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Play Ball! Minor League Baseball in Indiana

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The phrase “boys of summer” might be a little cliche, but a night out at the ballpark really is one of the great joys of summertime. Indiana is lucky to have five minor league baseball teams that offer affordable entertainment to families, couples, buddies or ladies looking for a fun night out.

Team: Evansville Otters
League: Frontier League
Field: Bosse Field (featured in A League of their Own)
Mascot: Evan & Eva
Kids Club: Yes – Otter Pup Gang

Team: Fort Wayne Tin Caps
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
League: A
Field: Parkview Field
Mascot: Johnny (as in Appleseed)
Kids Club: Yes – TinCaps Kids

Team: Gary Southshore Railcats
League: Northern League
Field: U.S. Steel Yard
Mascot: Rusty & Rascal
Kids Club: No – But they do offer a baseball camp for kids

Team: Indianapolis Indians
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
League: AAA
Field: Victory Field
Mascot: Rowdie
Kids Club: Yes – Knot Hole Club

Team: South Bend Silver Hawks
Affiliation: Arizona Diamondbacks
League: A
Field: Coveleski Stadium
Mascot: Swoop
Kids Club: Yes – Swoop’s Sidekicks

Head out to a field near you this summer. Or even better, aim to catch a game at each of the five Indiana minor league baseball stadiums.

Have you been to a minor-league game in Indiana? Who’s your favorite team? We’ll announce a great deal you can get when you enjoy a game at one of these ballparks later today!

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Written by : Amy moved to Indiana for college in 1988 (Go Bulldogs!) and has never left. Married with three children, she's always on the lookout for fun and affordable things to do in Indiana. Elsewhere on the web, you can find Amy at The Fourth Frog Blog and All Things Aging. Amy receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.