Baseball fits naturally in Southwest Florida. Each March, theBoston Red Sox and Minnesota Twinsreturn for spring training. Young players from around the country attend our elite baseball camps each summer.
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Why attend spring training games in Florida?
In 2017, over 1.5 million fans flocked to Florida to attend Florida Spring Training Games. Fans get their first glimpse of the best baseball players as well as the game future stars competing in the Florida Grapefruit League games often getting up close to the players for autographs!
What cities in Florida have spring training ballgames?
Here an introduction to spring training in the Sunshine State and the cities that take you out to the ballgames. Ballpark: LECOM Park, built in 1923, is the grand dame of Grapefruit League stadiums, and is the second-oldest professional ballpark in Florida behind Jackie Robinson Park in Daytona Beach.
Where do the Atlanta Braves go to spring training?
Ballpark: CoolToday Park is part of a $125 spring training complex in the West Villages section of North Port, a burgeoning town between Sarasota and Fort Myers. The Braves moved from their longtime home in Lake Buena Vista, shortening the team travel time to several Grapefruit League competitors.
Where do the pirates go for spring training?
The club begins Spring Training across town at the Pirate City complex, also home to their Rookie-level Gulf Coast League team, before moving to the ballpark formerly known as McKechnie Field for Grapefruit League games. LECOM Park was built in 1923 and has served as the Pirates?Spring Training home since 1969.