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MLB Ballpark Rankings: Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodger Stadium|Capacity: 56,000|Opened: 1962
OVERALL RANK
22
Dodger Stadium
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Category Rank (1-30)
21
Affordability
How would you rate the affordability of a trip to your hometown ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
7% 15.9% 44.1% 20.4% 12.6%
Ticket Costs
Average Ticket % Increase From 2007 MLB Rank MLB Average Ticket
$29.66 12.9% 25th $25.43
Category Rank (1-30)
13
Food
How would you rate the food at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
2.2% 5.4% 28.9% 37.6% 25.9%
How would you rate the cost of food and beverages at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
18.8% 19.3% 43.9% 14.4% 3.5%
What is the must-have food item offered at the ballpark and what makes it so good?
  • "Dodger Dogs go without saying. They're average dogs, but you can't see the Dodgers without eating a few."
  • "Camacho Nachos, You can choose a topping of carnitas or carne asada with avocado, sour cream salsa. I almost go to the games just for that."
  • "For the nostalgia and the taste, you have to go with the essential item, the famous Dodger Dog. The wiener hangs off of the bun and they are grilled, which gives them the added flavor. Eat them with mustard and onions -- and only mustard and onions -- and you have yourself the perfect complement to a night at beautiful Dodger Stadium, the jewel of Los Angeles sporting venues."
  • "Gordon Biersch garlic fries"
Category Rank (1-30)
13
Team Quality
How would you rate the quality of the product currently being put on the field by the hometown team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1.4% 4.7% 23.2% 59.7% 11%
Which player on your team is the most worth paying to watch?
Russell Martin Matt Kemp Andruw Jones Brad Penny James Loney
54.6% 13.2% 6.8% 5.1% 3.1%
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Category Rank (1-30)
4
History & Tradition
How would you rate the sense of tradition and history at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
0.8% 0.8% 4.4% 21% 72.9%
Category Rank (1-30)
15
Ballpark Atmosphere
How would you rate the atmosphere at the game?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
2.2% 4.1% 11% 32.8% 49.9%
How would you rate the level of personal comfort when you are sitting in your seat?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
3.6% 4.7% 34.1% 34.9% 22.7%
Category Rank (1-30)
18
Fan Intelligence
How would you rate the "baseball intelligence" of the home fans?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
5.3% 11.1% 32.3% 33.1% 18.1%
Category Rank (1-30)
26
Fan Hospitality
How would you rate the hospitality offered to fans of the opposing team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
18.1% 18.6% 35% 18.3% 10%
What is the worst incident you've witnessed against an opposing fan or yourself?
  • "Obviously, Giants fans, Padres fans and Angels fans don't get treated too well. I've seen fights and fans throwing things at each other."
  • "I have seen, on numerous occasions, Giants fans get things thrown at them."
  • "Heaven help you if you are Giants fan sitting in the left-field stands."
  • "I have witnessed several fights over the years with opposing fans. Especially before the LAPD made routine rounds at Dodger Stadium."
  • "I have seen numerous fights at the ballpark. Usually during games against the Giants."
Category Rank (1-30)
9
Promotions
How would you rate the quality of the promotions/giveaways offered by the home team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
3.4% 4.8% 37.9% 34.8% 19.1%
What is the best promotion/giveaway your team has offered? What is the worst? What is a promotion you'd like to see?
  • "Best -- Celebrity softball game. Worst -- Kids Gymnastic Demonstration."
  • "Best promotions were the Jackie Robinson and Sandy Koufax action figures offered three years ago"
  • "The best promotion was in the old days: Dodger Helmet Weekend.The worst was the Dodger Rewards program that went out of business before we could get anything."
  • "Best is the fleece blankets. Worst is the giveaways that aren't for everyone, like baseball cards for kids only."
Category Rank (1-30)
30
Getting To The Game
How would you rate the traffic to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
45.3% 26.8% 20.1% 6.1% 1.7%
How would you rate the parking availability/cost at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
29.1% 28.2% 29.6% 8.4% 4.7%
How would you rate the public transportation options to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
51% 24.1% 16.8% 3.9% 4.2%
Category Rank (1-30)
26
Neighborhood
How would you rate the dining and drinking options within walking distance of the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
59% 21.9% 8.3% 5.3% 5.5%

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