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Exhibition Baseball Americana

Katrina N. Jorgensen. Ballpark Cookbook: The National League: Recipes Inspired by Baseball Stadium Foods. North Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2016. General Collections (044.00.00)

Beyond the Hot Dog

Hot dogs, popcorn, and Cracker Jack remain ballpark staples, but the variety of stadium cuisine now extends from fajitas and sushi on the West Coast to bratwurst and chili in the heartland, shrimp po’ boys in the south, and cheesesteak sliders on the East Coast. This cookbook demonstrates how much dining expectations have changed; not until the twenty-first century did popular chains, regional delicacies, and chef-driven outlets find their way into stadium concourses.

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