD

Home of the Aberdeen Ironbirds

Ripken StadiumWanted to check out another NY – Penn League Park. Nice park, but somewhat of a let down.

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New Britain Stadium in CT

Home of the New Britain Bees

Former Home of the New Britain Rock Cats / Red Sox

New Britain Rock CatsA friend suggested seeing the Binghamton Mets up there, so I went and had a good time.

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TD Bank Ballpark in Somerset, NJ

Formerly Somerset Ballpark & Commerce Bank Ballpark

Home of the Somerset Patriots

11407286_10154028888007366_8972385243677831933_nAn annoying day of Baseball

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Delano-Hitch Stadium in Newburgh, NY

Home of the Newburgh Newts

11403265_10154028882162366_3404015301011535889_nThanks to a Facebook post, I heard that a baseball team had come to Newburgh, NY, called the Newburgh Newts. I decided to go with some friends to check it out for a day game with some friends.

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Bethpage Ballpark in Long Island

Formerly EAB Park, Citibank Park & Suffolk County Sports Park.

Home of Long Island Ducks

IMG_1146This is a ballpark that took me years to get to, because it is not near Public Transit. It’s a nice place, but you won’t catch me spending my money on it anytime soon.

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Ballpark at the College of Staten Island

Tomas D. Morales Field at the College of Staten Island

Home to the CSI Dolphins

Former Home of the Staten Island Yankees

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I wanted to go here once because the Staten Island Yankees had played here. Went twice & that will probably be it unless NYU has a game.

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Jack Kaiser Stadium @ St. John’s University

Home of the St. John’s Red Storm

Former Home of the Queens Kings

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This ballpark housed the Queens Kings in 2000, the predecessor to the Brooklyn Cyclones. I went on a miserable day & saw a good ballgame. This ballpark overall scores quite well.

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Robertson Field @ Satow Stadium, Columbia University

Home of the Columbia University Lions

10872864_10153837161972366_5958842369811726761_oI never thought I would attend a baseball game at a legit stadium in Manhattan. This ballpark is great, but it needs to do something about the numerous blind spots.

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Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, NJ

Formerly Mercer County Waterfront Park

Home of the Trenton Thunders

10518310_10153235154417366_7223742298834033981_oIf this ballpark didn’t house a Yankee farm team, I would go a little more often. I only went when the Binghamton Mets came in.

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Dodd Stadium in Norwich, CT

Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium

Home of the Connecticut Tigers

Former Home of the Norwich Navigators & Connecticut Defenders

10553794_10153203806677366_5117442322562161310_oIf my friend had not wanted to go, I probably would never have gone. It was a nice ballpark & I had a good time.

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FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, NJ

Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws

10171689_10153027774367366_2804900007128739275_nWent to see the Savannah Sand Gnats. If the Mets farm team is in, I will go. Other than that, not worth the trip.

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Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair, NY

Home of the NJ Jackals & Montclair State Red Hawks

maydaymalone-20110914103448This ballpark had to be the biggest letdown ever. I heard so many great things about it, yet I am far from impressed.

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Damaschke Field in Oneonta, NY

Former Home of the Oneonta Tigers & Oneonta Yankees.

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Damaschke Field was a different experience for me at the time. Haven only been to Shea Stadium, Yankees Stadium and KeySpan Park at the time, this was different.

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Riverfront Stadium in Newark, NJ

Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark

Home of the NJIT Highlanders & Rutgers – Newark

Former Home of the Newark Bears

bears-and-eagles-riverfront-stadium-gate-e1300766332172A friend offered me free tickets to come out to Riverfront Stadium and got me hooked. After Coney Island’s MCU Park, this has gotta be the area’s most accessible stadium via Public Transportation. It’s a shame it sits empty.

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Palisades Financial Union Park in Rockland, NY

Home of the Rockland Boulders

Formerly Provident Bank Park

 BallparkMap.jpgThis is hands down THE NICEST park I have been to. Beautiful architecture, amazing layout, great scoreboard, you name it! However, it’s location is awful for someone who doesn’t drive.

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Dutchess Stadium in Hudson Valley, NY

Home of the Hudson Valley Renegades

Dutchess wide3bigThis is a nice ballpark I would go to almost every time the Cyclones played there. However it is not easy or cheap to get to from NYC. It’s a great ballpark with some character to it, but it will probably be replaced soon.

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RCB Ballpark at St. George, Staten Island, NY

Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George

Home of the Staten Island Yankees & Wagner SeaHawks

oUXwJAeVAs someone who hates the Yankees with passion, I am not big on this ballpark to begin with due to it having Yankees logos all over it. However, that is not to say it is bad. They have amazing sightlines and a spectacular view.

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MCU Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn

Home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, NYU Violets & Baruch Bearcats

Formerly KeySpan Park

5632674649_981b9f9bea_zAs a Brooklyn Cyclones season ticket holder, I love this ballpark. From the PA Announcer, to my friends to the vibrant colors, I look forward to Cyclones season. But even I find some flaws with it.

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