Votes for Toyota Field needed in Best of the Ballparks 2022 bracket

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Toyota Field faces some stiff competition in Ballpark Digest’s Best of the Ballparks 2022 bracket. (Michael Seale / Hville Blast)

Here in Madison County, we all know how awesome Toyota Field is, but folks have the chance to let the rest of the world know, as Ballpark Digest has created a Double-A Best of the Ballparks 2022 bracket, with Toyota Field up for the title.

The publication selected 30 stadiums from teams in the Southern League, Texas League and Eastern League for the competition, spanning the entire country.

Vote for Toyota Field

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Toyota Field is the 5th seeded stadium among 30 in the Best of the Ballparks 2022 bracket. (Michael Seale / Hville Blast)

You can vote for Toyota Field, which has been pitted in the first round against Mirabito Stadium in Binghamton, on the Ballpark Digest website. Toyota Field was given a lofty 5-seed this year.

Ballpark Digest selected the following stadoims for its competition, and each ballpark was given a seeding:

  1. Dunkin’ Donuts Park (Hartford Yard Goats; Eastern League)
  2. Blue Wahoos Stadium (Pensacola Blue Wahoos; Southern League)
  3. Hodgetown (Amarillo Sod Poodles; Texas League)
  4. Regions Field (Birmingham Barons; Southern League)
  5. Toyota Field (Rocket City Trash Pandas; Southern League)
  6. Whataburger Field (Corpus Christi Hooks; Texas League)
  7. Riders Field (Frisco RoughRiders; Texas League)
  8. Riverfront Stadium (Wichita Wind Surge; Texas League)
  9. Riverwalk Stadium (Montgomery Biscuits; Southern League)
  10. FirstEnergy Stadium (Reading Fightin Phils; Eastern League)
  11. Canal Park (Akron RubberDucks; Eastern League)
  12. Peoples Natural Gas Field (Altoona Curve; Eastern League)
  13. UPMC Park (Erie SeaWolves; Eastern League)
  14. TD Bank Ballpark (Somerset Patriots; Eastern League)
  15. Smokies Stadium (Tennessee Smokies; Southern League)
  16. Dickey-Stephens Park (Arkansas Travelers; Texas League)
  17. Hadlock Field (Portland Sea Dogs; Eastern League)
  18. ONEOK Field (Tulsa Drillers; Texas League)
  19. Northeast Delta Dental Stadium (New Hampshire Fisher Cats; Eastern League)
  20. MGM Park (Biloxi Shuckers; Southern League)
  21. Hammons Field (Springfield Cardinals; Texas League)
  22. FNB Field (Harrisburg Senators; Eastern League)
  23. Arvest Ballpark (Northwest Arkansas Naturals; Texas League)
  24. AT&T Field (Chattanooga Lookouts; Southern League)
  25. The Diamond (Richmond Flying Squirrels; Eastern League)
  26. Trustmark Park (Mississippi Braves; Southern League)
  27. Momentum Bank Ballpark (Midland RockHounds; Texas League)
  28. Mirabito Stadium (Binghamton Rumble Ponies; Eastern League)
  29. Prince George’s Stadium (Bowie Baysox; Eastern League)
  30. Wolff Stadium (San Antonio Missions; Texas League)

Voting for each round is as follows:

  • First Round: Now through July 6, 2PM
  • Second Round: July 6, 2PM through July 11, 2PM
  • Third Round: July 11, 2PM through July 15, 2PM
  • Semifinals Round: July 15, 2PM through July 20, 2PM
  • Finals: July 20, 2PM through July 25, midnight

Some things to note: First, you are allowed to vote multiple times, but you can only vote once per day. Second, you don’t need to fill out a full slate, as partially filled lineups will count. 

How parks were seeded and chosen

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Birmingham’s Regions Field is also among the 30 ballparks in the competition. (Michael Seale / Hville Blast)

According to Ballpark Digest, this stadium competition is not the result of a formal grading system, but rather recommendations based on years of attending games, seeing how the ballparks function behind the scenes, how these ballparks have made an impact in their communities, performances in previous Best of the Ballparks competitions and noting how ballparks are regarded within the industry.

“One of the reasons we love working in baseball is that many industry folks, including many on the player side, are ballpark geeks, and we think this list reflects broad sentiment among those who know ballparks best.”

Ballpark Digest

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