Big BLUE Shout out to Frawley Stadium, home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks, voted The Best Ballpark of the High A via the People’s Choice competition hosted by BallPark Digest. According to BallPark Digest’s Publisher Kevin Reichard, “High A voting was an interest mix, as fans needed to choose between standard facilities in the California and Carolina League and the Florida State League ballparks pulling double duty as spring-training facilities.”
“Wilmington is a special place and Frawley is a special ballpark,” said Blue Rocks majority owner Dave Heller. “We are grateful to our fans across Delaware and our region who have honored Frawley Stadium as a top ballpark and entertainment venue. This award is great recognition from the most widely respected publication in our industry, and we look forward to celebrating with our fans at our ballpark.”
“Frawley Stadium offers such a great experience for fans, between the great promotions and the unique mascots,” said Kevin Reichard, Ballpark Digest publisher. “It’s no surprise fans responded with such enthusiasm and voted in Frawley Stadium.” View more of Kevin’s article here –> Best of the Ballparks: Frawley Stadium. Thanks Kevin! This is #delagood!
How High A Ranks
High A is one of the many levels a player takes on his way to the major leagues. The progression is:
- Short Season/Rookie Ball (where players usually go when drafted from high school or college)
- Low A
- High A ( Frawley Stadium)
- Double A
- Triple A
- Finally the Major Leagues!
Every major league team has one of these affiliates. Frawley Stadium was voted the best of the 30 High A stadiums.
This is just another reason to
#LOVELOCAL, North Delaware!
About Frawley Stadium
- Year Opened: 1993
- Built by: Minker Construction Co.
- Architect: The Design Exchange, Wilmington, DE
- Seating Capacity: 6,532
Daniel S. Frawley Stadium hosts hundreds of events each year. Wilmington Blue Rocks is a Carolina League Class A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Blue Rocks are one of the most successful minor league baseball teams. They play 70 home games each year, as well as playoff games in most years!
In addition, the Stadium hosts hundreds of other events, including college, high school, and other amateur baseball games; concerts and various corporate and nonprofit events. Frawley Stadium is also available for public use. Frawley Stadium is the cornerstone of amateur sports activity in Delaware and the region.
The mission of the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is to celebrate the history, preserve the legacy, and honor the heroes of sports within Delaware and those who have brought recognition to Delaware by their accomplishments elsewhere. The membership strives to educate young and old about athletics, sportsmanship, and work ethic while providing inspiration to maintain active and healthy lifestyles through sports.
Individual tickets can be purchased at the Frawley Stadium Ticket Office Monday – Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. You can also purchase seats by phone, at 302-888-BLUE, or by visiting them online at Wilmington Blue Rocks Tickets
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