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Top 10 Veg-Friendly Major League Ballparks

Written by PETA | May 18, 2011

Take me out to the ballgame! Take me out to the crowd! Buy me faux-chicken and corn on the cob, nondairy smoothies, and veggie kabobs…

The great American pastime has gotten even greater, as loads of vegetarian and vegan foods have been added to menus at ballparks across the country. Here is this year’s list of stadiums that have us hoping for extra innings: 
 

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1. San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park

The only thing sweeter than a World Series championship is knowing that no animals had to suffer for a tasty ballpark meal. Mouthwatering meat-free options at AT&T Park include veggie dogs, veggie burgers, portobello mushroom sandwiches, meatless burritos, grilled vegetable sandwiches, and noodles with ginger, sesame, and veggies.

2. Philadelphia Phillies’ Citizens Bank Park

It’s hard to tell what’s more loaded: the Phillies’ starting rotation or Citizens Bank Park’s vegetarian menu, including Southwest black-bean burgers, mock-steak sandwiches, breaded faux-chicken sandwiches, and tangy hummus with pita chips. Don’t forget the closer: the vegan rice krispie treat.

3. Detroit Tigers’ Comerica Park

With flamethrower Justin Verlander on the mound and flame-broiled veggie Italian sausages and black-bean burgers on the grill, Comerica Park is the place to be this summer. You can also enjoy vegetable stir-fries, veggie dogs, veggie burgers, vegetable sushi, and hummus plates.

4. Atlanta Braves’ Turner Field

The Braves have a strong heart of the order, and Braves fans can have a strong heart by enjoying delicious cholesterol-free fare at the concession stands, such as veggie burgers, veggie dogs, meatless burritos, vegetable sushi, veggie pasta, and dairy-free smoothies.

5. Colorado Rockies’ Coors Field

The only thing at Coors Field longer than a Tulo home run are the lines at the concession stands for hearty meat-free fare, such as grilled portobello sandwiches, veggie dogs, veggie burgers, vegetable wraps, baked potatoes, and meatless burritos.

6. Oakland Athletics’ Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

The A’s young pitching carries the team every year, and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum’s meatless items, such as the veggie burger, meatless burrito, made-to-order salads, and portobello sliders, carried the venue into our top 10 this year.

7. San Diego Padres’ PETCO Park

Padres fans know that they can count on the right arm of Heath Bell and delicious cruelty-free fare in the concession stands, such as veggie dogs, veggie burgers, hummus and vegetables, roasted corn, edamame, and fresh fruit salads. (Maybe the animal-friendly options at the park will inspire PETCO to stop buying animals from abusive dealers where many animals suffer and die even before being shipped to stores.)

8. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s Angel Stadium

Choosing tasty meat-free foods at the concession stands—like black-bean burgers, vegetable sushi, bean burritos, edamame, fresh fruit cups, corn on the cob, and roasted vegetable sandwiches on ciabatta rolls—can help get Angels fans’ cholesterol lower than Jered Weaver’s ERA.

9. Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park

Delicious meat-free foods, like veggie burgers, mushroom sliders, fresh fruit smoothies, baked potatoes, made-to-order salads, and sun-dried tomato rigatoni, are flying out of concession stands at Minute Maid Park faster than Michael Bourn can fly around the bases.

10. Milwaukee Brewers’ Miller Park

Even if vegetarian slugger Prince Fielder leaves, the Brewers will still have mouthwatering meat-free choices to please their fans, like a portobello mushroom focaccia sandwich, a vegetable wrap, fresh fruit, build-your-own burritos, and a hearty veggie dog.

Thanks to Johanna McCloy and Soy Happy for their hard work getting vegetarian items added to menus at ballparks nationwide.

 
Written by Michelle Sherrow

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  • labgirl74 says:

    Hey! White Sox U.S. Cellular Field isn’t on here, but they have veggie burgers and a few places with veggie dogs there!

  • konteyner says:

    thank you admin

  • konteyner says:

    stop buying animals from abusive dealers where many animals suffer and die even before being shipped to stores

  • Neysha says:

    Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets has a decent selection of veg-friendly items including vegan veggie dogs, nachos (w/o cheese), veg sushi rolls, edamame, and grilled veggie sandwiches! The veggie burgers used to be vegan, but I think they switched vendors.There’s also a Subway, where you can purchase a Veggie Delight sandwich.My fave is getting veggie dogs and customizing them to my liking at the fixin’s bar…

  • Estoy Pacheco says:

    It figures! I’m hitting both Wrigley Field and the new Comiskey Park in the next couple of weeks. I guess that I’ll eat at home first.

  • M says:

    I’ve just been to the Yankee Stadium in NYC and was happy to see a “Green Market” with fruit and salad, as well as a veggie burgers, vegetarian noodle bowls and vegetarian sushi.

  • Marz says:

    Thanks PETA! I started a vegan blog after visiting your site, and something like this will be great to link to! (www.omnivorousdilemma.blogspot.com)

  • Amanda says:

    Show YOUR ignorance Ralpy. It’s quite impressive that you have been to each and every one of these ballparks in the past year or so. I’m also impressed you managed to visit each concession stand at every park. Even if you had done so, some of these items might be new, or you were too busy eating maliciously killed cows to notice them. Perhaps YOU do some research before negatively commenting on a good article.

  • Jay says:

    Ralpy sounds liked he’d be fun to party with… P.S. there are veggie dogs @ Citizens Bank Park too!

  • Get Real says:

    Ralpy, go away.