Fans who like to hear the crack of the bat and the cheers of the crowd can plan on attending a game at "the Joe" (Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium).
Charleston RiverDogs. The local minor-league baseball team plays at "the Joe," on the banks of the Ashley River near the Citadel. Kids love the mascot, Charlie T. Riverdog. After games, fireworks often illuminate the summer sky in honor of this all-American pastime. The season runs from April through September. Tickets cost a reasonable $7 to $12. Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, 360 Fishburne St., Hampton Park Terrace, Charleston, South Carolina, 29403. 843/577–3647; www.riverdogs.com.