Baseball season is in full swing (as well as the bats) at local D.C. area stadiums this summer. Print your tickets out at home, load up the car with the kids, and watch a good ol’ American baseball game. Preferably with a cold drink in one hand and a hotdog in the other.
The Bowie Baysox have been representing Bowie, MD at Prince George’s Stadium since 1993 and are the Double-A affiliate to the Baltimore Orioles. Join them at full-capacity games along with special promotions like pre-game Happy Hour,, Woof Wednesday and fireworks throughout the summer. For tickets and additional information, visit milb.com/bowie.
Named after poet Frances Scott Key, the Frederick Keys have been playing at Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick, MD since 1990. Up until 2021 the Frederick Keys were an affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles but now they are part of the MLB Draft League. For tickets and additional information, visit milb.com/frederick.
The Fredericksburg Nationals are a minor league team in the Carolina League and a Class-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. Located in Fredericksburg, VA this is the inaugural season in their new 5,000 seat FredNats Ballpark. Stay for post-game fireworks on Firework Fridays or grab $2 tacos on Taco Tuesdays. For tickets and additional information, visit milb.com/fredericksburg.
Bethesda Big Train
The Big Train team is composed of talented college players from across the country who come to Bethesda each June and July for a summer of highly competitive wooden bat baseball. They play their home games at Shirley Povich Field and are a member of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL). For tickets and additional information, visit bigtrain.org.
The Washington Nationals are the first major league franchise based in Washington, D.C. since 1971 (the 8th in this region overall). They have been playing at Nationals Park on South Capitol Street since 2008 and are a member of Major League Baseball. Join the Junior Nationals Kids Club for free and receive a membership card and lanyard OR pay $20 for the season and receive a cinch bag, a cap, a pennant, and a Nationals wall banner. For tickets and additional information, visit mlb.com/nationals.
MORE SUMMER FUN:
Hidden Mysteries Throughout History in D.C.