Where to catch the (baseball) game in WV

From the thrill of the game to delicious concessions, a baseball game is the best way to spend time with family and friends this summer. If you’re in the mood to catch a game, West Virginia has four minor league baseball teams. Enjoy the game with one of these teams under the lights this summer:

Bluefield Blue Jays

The Bluefield Blue Jays represent Bluefield, West Virginia, and Bluefield, Virginia, in the Appalachian League. Head to Bowen Field at Peters Park to see the team under the lights. The stadium has a concession stand with hot dogs, popcorn and more. Check out the beer garden to enjoy a brew with the game. Grab a post-game meal at Big Whiskey’s BBQ Company.

Princeton Rays

Stop by Hunnicutt Field in Princeton to catch a Princeton Rays game. The Appalachian League team’s home stadium offers great views stadium-wide and concessions. Enjoy the rivalry between the Rays and Bluefield Blue Jays as they compete for the Mercer Cup with 11 head-to-head games per season.

West Virginia Black Bears

The West Virginia Black Bears are based in Morgantown and play at the Monongalia County Ballpark. The Black Bears are part of the New York-Penn League. The Black Bears have special events, themed games and discount days. The Monongalia County Ballpark is also home to West Virginia University baseball. While you’re in town, visit West Virginia University or grab burgers at Tailpipes.

West Virginia Power

Charleston is home to the West Virginia Power, a member of the South Atlantic League. Visit Appalachian Power Park to watch the Power play and enjoy a beer and snacks. Power Park is home to concert series, themed game nights and  several spots for groups to watch the game. Make sure to stick around for post-game fireworks on Fridays. After the game, head to Adelphia Sports Bar and Grille for a bite to eat.

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This post was last updated on August 4, 2020