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 Minnesota Twins organization.
St. Paul Saints, Triple-A:
Located along the left-field line of CHS Field, the City of Baseball Museum is the perfect place to explore history of the game. Inside, the attraction is home to photos, memorabilia, interactive displays and rotating exhibits. And on the outside, the structure itself serves as the rooftop Spire Sun Deck. Read more »
Must-try concession item
Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, Single-A
While fans can get their shrimp fix at this coastal park, it's the Richard Simmons Burger that really satisfies. Ironically named for the fitness guru and gulf coast native, this char-grilled quarter pound hamburger patty is topped with grilled chicken, bratwurst, bacon and melted cheese, all on a toasted bun. Read more »
Most fun mascot
Cedar Rapids Kernels, High-A
It's corn! Last fall's viral hit about a boy and his beloved starchy vegetable could also be used to describe the wonderful ballpark personality that is Mr. Shucks. This mascot is in fact an ear of corn, shucked just enough to reveal his baseball head. Mr. Shucks may not be open to sharing his first name (if he has one), but his unwavering dedication to fun is contagious. Read more »
Best local attraction
Wichita Wind Surge, Double-A
The aptly named Riverfront Stadium sits along the Arkansas River, right in the heart of the Ballpark District, which is a sub-neighborhood of the Delano District. The area provides places to shop and eat while taking in local art as you walk around. Read more »
Kelsie Heneghan is a writer for MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan.