Jackson Generals Overview

Fast facts

League: Southern League

Head Coach: Blake Lalli

Team Mascot: Sarge

Year Opened: 1998

Capacity: 6000

City / State: Jackson / Tennessee

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Jackson Generals vs Chattanooga Lookouts

Rival Team: Chattanooga Lookouts

In-state bragging rights, as well as games in the standings, are always on the line when the Generals and Lookouts play. The games between these two Tennessee-based rivals are usually some of the best of the season, so make sure to be in attendance when the Generals square off with the Lookouts.

Jackson Generals vs Tennessee Smokies

Rival Team: Tennessee Smokies

It’s always a big matchup when the Generals take on in-state rivals Tennessee. The Generals and Smokies compete for in-state supremacy whenever they clash making every game between these rivals a must-see.

Jackson Generals Tailgate Guide


A Jackson Generals game offers free parking and plenty of it making it an excellent place to tailgate before the game. You won’t have to worry about paying for parking or not getting a space, so take advantage of this and throw a fun tailgate party for your family and friends.

You’ll also want to make sure to check out the statue outside the main entrance as you make your way into the ballpark. The statue depicts two kids and a flag and is a fun tribute to the Generals team namesake.

Arrive early and enjoy some parking lot fun with your friends and family before the game.


Statue at Main Entrance

Stop by and see the statue outside the main entrance to The Ballpark at Jackson. The statue celebrates the children of military families and is a must-see for anyone attending a Generals game.

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Major Leaguer Plaques

Check out the plaques showing off all the former Generals players to make the majors near the front entrance. The plaques are a can’t-miss part of any game for longtime Generals fans as well as die-hard baseball fans.

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Where to tailgate

Jackson Generals Stadium Guide

In Game

A Jackson Generals game is an excellent way to spend some time in the Jackson, Tennessee area, especially if you’re looking for some family entertainment. The Generals pull out all the stops to create a fun event for kids. The Fun Zone is perfect for letting kids run free during the game, and the movies in right field will keep them entertained throughout the game even if they aren’t too interested in baseball.

If you’re a more diehard baseball fan, you’ll also have a good time attending a Generals game. A Generals game presents an excellent opportunity to watch future major league stars, and you’ll have an incredible level of access to the players that you won’t find at major league parks making it easy to snag an autograph.

Baseball fans and non-baseball fans alike will enjoy attending a Generals game, so get your tickets today.

Things to check out

Fun Zone

Take the kids to the Fun Zone during your visit to The Ballpark at Jackson. The Fun Zone features all kinds of kids activities including bounce houses, slides, and more, so check it out during your next visit to The Ballpark at Jackson.

Movies in Right Field

If you aren’t a big baseball fan or just would rather catch a movie, make sure to check out the kids’ movie in right field. The movies are a good way to keep kids entertained throughout the game, so stop by and see what’s playing.

Clubhouse Store

Pick up a souvenir from the game at the Clubhouse Store. The Clubhouse Store sells a wide selection of Generals merchandise including jerseys, caps, bobbleheads, and more.

Picnic at the Front Porch

If you want to hold a picnic for a group of 20 or more, then make sure to reserve Picnic at the Front Porch. Here you’ll enjoy club seats, a barbecue dinner, and beer making it perfect for your next event.


Keep an eye out for Jackson Generals’ mascot Sarge during the game. The lovable bulldog gets into all kinds of shenanigans during the game making him a must-see part of any Generals game.

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The CoreCivic Office Club Suite

The CoreCivic Office Suite is the largest suite in the ballpark and an excellent place to hold a large gathering. The suite comes with flat screen TVs, VIP parking passes, a variety of seating options and more.

Fight Songs

  1. Let’s go Generals!

    Let’s go Generals!

    Let’s go Generals!

    Let’s go Generals!

Jackson Generals Bars & Restaurants

  1. Rafferty’s


    We use the freshest ingredients, and strive to make your visit a memorable dining experience in every way - from the meals we create to the service you receive.

    162 Old Hickory Blvd, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$

  2. Redbone’s Grill & Bar

    KCs Steak & Rib House Steak Als Restaurant Steak

    Redbone's, where Bourbon Street meets Beale Street!

    584 Carriage House Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    american - steakhouse - $$

  3. Mulligan’s

    The O Patio Pub beer

    Mulligan's - where everday is your lucky day!

    1364 Union University Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  4. Bakers Rack

    The Depot

    Good food and friendly staff.

    205 E Lafayette St, Jackson, TN 38301, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  5. Catfish Galley

    Catfish Gall

    Good food, nice service, and wonderful experience.

    2002 N Highland Ave, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Pig House BBQ

    Pig House BBQ

    "You can't download BBQ....but you can load up at The Pig House BBQ!"

    1024 Campbell St, Jackson, TN 38301, USA

    Bar website

    bbq - $$

  7. Backyard Bar-Be-Cue


    An authentic barbecue restaurant with a homestyle atmosphere.

    186 Old Hickory Blvd, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    bbq - $

  8. Flatiron Grille


    Flatiron Grille is Jackson's premier venue for fine dining and entertainment.

    1160 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$$

  9. Old Town Spaghetti Store

    Old Town Spaghetti Store

    Home of the Country Italian Grill. Whether you are looking for the best Italian food in town or a just a fun place to hang out and have a good laugh, there is no place in Jackson like the Old Town Spaghetti Store.

    550 Carriage House Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA

    Bar website

    italian - $$