Category Archives: Ballpark Visits

Mock Reviews Joker Marchant Stadium and Steinbrenner Field Renovations

Joe Mock BaseballParks Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com takes a look at the “sweeping renovations” at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland (FL) and George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa (FL) that were completed in preparation for the 2017 spring-training season.  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL), Part II

Joe Mock BaseballParksHouston Astros New LogoWashington Nationals LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com makes a post-completion return to the new spring training facility in West Palm Beach (FL) for the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  Read more and view photos here.  As you might recall, Mock visited the complex in December while it was still under construction.  Read more and view photos here.

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Revolutionary Salt River Fields

Joe Mock BaseballParksArizona Diamondbacks LogoColorado Rockies LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com takes look at Salt River Fields — the impressive baseball complex near Scottsdale (AZ) that revolutionized MLB spring training.  An edited version of Mock’s article appeared in the USA TODAY Spring Training Preview on Feb. 22, 2017.  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Joe Mock BaseballParksHouston Astros New LogoWashington Nationals LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com takes an exclusive, sneak peek look at the new spring training facility in West Palm Beach (FL) for the  Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  Read more and view photos here.

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2016 – The Ballpark Year in Pictures

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual “The Ballpark Year in Pictures” covering all the big baseball stadium stories of 2016.  Read more and view photos here.

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MiLB Year In Review

Minor League Baseball LogoFrom road trips to promotions, MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the year that was in Minor League Baseball.  Read more here.

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Comparing the World Series Ballparks

Chicago Cubs LogoCleveland Indians LogoAs the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2016 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  Read more here.  View World Series game schedule here.

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