Indianapolis is known for the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium and the Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse, but there is another very successful sports organization that sometimes gets overlooked – the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field. Attending a baseball game at Victory Field is an amazing experience for a big-time sports fan, but it can even be an extraordinary first date.
Victory Field is home of the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The stadium holds nearly 12,500 fixed seats and approximately 2,000 outfield lawn seats. It also has 28 luxury suites, five suite-level party areas, and two picnic areas. Victory Field is a beautiful stadium and, according to Sports Illustrated, the “Best Minor League Ballpark in America.”
While being the “Best Minor League Ballpark in America” is a perk, there are many other ways Victory Field draw fans. The prices are very reasonable, just eight dollars for lawn seats and regular seating is only as much as $25. Another great bonus is the Monday Dollar Menu, where peanuts, chips, popcorn, crackerjacks and hot-dogs are only one dollar. These could all be reason why Baseball America said that Victory Field is “the best of everything in one ballpark.”
Victory Field is the perfect compliment to Indianapolis’ sports environment. According to NBC’s Bob Costas it’s part of one of the best sports downtowns anywhere in America. Costas also said, “Victory Field has the old time feel that is so much a part of baseball’s appeal. You just can’t go wrong with that type of arrangement.”
While these three sources are a lot more reliable than myself, I have had the pleasure to do something none of them have, I have worked at Victory Field the past two seasons. I can say from experience that it’s a joy to root for the Tribe. You should try if for yourself! For more information on the Indianapolis Indians and Victory Field, check out their website IndyIndians.com, follow them on twitter @indyindians, or like their Facebook page – Indianapolis Indians.