Awards & Recognition

2019 Awards and Recognition

  • - Best Class A Ballpark (Ballpark Digest)
  • - Mike Nutter inducted into Northeast Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame
  • - Midwest League nominee for Minor League Baseball’s Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award
  • - Top 25 in Minor League Baseball Merchandise Sales

 

 

2018 Awards and Recognition

  • - Continued Excellence Award (Ballpark Digest)
  • - Best Class A Ballpark (Ballpark Digest)
  • - No. 3 Ballpark Experience in all of Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • - Midwest League nominee for Minor League Baseball’s Larry MacPhail Award for promotions
  • - 4,000,000th fan at a TinCaps game

 

 

2017 Awards and Recognition

  • - No. 1 Ballpark Experience in all of Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • - Field of the Year in Professional Baseball (Sports Turf Managers Association)
  • - Top 25 in Minor League Baseball Merchandise Sales
  • - Franchise record for overall attendance (419,128)
  • - 1,000,000th guest for Parkview Field special events

 

 

2016 Awards and Recognition

  • - Minor League Baseball's John H. Johnson Award for overall excellence in franchise management and community relations
  • - No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • - Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Minor League Baseball's Best Theme Night Nominee

 

 

2015 Awards and Recognition

  • - Minor League Baseball's John Henry Moss Community Service Award
  • - No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • - Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Minor League Baseball's Best Theme Night Nominee

 

 

2014 Awards and Recognition

  • - Team of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • - No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • - No. 10 Sports Venue Experience in the U.S. and Canada (Stadium Journey)
  • - Best New Food Item (Ballpark Digest)
  • - Single-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year (Minor League Baseball/Sports Turf Managers Association)
  • - Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2013 Awards and Recognition

  • - No. 2 Minor League Baseball Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • - National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • - Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks in the Country (PETA)
  • - Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2012 Awards and Recognition

  • - No. 1 Overall Minor League Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • - Hoosier Hospitality Award Winners - Fort Wayne Bad Apple Dancers (Indiana Office of Tourism)
  • - Golden Bobblehead Award Finalist - Best Non-Game Day Event (Minor League Baseball)
  • - Silver ADDY Award - Integrated Campaign, Local Business to Business
  • - Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks in the Country (PETA)
  • - Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2011 Awards and Recognition

  • - No. 1 Overall Minor League Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • - Golden Bobblehead Award winner for Best Theme Night - 3D Night (Minor League Baseball)
  • - Golden Bobblehead Award winner for Best Overall Promotion - 3D Night (Minor League Baseball)
  • - Bob Freitas "Organization of the Year" Award at the Class-A Level (Baseball America)
  • - National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • - Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Field of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2010 Awards and Recognition

  • - National John H. Johnson Award nomination for Best Overall Organization (Midwest League)
  • - Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year - Abby Naas (Midwest League)
  • - National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • - Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • - Field of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2009 Awards and Recognition

  • - Minor League Baseball Team of the Year (MiLB.com)
  • - Best New Logo (MiLB.com)
  • - Single-A Team of the Year (Baseball America)
  • - International Downtown Association Award of Distinction
  • - Indiana Department of Environmental Management Award for "Best Land Use"
  • - Large Business of the Year (Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce)
  • - Logo of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • - Organization of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • - Best Marketing Campaign (Ballpark Digest)
  • - National John H. Johnson Award nomination for Best Overall Organization (Midwest League)
  • - National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • - National Executive of the Year Award nomination - Mike Nutter (Midwest League)