Baseball season is upon us this Sunday, and fans will descend on ballparks everywhere to watch 95 mile-per-hour pitches, eat hot dog monstrosities, and try to catch a home run ball.
If you want a memento from your ball game, however, that would depend where you sit. And SeatGeek is lending a helpful hand with its Home Run Value Guide, a way to see which of the 30 Major League Baseball stadiums offer the best value when it comes to catching home run balls.
By looking at every home run hit last year—and there were 4,907 of them—SeatGeek tracked where each one landed in the stadium. It then matched the section with the respective ticket prices for the upcoming season, and came up with the best tickets for catching home runs.
The central Section 143 of Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and expert hitter Paul Goldschmidt, came out as the best value ticket for catching home runs. Most of the 155 homers hit at the ballpark last year landed evenly across the bleacher sections, making the stadium one of the smartest investments if you are looking to bring a slugged ball.
Other team venues that ranked well include the ballparks of the Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Angels and Tampa Bay Rays.
If you just want to visit the ballpark that had the most catchable home runs, and without a care for average ticket price, your best bet would be to visit Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The famed 314-foot short porch in right field is a slugger's dream, and the field level Sections 103, 104, and 105 were the landing sites of 86 homers in 2015, nearly half the ballpark's total last year. The average ticket price for those seats? Around $75, a step more than most other ballparks.