Minor League Baseball fans will have a fantastic time taking in a Tennessee Smokies game at Smokies Stadium. Smokies Stadium presents an excellent baseball experience that anyone who loves baseball will enjoy as they’re chalked full of traditions and baseball history.
One of the best parts of a Smokies game is the raising of the W flag after every win. The tradition comes from the Smokies’ parent club the Chicago Cubs and is one of the most famous traditions in baseball making it a fun part of any Smokies game. Baseball fans, especially Cubs fans, will enjoy the W flag so stay after the game and take in this fun tradition.
If you’re a longtime Smokies fan, you’ll also love the seats from Meyer Stadium in right field. The seats do an excellent job of linking the current day Smokies to their past in Knoxville and are a must-see for any baseball fan taking in a game at Smokies Stadium.
Smokies games also offer plenty of entertainment for those of you who aren’t as into the game as well as kids. Smokies Stadium features several excellent places to grab a bite to eat including Calhoun’s at the Yard and the Smoky Mountain Brewery Bullpen. There is also lots of family entertainment including the team’s three mascots and Homer’s Playland ensuring that the kids won’t get restless during the game.
A Smokies game is an excellent entertainment option for anyone visiting the Knoxville area, so get your tickets to a Smokies game today.
Things to check out
Since the Smokies became the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs in 2007, they have flown a W flag after every victory just like their parent club. Look for the W flag in the outfield after every Smokies win.
Meyer Stadium Seats
Take a seat in the Meyer Stadium seats in the outfield behind the right-field foul pole. The seats are a nice tribute to the Smokies history and their former home, so see them during your visit to Smokies Stadium.
Kids ages five to twelve can take part in the Chicken Run at select Smokies games. The Chicken Run allows kids on the field to chase after Clucky Jacobson, so make your way to Section 118 an inning before the event to take part in the fun.
Check out the lone seat when taking in a game at Smokies Stadium. The lone seat is reserved for military personnel missing in action and is an excellent way to pay tribute to these individuals.
Calhoun’s at the Yard
Calhoun’s at the Yard is located in left field and is an excellent place to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet while taking in a game. Here you’ll enjoy all-you-can-eat pork, chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, and more making the buffet well worth the price tag.Watch video