Explore the A's Minor League ballparks

March 1st, 2022

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series spotlights each stadium across baseball’s affiliated ranks. Each edition provides ballpark highlights, from concessions to seating options to in-game entertainment to mascots. Ballpark Guides also take travelers through each facility’s surrounding area, encompassing the best places in town to eat or drink, nearby tourist attractions and more. Plan your Minor League Baseball road trip today!

For A’s prospects, the road to the big leagues is a circuitous route. Prospects who land with Low-A Stockton, which is about 70 miles from Oakland Coliseum, must make stops in Michigan, Texas and then Nevada to reach Oakland again. Along the way, that journey hits four distinct ballparks. Oakland fans who want to explore them all now have a new resource to do so.

The A’s system, in four parts:

Single-A: Stockton Ports, Banner Island Ballpark
The Ports’ home park isn’t yet two decades old, but Stockton — a charter city of the California League — is brimming with baseball history. The park itself offers water views and remarkable summer sunsets, as well as an annual Asparagus Night for veggie lovers. Read More »

Banner Island Ballpark is one of the Minors' best for #baseballskies.Tim Cattera/MiLB.com

High-A: Lansing Lugnuts, Jackson Field
Ever want to live at the ballpark? You literally can at Jackson Field, which sports a complex of loft apartments overlooking its outfield walls. Situated in the heart of Michigan’s capital, its prime real estate for any baseball lover. Read More »

The scenic view at Jackson Field, which is situated just a few blocks east of the Michigan State Capitol.

Double-A: Midland RockHounds, Momentum Bank Ballpark
Oil fields reign supreme deep in the heart of West Texas, where the RockHounds, named after a nickname for geologists, are a regional attraction. Their park is Texas to its core, and share a hometown with President George W. Bush. Read More »

Home of the A's Double-A affiliate since 2003, Momentum Bank Ballpark celebrates West Texas.

Triple-A: Las Vegas Aviators, Las Vegas Ballpark
Vegas, baby. The amenities are high-end and the burritos have burnt ends at the sleek and streamlined Las Vegas Ballpark, where you can soak in mountain views, take a dip in the pool and hobnob with a goose who once lived in the Bellagio fountain. Read More »

The A's Triple-A affiliate's desert home.