Spring Training Stadiums

Cactus League

Arizona Dimondbacks and Colorado Rockies:

Stadium: Salt River Fields

Surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain views in all of baseball.

Chicago Cubs:

Stadium: HoHoKam Stadium

Very nice stadium and very huge with also some nice scenery around the area.

Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers:

Stadium: Camelback Ranch

The largest stadium in the Cactus League with a capacity of 13,500. The ballpark includes 3,500 lawn seats and 12 luxury suites.

Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians:

Stadium: Goodyear Ballpark

A 10,311 seat main ballpark features all lower-bowl seating, a 360 degree concourse with a constant field view, shaded club seating, an oasis of lawn seating, six luxurious suites, a third floor Terrace and a 500 seat Pavilion in right field. It’s the future ballpark design.

Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers:

Stadium: Surprise Stadium

Voted Best of Phoenix, Best Sports Facility. With 80-degree weather, reasonable ticket prices and not a bad seat in the house.

Los Angeles Angels:

Stadium: Tempe Diablo Stadium

Sits under a picturesque mountain area and is just blocks from two major freeways.

Milwaukee Brewers:

Stadium: Maryvale Baseball Park

The 56-acre Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix, with its fan friendly 7,000-seat stadium.

Oakland Athletics:

Stadium: Phoenix Municipal Stadium

Phoenix Municipal has a traditional feel and exudes baseball “charm.” The views of Papago Park over the left field fence are breathtaking.

San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners:

Stadium: Peoria Sports Complex

It’s how baseball is supposed to be played and enjoyed. No contract disputes, no egos, and no crush of the crowd. Nor will you need to take a loan out on your 401(k) to share the experience with the whole family.

San Francisco Giants:

Stadium: Scottsdale Stadium

Located in the middle of scenic downtown Scottsdale and a short walk from a wide selection of restaurants, clubs, shops and galleries.

Grapefruit League

Atlanta Braves:

Stadium: Champion Stadium

Stadium built in 1996,  340 feet right and left-field lines , 400 feet center field holds 9,500 people. Braves 15th Spring Training at this location.

Baltimore Orioles 

Stadium: Ed Smith Stadium

This season will mark the Orioles third Spring Training at Ed Smith Stadium. The stadium was built in 1989 and was renovated prior to the 2011 season. It’s 340 feet left and right field lines 400 feet to center field. The seating capacity is 7,500.

Boston Red Sox:

Stadium: Jet Blue Park

This season will mark the Red Sox 20th Spring Training in Fort Myers, and it’s first year at Jet Blue Park. Stadium completed in 2012. Left Field is 310 feet , Left-Center Field is 379 feet , Center Field is 420 feet , and Right Field Pole is 302 feet. The seating capacity is 10,823.

Detroit Tigers:

Stadium: Joker Marchant Stadium

The 2011 spring will mark the Tigers 75th season at “Tiger Town” in Lakeland, extending the longest-lasting relationship between a major league baseball team and a current Spring Training host city. The 2009 spring season marks the club’s 43rd consecutive season at Joker Marchant Stadium. It is a great place to see a game in the spring.

Houston Astros:

Stadium: Osceola County Stadium

At a cost of $18 million, Osceola County Stadium and the entire Astros Spring Training complex was renovated and expanded. Although it is has the smallest seating capacity of any Grapefruit League ballpark, Osceola County Stadium has a seating capacity of 5,100.

Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals:

Stadium: Roger Dean Stadium

A $28 million Spring Training Complex/ Stadium specifically designed to house two Major League Baseball teams.

Minnesota Twins:

Stadium: Bill Hammond Stadium

Bill Hammond Stadium has five full and two half-fields, the centerpiece of which is the 7,500-seat Bill Hammond Stadium in which the major league Twins play their exhibition games and conduct some of their daily workouts.

New York Mets:

Stadium: Digital Domain Park

The stadium been the home of the Mets since 1988 and was recently renovated in 2004. The ballpark has a seating capacity of just over 7,300 and is only one of a few Spring Training ballparks that is named after a corporate sponsor.

New York Yankees:

Stadium: George M.  Steinbrenner Fields

The ballpark offers six main concession stands on the main concourse including hot dogs, beer, nachos and hamburgers. It has a seating capacity of over 10,000 and includes 12 luxury suites!

Pittsburgh Pirates:

Stadium: McKechine Field

McKechnie Field, is the oldest stadium in the Grapefruit League. Built in 1923, its first tenant was the St. Louis Cardinals. In the early 1990s, the ballpark was rebuilt and it’s named after former Bradenton resident and Hall of Fame manager Bill McKechnie.

Tampa Bay Rays:

Stadium: Charlotte Sports Park

Over $27 million was spent renovating the stadium in order to bring it up to par as other Spring Training ballparks. Charlotte Sports Park features a wraparound berm in the left field corner, open-air concourses, a children’s play area team officials hope will become “autograph alley” and more than 1,500 on-site parking spots. With suites and group party areas, the overall capacity is about 6,800.

Toronto Blue Jays:

Stadium: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

The current ballpark replaced Grant Field in 1990. Built at a cost of $24 million, the Blue Jays spring training home has a seating capacity of over 5,000. For most of its existence the ballpark was known as Dunedin Stadium. However in November 2010 the City of Dunedin sold the naming rights to Florida Auto Exchange, a local car sales center.

Washington Nationals: 

Stadium: Space Coast Stadium

Space Coast Stadium is named in honor of NASA’s achievements over the past five decades. The 8,100 seat stadium was originally constructed for the Florida Marlins in 1994 at a cost of $6.2 million.

Last but not least…….

Philadelphia Phillies:

Stadium: Bright House Networks Field

Bright House Networks Field is designed with a classic Floridian architectural style and is the newest ballpark in the Grapefruit League.

6 Comments

I’ve been to 6 of these stadiums – Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Houston, NY Yankees, and Pittsburgh’s Spring Training homes. I liked Houston’s because of easy access to all of their practice fields made getting balls super easy. Legends Field is probably the hardest to ballhawk at. Baltimore’s is one of the nicest now, the picture you have is when it was a dump.

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I was at Roger Dean last year. Great place for autographs…

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