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6400 Hobbs Road
Salisbury, MD

Stadium Opened: 1997
Capacity: 6,000
Dimensions: LF- 309 ft.  CF- 402 ft.   RF- 309 ft.
Surface: Natural Grass

Former Names of Ballpark: None

 

Parking:

  • Parking was free.

 

Food:

  • Food prices consistent with most minor league stadiums
  • Picnic area behind homeplate
  • There is a separate concession stand for kids in the kids play area

Seating/Stadium Design:

  • Carousel located in the concourse area in left field
  • Lawn Seating also available
  • Dark green fold down seats in the seating bowl

Atmosphere/Character:

  • Mascot is an orange shorebird named "Sherman"
  • Sat next to the "unofficial mascot" who sits behind homeplate and has large glasses and taunts the umpire when he makes a bad call.
      

Recognition of Team's History and/or MLB Affiliate:

Origin of Team's Name:

  • The name "Shorebirds" refers to the marine waterfowl of the region.

  • Delmarva is a name derived from the states that govern counties on the peninsula east of the Chesapeake Bay: Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

(www.wikipedia.org)

 

Overall Rating:

Review is based on my visit on 7/24/06.

 

amanda@baseballstadiumreviews.com