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Bowie Baysox - Prince George's Stadium

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The Prince George's Stadium is home to the Bowie Baysox, a minor league baseball team that is a Baltimore Orioles' AA affiliate in the Eastern League. The state-of-the-art stadium seats 10,000 spectators and is a cooperative venture between Maryland Baseball Limited Partnership and Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Amenities include concession stands, souvenir shops, a restaurant, a carousel, group picnic areas, and a children's play area. The stadium and parking lot are available for public rental. Most games are 9-innings and last about 2.5 hours.

Minor league baseball games provide a family-friendly setting and a great opportunity to introduce younger children to America's favorite pastime. The Bowie Baysox Stadium offers special events for kids, youth baseball camps and birthday party opportunities. The stadium and parking lot are also available for public rental.

Tickets
Baysox Box Office: (301) 464-4865
Website: www.baysox.com

Location
Address: 4101 Northeast Crain Highway, Bowie, MD

The stadium is easily accessible from I-495 and is located just south of the interchange of Rts. 301 and 50 at Green Branch Community Park. Parking is free. Gates open approximately one hour before each game.

Independence Day Celebration

Each year on the 4th of July, the Bowie Baysox host their popular Independence Day Barbecue, an apple pie eating contest, a display from a charitable organization that benefits veterans and an extended fireworks display. Fans can enjoy the game along with a two-hour buffet including grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, corn on the cob, barbecue baked beans, chips, watermelon and soft drinks. Advance tickets are required.

Read more about Minor League Baseball Teams in the Washington DC Area

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