Animal Rights

PETA Ranks Vegetarian-Friendly Minor-League Stadiums

| by PETA

Minor-league stadiums may not have Big Papi's bat, Adam Jones' glove, or Joel Zumaya's arm, but many of them have great-tasting vegetarian fare. Check out PETA's list of the top 10 vegetarian-friendly minor-league ballparks of 2010 to see the lineup of vegetarian options at your favorite stadium:

  1. Municipal Stadium (Hagerstown Suns)
    Veggie dogs, veggie burgers with vegan cheese, pepper and onion Phillies with vegan mozzarella, vegetarian General dogs (with vegan cheese, peppers, onions, and vegetarian chili), veggie subs, fruit salad, veggie chorizo (available on the picnic patio), and more
  2. PGE Park (Portland Beavers)
    Faux beef Philly sandwiches made with Gardenburger crumbles (available without cheese), veggie dogs, Gardenburgers, vegan roasted-red-pepper and tomato soup, vegetarian sub with marinated mushrooms (available without cheese), baked beans, salads, fruit (available in the skyboxes)
  3. Frontier Field (Rochester Red Wings)
    Veggie burgers, pasta with marinara sauce, veggie burritos, veggie taco salads, baked potatoes, Caesar salad wraps (available without cheese and anchovy-based dressing), fresh fruit, grilled vegetables, field green salads, baked beans (available in catering)
  4. Durham Bulls Athletic Park (Durham Bulls)
    Black-bean veggie burgers, veggie dogs, bean burritos, Carolina veggie burritos (with sweet potatoes and black beans), fruit cups, hummus with pita triangles, salads
  5. ONEOK Field (Tulsa Drillers)
    Veggie burgers, veggie dogs, taco salads, dairy-free soft-serve ice cream, veggie trays, fruit trays, pita chips and hummus (available in the suites)
  6. Victory Field (Indianapolis Indians)
    Veggie burgers, black-bean burritos, corn on the cob, tossed salads, vegetarian wraps, grilled portobello mushroom sandwiches (available without cheese), sautéed fresh summer vegetables and penne pasta (available without cheese), spicy black-bean dip, vegetable crudités, sliced fresh fruit (available in the suites)
  7. Cheney Stadium (Tacoma Rainiers)
    Veggie burgers, veggie dogs, vegetarian burritos, corn on the cob, baked potatoes
  8. Isotopes Park (Albuquerque Isotopes)
    Veggie dogs, veggie burgers, bean burritos, veggie trays, fresh fruit trays, fresh salads
  9. Regions Park (Birmingham Barons)
    Veggie burgers, veggie dogs, vegetarian taco salads and burritos, fruit cups, fruit trays, veggie trays, garden salads
  10. MerchantsAuto.com Stadium (New Hampshire Fisher Cats)
    Veggie burgers, garden salads, veggie wraps, portobello mushroom cap salads, grilled veggie sandwiches, baked beans (available in the picnic area), portobello sandwiches (available on request)

Continue reading for the honorable mentions.