Explore the Rays' Minor League ballparks

April 10th, 2023

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!

The journey toward Major League glory begins in historic Charleston, South Carolina, before moving northwest to Bowling Green, Kentucky. From there, the future Rays travel down to Montgomery in Alabama before zipping up to Durham, North Carolina, where the famous and revered Bulls reside.

Single-A: Charleston RiverDogs, Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Ballpark
Charleston's Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Ballpark is known simply and famously as "The Joe." This has long been one of Minor League Baseball's most irreverent environments thanks to the "Fun Is Good" philosophy  presided over by "Director of Fun" Bill Murray. Read more »

High-A: Bowling Green Hot Rods, Bowling Green Ballpark
At Bowling Green Ballpark, winning championships has become the standard. Rev up your engines in this automobile haven that pays homage to the region's deep ties to the racing industry and enjoy a ballpark with a Major League atmosphere at Minor League prices. Read more »

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Double-A: Montgomery Biscuits, Riverwalk Stadium
At Riverwalk Stadium, fans choo-choo cheer on the home team in a converted train shed, Southern League baseball dates back to the 19th century, and the Biscuits -- credited with playing a huge role in revitalizing the city's downtown -- are always cooking up a good time. Read more »

Triple-A: Durham Bulls, Durham Bulls Athletic Park
At Goodmon Field at Durham Bulls Athletic Park,  fans are greeted by a billboard-sized snorting bull above left field and the smoky smell of Carolina barbecue. Though not at the same location where the 1980s classic “Bull Durham” was filmed, the movie’s legacy lives on at the ballpark known as “the DBAP.” Read more »

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