Summertime in Myrtle Beach means more than just sunny days on the beach and fireworks on the Fourth of July. It also means experiencing all the excitement of America’s pastime as you cheer your heart out for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
Located just four minutes inland from The Breakers Resort is the beautiful TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark — home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. This unique gem in the world of baseball has been voted a Top 50 Stadium Experience in all of sports by Stadium Journey for six years running. The stadium also placed fifth overall in Minor League Baseball and was rated the No. 1 stadium in the Carolina League. Whether you are a lifelong baseball fan or are just looking for affordable, family-friendly fun, Pelicans Ballpark is sure to entertain you.
And if you think the stadium is impressive, wait until you see the team. The Pelicans are the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Throughout the team’s nearly 20-year history, many notable baseball players have played for the Pelicans, including Julio Teherán, starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, and Kyle Hendricks, starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. In 2016, the Pelicans also became the first team since 1985 to win the Carolina League Championship in back-to-back seasons. So come out to the ballgame and see the stars of tomorrow play today!
Looking for a place to hang out after the game is over? Be sure to visit nearby Benchwarmers Grill and Tap Room. With 58 big-screen TVs, 48 taps and a wide variety of delicious and affordable food, Benchwarmers is a sports lover’s paradise. The family-friendly sports bar located just down the 21st Avenue North from Pelicans Ballpark and across the street from Broadway at the Beach. Relax in air-conditioned comfort as you enjoy a frosty cold drink and root for your favorite team. If you love sports, Benchwarmers is the place to be.
The best memories are always made while you’re on vacation. Whether you are cheering on the Pelicans, catching that foul ball or just watching some post-game fireworks, you will never forget your first Pelicans game. Book your stay at The Breakers Resort today, and take the family out to the ballgame!