Professional Baseball Teams| Raleigh Relocation Information
What Professional Baseball Teams are in the Raleigh area?
Professional baseball teams in the Raleigh area are popular for their athleticism, family-friendly atmosphere, kid-oriented activities, special event nights, and much more.
Here's some quick facts about the Raleigh area's baseball teams - from your Raleigh relocation information resource.
The Carolina Mudcats are a Minor League baseball team in Zebulon, NC. The Mudcats' Five County Stadium is located about 30 minutes East of Raleigh.
Carolina Mudcats games are kid-friendly, and a good way to introduce your children to professional sports in a fun, easy-going atmosphere. There are always post-game fireworks following Friday home games, and Muddy the Mudcat, the Mudcats mascot, is present at every game.
There are several nights throughout the season designed for child and student participation:
Education Day: Schools, classes, and daycares are invited
Scout Campout: scouts, family members, and friends are invited for an autograph session, dinner, pre-game ceremony on the field, game, movie on the game boards, camping, and a tour of the stadium
Girl Scout Night: discounted box seat tickets can be purchased by Girl Scouts
Day at the Ballpark: Muddy hosts daycare centers
Adult tickets can be purchased for as low as $6 each. Ticket for children 4 to 6 years old are $3 and children 3 and under are free.
The Mudcats will begin their 21st season with an opening game against the Mobile Bay Bears on Thursday April 7, 2011.
Five County Stadium
1501 NC 39 Hwy Zebulon, NC 27597
The Durham Bulls are a Triple-A minor league team, and an affiliate to the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team. The Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP) is located in downtown Durham about 30 minutes from Raleigh. The DBAP was designed for up-close seating for as many fans as possible with single-level seating that wraps the entire field.
A Durahm Bulls game is great for a family or group outing, with several private picnic areas for reserve. Stadium and lawn seating is available. Friday night home games always feature fireworks.
Kids under five can enjoy Wool E's World, a free playground located at the Right Field corner.
The Durham Bulls host several special game-day events throughout the season, including:
- Education Day
- Students can register for a chance to interview the players on the field before the game
- Learning stations are set up
- Teachers and students can compete in on-field activities
- Field of Dreams
- Little league teams can register to take the field with the Durham Bulls
Individual game tickets go on sale in March 2011, with full and half-season ticket plans available.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
409 Blackwell Street Durham, NC 27701
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