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MLB Ballpark Rankings: San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants
AT&T Park|Capacity: 41, 503|Opened: 2000
OVERALL RANK
17
AT&T Park
Heinz Kluetmeier/SI
Category Rank (1-30)
26
Affordability
How would you rate the affordability of a trip to your hometown ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
13.2% 27.8% 29.5% 15.2% 14.2%
Ticket Costs
Average Ticket % Increase From 2007 MLB Rank MLB Average Ticket
$22.06 0.3% 13th $25.43
Category Rank (1-30)
7
Food
How would you rate the food at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1.7% 0.7% 12.1% 44.6% 40.9%
How would you rate the cost of food and beverages at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
18.4% 28.1% 30.1% 19.7% 3.7%
What is the must-have food item offered at the ballpark and what makes it so good?
  • "The Cha-Cha bowl at Orlando's BBQ. It's a filling and delicious dish, while deviating from the standard stadium fare. It's Caribbean jerk chicken over rice and beans, topped with a fruit salsa and your choice of chile and/or barbecue sauce."
  • "Garlic fries -- tasty, filling and great with beer. Also, something you don't usually eat anywhere else."
  • "Everyone thinks it's the garlic fries, which are good, but there's nothing like taking down a hot clam chowder bowl while standing up along the right-field pavilion. Feeling the cold winds can't help but remind you of Candlestick."
  • "Crab sandwich. Fresh Dungeness crab served on fresh San Francisco sourdough."
  • "The Subway sandwich I smuggle into the stadium. It tastes better, costs less and digests a heck of a lot easier than any food sold at the park. Plus, I hear Brian Sabean traded his for someone else's old stadium ham sandwich, so the Subway sandwich must be better."
Category Rank (1-30)
27
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
40.1% 40.4% 12.5% 3.7% 3.4%
Which player on your team is the most worth paying to watch?
Tim Lincecum Matt Cain Omar Vizquel Barry Zito Aaron Rowand
55% 26.3% 7.6% 3.1% 2.8%
Daniel R. Harris/Icon SMI
Category Rank (1-30)
9
History & Tradition
How would you rate the sense of tradition and history at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
2% 8% 21.4% 33.1% 35.5%
Category Rank (1-30)
9
Ballpark Atmosphere
How would you rate the atmosphere at the game?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
3% 3.7% 12.7% 38.1% 42.5%
How would you rate the level of personal comfort when you are sitting in your seat?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1% 1.4% 18.4% 42.9% 36.4%
Category Rank (1-30)
17
Fan Intelligence
How would you rate the "baseball intelligence" of the home fans?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
5% 10.1% 30.5% 36.9% 17.4%
Category Rank (1-30)
21
Fan Hospitality
How would you rate the hospitality offered to fans of the opposing team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
4.7% 7.1% 49% 29.1% 10.1%
What is the worst incident you've witnessed against an opposing fan or yourself?
  • "The fights against Dodger fans in the bleachers can get ugly."
  • "There's verbal abuse, but only against Dodgers fans."
  • "I was sitting in front of a couple on a date. Dumb as posts, and they weren't teenagers. I moved. The park draws non-fans who aren't interested in games."
  • "I've seen beverages/other stuff getting thrown at Dodgers fans. All other fans of other clubs are pretty safe."
  • "I haven't seen anything crazy since the days at the 'Stick."
Category Rank (1-30)
25
Promotions
How would you rate the quality of the promotions/giveaways offered by the home team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
5.2% 11.5% 49.1% 22.3% 11.8%
What is the best promotion/giveaway your team has offered? What is the worst? What is a promotion you'd like to see?
  • "I like Latin American Night, with San Fran wearing the Gigantes uniforms. We need more ethnic celebrations because the SF Bay Area is SO diverse [like any large metro region]."
  • "Best: Barry Bonds bobblehead. The 'Head' was made in actual proportion to his body."
  • "Matt 'CANE' Giveaway Day. Everyone 60 or older gets a free cane, including most of the Giants' roster."
  • "The best is getting to camp out on the field the night before a game."
Category Rank (1-30)
14
Getting To The Game
How would you rate the traffic to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
11.9% 18.5% 38.5% 17.5% 13.6%
How would you rate the parking availability/cost at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
29.9% 33.5% 22.2% 8.5% 6%
How would you rate the public transportation options to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
0.7% 2.4% 12.6% 32.5% 51.7%
Category Rank (1-30)
6
Neighborhood
How would you rate the dining and drinking options within walking distance of the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1.4% 3.1% 12.2% 32.2% 51%

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