In 2003, Boston Red Sox-affiliated double-a minor league baseball team, Portland Sea dogs, started playing games at Hadlock Field. Then in 2006, the Portland Sea Dogs earned their first Eastern League crown. Now, Hadlock Field is currently known for being a mini Fenway Park. In April 2018, Hadlock Field was announced one of the top ten best minor league stadiums. Also in April 2018, Portland announced the expansion of netting at Hadlock Field.
For the last 25 years, there has been an estimated amount of 1175 minor league games played and an estimated amount of 500 high school games played on Hadlock Field. So far 197 baseball players who once played at Hadlock Field now play in the major league, in 2018, 38 are still currently playing. Hadlock Field has been compared to Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland, they share the same old style landscape.
Hadlock Field now does tours of the stadium. Which includes tour stops at Maine Monster, Sea dogs dugout, Pressbox, Sky box, picnic area, U.S. Cellular Pavillion, Sea dogs bullpen, and much more. Also, to another price cost, you can invite Slugger the Sea dog or get sea dog biscuits or even both! The Maine Monster is the nickname for the left field wall. There are seventeen skyboxes named after former Red Sox players that had once played at Hadlock Field before moving up to the major league.