Independent and family-owned Shipyard Brewing of Portland (ME) now has its beers in a number of Florida baseball stadiums that host spring training and affiliated minor-league ball. Read more here.
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Ballpark Visit ALERT: JetBlue Park (Fort Myers, FL)
Graham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com has just posted a review of his ballpark visit to JetBlue Park, the spring-training home of the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers (FL). Read more and view photos here.
Miracle Will Play August Home Games at JetBlue Park
Phase Two of the two-year project to renovate Hammond Stadium will have the Single-A Fort Myers Miracle (Florida State League) moving their last eight home games just six miles down the road to JetBlue Park, the beautiful spring training home of the Boston Red Sox. Read more here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Market & Location, Stadium Issues
Ballpark Namings Right$ in the Grapefruit League
As the Minnesota Twins continue negotiations with Lee County (FL) for substantial upgrades to Hammond Stadium and control of the spring-training facility’s naming rights, Sabina Bhasin from NaplesNews.com takes a look at ballpark naming-rights deals in the Grapefruit League. Read more here.
Filed under Sponsorships & Advertising, Stadium Issues
A Pricey Visit to the New JetBlue
If you are going to visit JetBlue Park, the new Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox, bring plenty of cash (or plastic) for tickets, food, drinks, merchandise, and parking. That said, we wouldn’t expect much less on the cost front from any other stadium in the Grapefruit League. Read more here.
Filed under Food & Beverage, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues
A Tour of the New JetBlue Park
The Boston Red Sox have posted a full video tour of JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the team’s new Spring Training home that is now open for business. View tour here.
Red Sox, Twins Heat Up Business in Southwest Florida
Spring training is almost here, as the Minnesota Twins report to camp Saturday, February 18, and the Boston Red Sox report to camp on Sunday, February 19, in Fort Myers (FL). The Twins return to Hammond Stadium, while the Red Sox take up residence at the new JetBlue Park, which has already energized commerce in the area. Some are saying Continue reading
Lee County Courting Washington Nationals
The Boston Red Sox have moved their spring training operations to the new JetBlue Park in Fort Myers (FL), leaving City of Palms Park without a MLB team. Lee County is now in discussions with the Washington Nationals to try and fill the void. Read more here.
Filed under Lease & Contracts, Market & Location, Stadium Issues
City of Palms Park Needs New Roof
The Boston Red Sox have departed City of Palms Park for the new JetBlue Park at Fenway South as the team’s Spring Training home, which is one reason some folks in Lee County are not too keen on the idea of spending $300,000 for a new roof needed to maintain the 20-year-old trade in. Read more and view news clip here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues
New Spring Home for Red Sox Taking Shape
JetBlue Park, the new spring home under construction in Lee County (FL) for the Boston Red Sox, is coming together nicely, according to Lee County government construction manager Bob Taylor. “Fenway South,” which will have approximately 11,000 seats, a replica “Big Green Monster,” and five nearby practice fields, is expected to be completed in time for the 2012 Grapefruit League Continue reading
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues