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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A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, the owners of both teams and other local and county officials highlighted opening festivities for The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Read more and view photos and news report here.
The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches will be ready to play ball for the first time on Tuesday but only because of a late-inning rally by construction crews and city inspectors inside the main stadium. Read more and view photo here.
The first day the general public will be allowed on The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches complex is Feb. 18, the same day the Houston Astros hold their first full-squad workouts with pitchers, catchers and position players. The Washington Nationals hold their first full-squad workouts on Feb. 19. Read more and view complex aerial photo here.
It’ll be easy to spot the new spring training home of the Houston Astros in West Palm Beach (FL) — just look for the team’s giant 30-feet high star logo outside their clubhouse at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. In the coming days, a giant Washington Nationals curly “W” will installed outside their clubhouse. Read more and watch installation here.