Maptitude Featured Map Infographic:
Closest Major League Baseball Park to Where You Live
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Are you planning on taking a road trip this Summer that includes a
baseball game? This month's featured map shows North America divided
into territories based on the shortest drive-time to a Major League
Baseball park. We have also calculated the portion of the U.S. population that
lives within each area. Our analysis with Maptitude included some interesting
results for baseball fans:
Baseball fans in Iowa may have the toughest choice in choosing
their team alliance. While the state has no team of its own, six
different teams lay claim to portions of the state to which they
are closest (Twins, Royals, Cardinals, White Sox, Cubs, and
While New York is home to two MLB teams, your location in the
state will determine which of seven different teams (Mets, Yankees, Blue Jays, Phillies,
Pirates, Indians, and Red Sox) is closest.
Thanks to the 2½-hour Lake Express Ferry, baseball fans in Grand
Rapids, Michigan can get to a Brewers game in less time than it
takes to drive to see their home state Detroit Tigers.
While Illinois may be home to
two teams, more than half of the state is closer to Busch
Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.
Portions of 13 states and one Canadian province are closest to
Coors Field in Denver, Colorado.
The smallest territory by area belongs to the New York Mets,
people living on Long Island can claim Citi Field
as their closest park.
31.3 million Americans (nearly 1/10 of the entire population)
live closest to Suntrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta
Even though the Blue Jays play in Canada, their territory
contains 3.2 million
people who live in western New York, which exceeds the San
Francisco Giants territory at only 2.7 million
The USA Maptitude Country Package includes a point landmark
database that includes thousands of points-of-interest, including
baseball parks, stadia, and sports complexes.
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