In the new millennium, America’s Past Time has remained as integral to daily life in the United States as it was in the twentieth century. If it’s possible, baseball is even more popular today than it was. In Japan, they’ve elevated baseball to a whole new level. In Caribbean countries, some of Major League Baseball’s biggest stars got their start. And, of course, in cities throughout the United States, people have carved their own diamond-shaped niche in baseball history. A love of the game has spread to every corner of the globe, which means that worthwhile baseball destinations exist everywhere. Whether you’re searching for a touchstone of US baseball history or you want to see the burgeoning stars of tomorrow, there are tons of options that will amaze you from start to finish.
1. Pasadena, California
Go on a tour of the home town of Jackie Robinson, modern baseball’s favorite son. Pasadena has several sites dedicated to the man who integrated Major League Baseball, including his childhood home, the field he played on in high school, and more statues than you can possibly handle.