A Double-A team affiliated with the Boston Red Sox (a perfect marriage in baseball-crazy northern New England), the Sea Dogs play through summer at Hadlock Field, a small stadium near downtown that still retains an old-time feel despite aluminum benches and other updating. Activities are geared toward families, with lots of entertainment between innings and a selection of food that's a couple of notches above basic hot dogs and hamburgers. (Try the tasty french fries and grilled sausages.) You might even catch future pro stars -- Josh Beckett, Brad Penny, Alex Gonzalez, Charles Johnson, Kevin Millar, and Jonathan Papelbon all did time here as farmhands before they made "the show."
- © Frommer's 2013
- Very Highly Recommended 2010