It’s the home opener at Dodgers Stadium today, which also marks its 50th anniversary! Today’s kick off game against the Pittsburgh Pirates will also feature a performance by The Beach Boys, who are also celebrating their 50th anniversary, and as fans head out to the stadium to enjoy the game, eating the ballpark food will also no doubt be a must-have for the game!
While Dodger Stadium has the classic Dodger Dogs that fans just can’t get enough of, we found a few more specialty Ballpark items featured in other stadiums across the country! Some of these ballpark foods are so outrageous, you won’t believe they even exist!
- GCS Ballpark, Illinois — home of the minor league Gateway Grizzlies, this ballpark offers a bacon cheeseburger with Krispy Kreme doughnuts as the buns.
- Camden Yards, Baltimore — this field of the Orioles serves what they call the Birdland – a hot dog topped with beef, pepperoni, potato hash, onion rings and relish.
- PNC Park, Pittsburgh — home of the Pirates, this park shows off their Pittsburgh pride by serving classic Primanti Brothers sandwiches that are made with either steak or pastrami and topped with cheese, fries, slaw and tomato.
- Busch Stadium, St. Louis — the place the Cardinals call home, fans can satisfy their taste buds on the deep-fried ravioli.
- Miller Park, Milwaukee — home of The Brewers, this ballpark offers the Pulled Pork Parfait made of pulled pork and mashed potatoes.
- Marlin Park, Miami — The Miami Marlins’ new stadium has the Supreme Helmet Nachos – cheesy, chili nachos served inside a batting helmet!
- Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati — The Cincinnati Reds offers the Meat Lover’s Hot Dog – a bacon wrapped hot dog that’s deep fried and topped with chili, cheese and crispy fried salami. Bring your Pepto Bismol, because indigestion will inevitably follow.
- Turner Field, Atlanta — The Braves’ field has a delicacy called The Hammer, a fried chicken breast topped with apple-smoked bacon, onions, pepper jack cheese and a pecan maple mayonnaise in between two waffles.
- Nationals Park, Washington — a burger named after pitching great Stephen Strasburger, the Nationals’ offer the eight-pound cheeseburger, the Strasburger.
- Rangers Ballpark, Texas — Rangers fans can feast on the Champion Hot Dog – a two-foot dog topped with cheese, chili and onions.