Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball

January 15, 2018
Category: Myrtle Beach Hotel

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans is a Minor League Baseball team in South Carolina, a member of the Carolina League and a Class A-Advanced affiliate of Chicago Cubs. Earlier, the team was affiliated with the Texas Rangers and the Atlanta Braves before that. Champions of the league as recently as in 2016, the third consecutive year, in addition to 2008 and 2009, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are not just a local favorite but also a major draw among tourists. If you want to catch a ball game in Myrtle Beach, then you should look to attend one of the home games of the Pelicans at the Field. The stadium dates back to 1999 and presently has a capacity of almost 6,600 fans.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Field

The Pelicans were earlier called The Durham Bulls before moving base to Coastal Federal Field in 1999. Presently known as Field, the stadium was originally the Coastal Federal Field and later renamed as BB&T Coastal Field. Stadium Journey has consistently rated the Field or Pelicans Ballpark as the finest stadium in the Carolina League. The family-friendly park has a speed pitch, moon bounce, and obstacle course. Five years after its inception, Baseball America had rated Field as the second best in the country among all Class A ballparks. It has also been recognized for offering one of the best fifty stadium experiences across all sports. The ballpark itself is one of the top three attractions in Myrtle Beach, as recognized by TripAdvisor.

When you catch a ball game in Myrtle Beach, you wouldn’t just be witnessing Carolina’s finest baseball players on the field but you would also be at one of the finest fields in the country. The stadium is located off Highway 17. You can read more about the stadium here. Check the roster of the Pelicans and their schedule so you can grab the tickets for the games you would want to catch. You will find every bit of information about tickets and promotions here.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans have paved the way for Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, MLB outfielder Jeff Francoeur, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal, All-Star second baseman Marcus Giles, Cubs relief pitcher Justin Grimm, MLB starting pitcher Tommy Hanson, Rangers starting pitcher Matt Harrison, Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks and many more greats to have graced the game such as Craig Kimbrel, Adam LaRoche, and Jason Marquis. You may find a great ballplayer in the making when you catch a Pelicans game!

Stay at Cabana Shores

Pelicans Ballpark is around four miles southwest of Cabana Shores Hotel. Enjoy an oceanfront location in a room with a view while you stay conveniently close to all major attractions of Myrtle Beach. Book your stay at Cabana Shores online and get the best rates: