Rocket City Trash Pandas Overview

Fast facts

League: Southern League

Head Coach: Andy Schatzley

Team Mascot: Sprocket

Year Opened: 2020

Capacity: 7000

City / State: Madison / Alabama

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Mobile BayBears vs Biloxi Shuckers

Rival Team: Biloxi Shuckers

The Biloxi Shuckers are the closest team to the BayBears geographically with only a little over 50 miles separating the two clubs. As a result, you’ll find plenty of Shuckers fans in attendance when Biloxi comes to town. The mixed crowd creates a fun atmosphere that any baseball fan would love to experience.

Mobile BayBears vs Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Rival Team: Pensacola Blue Wahoos

You won’t want to miss it when the BayBears square off with South Division rivals Pensacola. The two ball clubs are separated by only 65 miles meaning you’ll find plenty of Blue Wahoos fans making the trip to Mobile when the Blue Wahoos visit. There are always a lot of bragging rights on the line when these two meet, so don’t miss it when the BayBears take on the Blue Wahoos.

Rocket City Trash Pandas Tailgate Guide


You’ll want to arrive at Hank Aaron Stadium early before the game as you wouldn’t want to miss your chance to see Hank Aaron’s childhood home. The house features a wide assortment of Hammerin’ Hank memorabilia and is a must-see for any baseball fan. A trip to a BayBears game is worth it just to see the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum, so get here early and check it out before the game.

Additionally, if you’re going to the game with a large group, then make sure to reserve a spot at Gaslight Park. Gaslight Park offers pre-game picnic packages for groups of 50 to 1,000 making it an excellent tailgating destination no matter how large your party.

Arrive early and enjoy the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum as well as Gaslight Park before catching a game at Hank Aaron Stadium.


Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum

No trip to a Mobile BayBears game is complete without stopping by Hank Aaron’s childhood home before the game. See the house where Hammerin’ Hank grew up as well as memorabilia from throughout his career at the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum.

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Hank Aaron Silhouette

Get a picture of the Hank Aaron silhouette outside the main entrance to Hank Aaron Stadium. The silhouette presents a great photo op and is a picture of it is an excellent keepsake from your trip to Mobile.

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Where to tailgate

Rocket City Trash Pandas Stadium Guide

In Game

If you like baseball history, then you’ll love taking in a BayBears game at Hank Aaron Stadium. Before even entering the ballpark, you’ll have the opportunity to see Hank Aaron’s childhood home, and after you enter the ballpark, you’ll be treated to even more baseball history and memorabilia. The BayBears Hall of Fame in the main entrance is a must-see for any baseball fan, and all around the concourse, you’ll see old newspaper clips, stadium seats from ballparks Aaron played at, and much more.

Those of you who aren’t as into baseball history will also have a good time at a BayBears game. The BayBears go all out to provide tons of family entertainment, which includes BayBear Beach in right field. Young fans will also enjoy appearances by the BayBears’ mascots as well, making them a can’t-miss part of any game.

Whether you love baseball or are just looking for some family entertainment, you’ll have a great time taking in a game at Hank Aaron Stadium.

Things to check out

BayBears Hall of Fame

Stop by the BayBears Hall of Fame near the main entrance to learn more about the best players in BayBears history. The Hall of Fame is a can’t-miss for anyone attending a game at Hank Aaron Stadium, so make sure to check it out.

Stadium Seats

Make sure to see the stadium seats located throughout the concourse. The seats are from a variety of old stadiums including Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium where Hank Aaron hit his record breaking 715th career home run.

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Enjoy a unique experience by taking in a BayBears game from BayBear Beach. BayBear Beach features field level views and a play area making it the perfect place to take in a game for the whole family.

Swinging Bear Gift Shop

Pick up a souvenir from your trip to Hank Aaron Stadium at the Swinging Bear Gift Shop. The Swinging Bear Gift Shop is located to the right of the main entrance and is home to a wide selection of BayBears merchandise including caps, t-shirts, bobbleheads, and much more.

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Keep an eye out for the BayBears’ mascots at the game. The two lovable mascots get into all kinds of shenanigans and are a must-see part of any BayBears game.

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Rocket City Trash Pandas Bars & Restaurants

  1. Judy’s Place

    Judys Place

    We have Daily Lunch Specials, Dinner Specials, a Fully stocked bar, and a 100" TV for sports fans!

    3977 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36693, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  2. Royal Knight Restaurant

    Phase Dining Entertainment beer

    The Royal Knight is known for great food with a fun atmosphere.

    3004 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  3. Wild Wing Station

    Wild Wing Station

    We stand for honest food... higher quality, fresh, wholesome food... prepared when you order it... prepared by our's kind of people... people that believe this is Wild Wing Station... We don't cut corners.

    2212 Halls Mill Rd, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  4. Navco Pizza

    Navco Pizza

    We hope you enjoy every Navco experience we really work hard to bring you the best. Such as our dough which is made fresh in-house and our special sauce recipes. We even make our own Lasagna.

    1368 Navco Rd, Mobile, AL 36605, USA

    Bar website

    pizza - $

  5. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

    Dickeys Barbecue Pit

    All of Dickey's signature meats are smoked overnight, every night in every Dickey's location. Our home-style sides are all family recipes passed down through generations and served to our customers every day.

    1390 Tingle Circle West #1, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

    Bar website

    bbq - $$

  6. McAlister’s Deli

    McAlisters Deli

    Great food, large portions, wide variety, and a welcoming environment… also one heck of a glass of sweet tea.

    6750 Airport Blvd, Mobile, AL 36608, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  7. Newk’s Eatery

    Newk Eatery

    Whether it’s a quick lunch, family meal or office catering, you always get the best from Newk’s Eatery.

    1335 Satchel Paige Dr #106, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

    Bar website

    american - pizza - $$