Spring has arrived and so has this year's baseball season. America's "national pastime" still has great influence on many American families. Livability staffer Christopher Pilny talks to sources and points out the top 10 cities that are the best baseball fan bases—and their ballparks—in the U.S.
Pilny talks to a long-time baseball fan who has traveled across the nation just to see baseball parks after retirement. The fan has traveled to a number of well-known ballparks for multiple times and gives Pilny what he thinks are the 10 best baseball fan bases in the country.
1. Los Angeles, Calif. / Dodger Stadium / Los Angeles Dodgers
2. Baltimore, Md. / Oriole Park at Camden Yards / Baltimore Orioles
3. St. Louis, Mo./ Busch Stadium / St. Louis Cardinals
4. Boston, Mass. / Fenway Park / Boston Red Sox
5. Kansas City, Mo. / Kauffman Stadium / Kansas City Royals
6. San Francisco, Calif./ AT&T Park / San Francisco Giants
7. Arlington, Texas / Globe Life Park / Texas Rangers
8. Pittsburgh, Pa. / PNC Park / Pittsburgh Pirates
9. Chicago, Ill. / Wrigley Field / Chicago Cubs
10. Milwaukee, Wis. / Miller Park / Milwaukee Brewers