Ballparks http://wesa.fm en The New Girl Explores the Nation's Midwest Ballparks http://wesa.fm/post/new-girl-explores-nations-midwest-ballparks <p>For many, the summer months usher in the long standing tradition of a baseball pilgrimage. Baseball lovers roam the nation soaking up the atmosphere of the nation’s many ballparks.</p><p>Travel contributor Elaine Labalme undertook such a pilgrimage, exploring the midwest’s best ballyards. From singing the Beer Barrel Polka with Brewers fans, to enjoying Minneapolis’s artist designed mini-golf and St. Louis’s amazing barbecue which she describes as “an 11 on a scale of one to ten,” Labalme has plenty to say about her wonderful experiences in each town.</p><p>As for where the parks stack up, Labalme says Kansas City comes out on top, adding that “the fans had a lot to do with it.” Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:44:22 +0000 John Lavanga 14931 at http://wesa.fm The New Girl Explores the Nation's Midwest Ballparks