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Extreme Ballpark Food from Around the Country

Whoever decided that over the top, decked out food goes hand and hand with watching baseball deserves a big medal. These awesome ballpark foods are flying out of vending stands into the eager hands of baseball fans across the US. From hot dogs piled high with extraordinary toppings like chili, nacho cheese, and crispy fried onions, to massive burgers like you’ve never seen before, the eating of these mega-foods alone is a feat of athleticism worth seeing. Check out a few of the most gut-busting meals available at stadiums today!

Washington Nationals Hot Dog TrioWashington Nationals Hot Dog Trio

At the Washington Nationals stadium, you can get exceptional hot dogs. From left to right, the 1st all beef hot dog includes baked beans, potato salad, BBQ sauce,  and cheddar cheese; the second is a Banh Mi inspired dog topped with cucumber, carrot, daikon radish, cilantro and chili garlic sauce; and the third has ground beef, pico de gallo, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and picked jalapeno!

 

West Michigan Whitecaps Stadium – Fifth Third BurgerWest Michigan Whitecaps Stadium -  Fifth Third Burger

The Fifth Third Burger from the West Michigan Whitecaps stadium is a massive 4 pound hamburger that includes five one-third pound patties, a cup of chili, five slices of American cheese, salsa, lettuce, nacho cheese, sour cream, and Fritos.

 

St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium Pig SkinsSt. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium Pig Skins

At Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, you can grab these loaded potato skins packed full of tender smoked BBQ pulled pork and nacho cheese. No one would blame you if you enjoyed it spiced up with sliced jalapenos, salsa, and sour cream too.

 

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Funnel DogsNorthwest Arkansas Naturals Funnel Dogs

If you’re catching a Naturals minor league game in Arkansas, you can grab this cross between two food vendor classics: funnel cakes and hot dogs! A juicy all beef hot dog is wrapped and fried in a slightly sweet funnel cake and topped with powdered sugar.

 

Memphis Redbirds BBQ NachosMemphis Redbirds BBQ Nachos

The most popular food item to go with a Memphis Redbirds minor league game is a heaping portion of deluxe nachos piled high with smoky slow-cooked meat, nacho cheese, and topped with savory, spicy BBQ sauce.

 

Baltimore Orioles Birdland DogBaltimore Orioles Birdland Dog

The famous Birdland Dog served up at Oriole Park, home of the Baltimore Orioles, is far from your average hot dog. This meaty creation is topped with smoked pit beef, pepperoni hash, stewed tomato jam, and fried onions.

 

Seattle Mariners Safeco Field Fruit CupcakeSeattle Mariners Safeco Field Fruit Cupcake

If you’re going to catch a Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field, make sure to pick up one of these supreme cupcakes! Picturesque confections are frosted to perfection, dusted with chopped nuts, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit, and drizzled all over with luscious caramel!

 

Pittsburgh Pirates Primanti Brothers Sandwich Pittsburgh Pirates Primanti Brothers Sandwich

Primanti Brothers Sandwiches are famous in Pittsburgh, and are a definite must-try if you are catching a Pittsburgh Pirates game! This monster sandwich is brimming with delicious genoa salami, coleslaw, tomatoes, and a helping of fries!

 

San Diego Padres Sonoran DogSan Diego Padres Sonoran Dog

As you soak in the perfect Californian weather at the San Diego Padres game, treat yourself to one of their fantastic Sonoran hot dogs! It includes a an all-beef hot dog spiral wrapped in crispy, delicious bacon and topped with your choice of beans, grilled onions, tomatoes, relish, and salsa!

 

Illinois Gateway Grizzlies Luther BurgerIllinois Gateway Grizzlies Luther Burger

The infamous Luther Burger is served up in spades in Illinois at the Gateway Grizzlies stadium. It’s just your average burger with an all-beef patty, crispy bacon, and a slice or two of cheddar cheese – except the buns have been replaced with two glazed donuts!

 

Photo Credits: NY Daily News, Sports Illustrated, Serious Eats, Fox Sports

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