Tag Archives: Spring Training

New Food Items in the Cactus League

If you are planning to experience spring training in Arizona and love tasting new food items, azcentral.com has provided their foodie guide for the 2018 season, so you know what’s new and delicious at all 10 Cactus League stadiums.  Read more and view photos here.

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Brewers Announce Spring Training Facility Overhaul

The Milwaukee Brewers will contribute $56-$60 million to an overhaul of the Maryvale Baseball Park complex in time for 2019 Spring Training.  A doubling of clubhouse space, new workout amenities including a massive weight room and a practice field that mimics the dimensions of Miller Park, and significant improvements to the main stadium concourse are planned.  Read more and watch video here.  View more renderings here.

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Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

It’s ‘Fitteam’ for Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Fitteam, an event brand partnership and organic products firm, has secured the naming rights to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the spring training home of the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros.  Read more here.

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Work Continues on Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

More than a year after the teams’ $152 million shared facility opened, construction still isn’t finished. And it might be June before the city issues a final certificate of occupancy, which will mark the end of a rocky construction process that has faced numerous challenges since work started in November 2015.  Read more here.

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Braves CFO to Oversee New Spring Training Facility

Days after the Atlanta Braves announced a delay in the completion of their new spring training facility in Sarasota (FL), the club has shifted their chief financial officer to a new position with oversight of that facility.  Read more here.

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MLB.com Releases Grapefruit League Guide

MLB.com has posted a guide to the Grapefruit League ballparks.  If you have never been to spring training, we highly recommend a trip to Florida and/or Arizona, particularly if you are suffering in the winter months up north.  The weather is usually perfect, the beer is cold, and the laid back atmosphere will give you that relaxing baseball peace of mind.  Read more here.

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Miami Stadium (aka Bobby Maduro Stadium) Gets Historical Marker

For thousands of kids who grew up in Miami (FL), going to the old Miami Stadium in the Allapattah neighborhood was a part of coming of age.  Read more here.  See GoFundMe page here.

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