MLB Ballparks With Natural Grass as Playing Surface

No two Major League Baseball fields are the same (just look at the outfield walls), and the debate of grass vs. artificial turf on the playing surface can be a touchy topic among fans. In the interest of tradition, many baseball fans believe that natural grass is the only thing that should be used on fields, but maintenance costs and climate issues often mean that some parks turn to artificial turf.

So which MLB ballparks have natural grass, and which use artificial turf?

MLB Ballparks With Natural Grass as Playing Surface

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Cincinnati Reds

American Family Field Milwaukee Brewers Grass
Angel Stadium Los Angeles Angels Grass
Busch Stadium St. Louis Cardinals Grass
Chase Field Arizona Diamondbacks Artificial Turf
Citi Field New York Mets Grass
Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia Phillies Grass
Comerica Park Detroit Tigers Grass
Coors Field Colorado Rockies Grass
Dodger Stadium Los Angeles Dodgers Grass
Fenway Park Boston Red Sox Grass
Globe Life Field Texas Rangers Artificial Turf
Great American Ball Park Grass
Guaranteed Rate Field Chicago White Sox Grass
Kauffman Stadium Kansas City Royals Grass
LoanDepot Park Miami Marlins Artificial Turf
Minute Maid Park Houston Astros Grass
Nationals Park Washington Nationals Grass
Oakland Coliseum Oakland Athletics Grass
Oracle Park San Francisco Giants Grass
Oriole Park at Camden Yards Baltimore Orioles Grass
Petco Park San Diego Padres Grass
PNC Park Pittsburgh Pirates Grass
Progressive Field Cleveland Guardians Grass
Rogers Centre Toronto Blue Jays Artificial Turf
T-Mobile Park Seattle Mariners Grass
Target Field Minnesota Twins Grass
Tropicana Field Tampa Bay Rays Artificial Turf
Truist Park Atlanta Braves Grass
Wrigley Field Chicago Cubs Grass
Yankee Stadium New York Yankees Grass

Of the 30 MLB ballparks, 25 use grass as the playing surface.

Most ballparks in cooler climates, like Citi Field (New York Mets), Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia Phillies), and Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox), use bluegrass on their playing surface. Bluegrass can tolerate high traffic and wear, survive cool weather, and spread and repair itself throughout the season, making it ideal for use on baseball fields.

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