MLB Stadium Bag Policy by Team

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MLB Stadium Bag Policy by Team

Navigating MLB Stadium Bag Policies: Your Guide to Game-Day Gear

When it comes to attending a Major League Baseball game, one thing's for certain: you want to be prepared. But unlike some other leagues, MLB doesn't have a one-size-fits-all policy for stadium bags. Instead, each team and stadium sets its own rules. So, before you head to the ballpark, it's essential to know what to expect.

What You Can Bring:

- Clear Bags: Many MLB teams allow clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC bags, as long as they don't exceed 12" x 6" x 12" (or 30.5 x 15.25 x 30.5 cm). This includes clear backpacks, fanny packs, and cinch bags within these dimensions.

- Small Non-Clear Bags: Some stadiums permit small non-clear bags, like clutch bags, if they're no larger than 4.5" x 6.5" and are accompanied by an approved clear plastic bag.

- One-Gallon Clear Plastic Freezer Bag: A one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag, such as a Ziplock bag, is often accepted as well.

Important Considerations:

Remember, unless medically necessary, other types of bags like backpacks, diaper bags, or camera bags may not be allowed into the stadium. While most stadiums accept clear bags under 12" x 6" x 12", it's wise to check the specific regulations for the team you're visiting.

Stay Informed:

As of now, most MLB teams, except for the Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, and St. Louis Cardinals, permit clear stadium bags. However, keep in mind that security measures can vary and may be updated at any time.

Prepare for Game Day:

To make sure you're ready for the big game, we've compiled links to the bag policies of all 30 MLB teams below. Be sure to review the guidelines for the stadium you'll be visiting to avoid any unexpected surprises. With your gear in check, get ready to root for your team and soak in the excitement of MLB game day!

Stay informed, stay prepared, and let the magic of MLB game day unfold before your eyes!


AL East:

AL Central:

AL West:

NL East:

NL Central:

NL West:

*Indicates a standard 12" x 6" x 12" clear stadium bag is NOT allowed in their stadium. Please click on the link for updated information.

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