Connecticut Minor League Baseball Teams


A baseball stadium full of people.Are you looking to take the family to a professional baseball game and hoping to stay in Connecticut? Look no further, as Connecticut is home to several minor league baseball teams that are alive and thriving after a brief COVID lull. Game times can be shorter, less expensive, and promise to keep the kid’s attention as you are closer to the players and the action. Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon this summer at one of Connecticut’s minor league fields, and let’s play ball with the Connecticut boys of summer.

Hartford Yard Goats 

The Hartford Yard Goats (formerly the New Britain Rock Cats) is a Double-A Minor Eastern League Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies MLB team. The team is named for the tractors that switch train cars between locomotives. This season’s opening day roster includes 15 newcomers and 13 returning players. Since the team’s inaugural season in 2016, the Yard Goats have produced 39 Major League players! The beloved Connecticut Cape Cod Classic returns to the Dunkin’ Donuts Park this year in July. College baseball games will also be returning this spring for the fifth season.

Dates of Operation: April through September

Location: Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford, CT

Ticket Price: $20-34

View the schedule here.

Annual Events: The Bark in the Park event is where seating is reserved in the park for all dogs and their owners.

New Britain Bees

The New Britain Bees are a member of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England and not a part of the MLB. There are four former Bees now in the MLB with the Dodgers, Red Sox, and Cardinals organizations. They host many fun promotional events throughout the season, and a fun-filled afternoon for kids is promised. 

Dates of Operation: May through August

Location: Norwich, CT

Ticket Price: $8-20

View the schedule here.

Annual Events: Field trips to the annual School Day Game are offered to all Connecticut schools, and they host a Future Bees Camp for 8-14-year-olds.

Sea Unicorns

The Sea Unicorns are part of the Future Collegiate Baseball League of New England and were formerly the Connecticut Tigers and part of the Detroit Tigers organization. Baseball clinics are available in late June for grades 4-8, where all attendees receive instruction from active college coaches and players.

Dates of Operation: June through September

Location: Dodd Stadium, Norwich, CT

Ticket Price: $8-20

View the schedule here.

Annual Events: They offer fun group outings such as luxury suites, BBQ parties, and kids’ birthday parties.

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