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Lindquist Field into the Elite Eight in the Best of the Ballparks Tournament

June 14, 2021

Lindquist Field, home of the Ogden Raptors advanced past CaroMont Health Park in the third round of Ballpark Digest's "Best of the Ballparks" 2021 tournament featuring all MLB Partner League stadiums. Lindquist Field will now take on Palisades Credit Union Park for the chance to advanced to the final four.

Lindquist Field, home of the Ogden Raptors advanced past CaroMont Health Park in the third round of Ballpark Digest's "Best of the Ballparks" 2021 tournament featuring all MLB Partner League stadiums. Lindquist Field will now take on Palisades Credit Union Park for the chance to advanced to the final four.
Lindquist Field, Ogden, Utah Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

With two contests decided by fewer than 20 votes and one decided by a single vote, the 2021 Best of the Ballparks, MLB Partner Leagues fan vote moves on to the Elite Eight round of competition.

In the closest vote of the competition possible, fans chose Palisades Credit Union Park (New York Boulders) over Y’alls Ballpark (Florence Y’alls) by a single vote. Other close margins saw Bosse Field (Evansville Otters) and Truist Point (High Point Rockers) advanced by margins of less than 20 votes. The ballparks receiving the most votes in the Sweet Sixteen round: Clipper Magazine Stadium (Lancaster Barnstormers), PeoplesBank Park (York Revolution), Lindquist Field (Ogden Raptors), Bosse Field and Franklin Field (Milwaukee Milkmen).

The four MLB Partner Leagues came about during the offseason reorganization of Minor League Baseball. Three former independent leagues–the American Association, Atlantic League and Frontier League–were offered and accepted MLB Partner League status. The Pioneer League, formerly an affiliate Rookie league, transitioned to an MLB Partner League as well. Several former affiliated teams that did not make the 120-team cut also ended up joining MLB Partner Leagues. They’re all represented here. (OK, strictly speaking, not every ballpark here is part of an MLB Partner League: Jimmy John’s Field and Volcanoes Stadium host professional baseball and fall under the imprimatur of independent baseball.)

Go vote for Lindquist Field here: https://app.votion.co/bracket/802b1173-be51-11eb-8f9b-020163947320