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Columbia’s Spirit Communications Park ranked #1 in the South Atlantic League

Posted by Rachael Myers Lowe

rlowe@thestate.com

Brody Scheer plays catch in the Bojangles Berm during opening night for the Fireflies at the new Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, SC, Thursday, April 14, 2016.
Brody Scheer plays catch in the Bojangles Berm during opening night for the Fireflies at the new Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, SC, Thursday, April 14, 2016. gmelendez@thestate.com

Columbia’s Spirit Communications Park earned high marks from the publication Stadium Journey as one of the top 20 minor league baseball stadiums for fans in the nation and as the top ranked in the South Atlantic League.

To arrive at it’s rankings, Stadium Journey looks at several factors including food and beverages served at the ballpark; overall game day atmosphere; the neighborhood surrounding the ballpark; fan access within the park and to and from the park; the return-on-investment for investors; and, unique attributes of each ballpark.

Read Stadium Journey’s review of Spirit Communications Park.

Spirit Communications Park opened for its first Columbia Fireflies game on April 14, 2016. Since then, the multi-use park has hosted cooking festivals, high school football games and other community events.

In July, Ballpark Digest named Spirit Communications Park its 2016 Ballpark of the Year.

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