Goodyear Ballpark, spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds


After 16 seasons in Winter Haven, FL, the Cleveland Indians returned to Arizona in 2009, where they trained from 1947 until 1992. In 2010, the Indians cross-state rival, the Cincinnati Reds, joined the team at the Goodyear Ballpark, moving from Sarasota, FL. The 8,000 seat ballpark complex for the Indians and Reds is located in

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Maryville Baseball Park, Spring Training home of the Milwaukee Brewers


Maryville Baseball Park is the spring training home of the Milwaukee Brewers. The ballpark features a recessed playing field and a shaded concourse that provides an uninterrupted view of the action. The ballpark’s 7,000 seats plus the lush outfield berm, assures an intimate baseball experience in a fan-friendly, relaxed setting. It has been the spring

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Ed Smith Stadium, spring training home of the Baltimore Orioles


For 28 years, Ed Smith Stadium has been the site of Spring Training baseball in Sarasota. The stadium opened in 1989 and was originally the training location for the Chicago White Sox. The Cincinnati Reds moved to Sarasota from Plant City in 1998. They moved their Spring Training operations to Goodyear, AZ in 2010. The

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Jack Murphy Stadium in the early 1990s - Picture: Jerry Reuss


At one time, it was hard to tell that Jack Murphy Stadium was a multipurpose stadium, but after an expansion in 1997, that changed. After years of having minor league teams playing in San Diego, local sportswriter Jack Murphy began to build up support for a new stadium in the mid 1960’s. If built it would

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Since their inception in 1998, the Rays have played at Tropicana Field, the last remaining dome stadium Major League Baseball. Even though many fans prefer to watch baseball being played outside, Tropicana Field keeps the summertime heat and humidity out, keeping fans cool. Over the past decade, the Rays have invested in making their stadium

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Since 1968 the Athletics have called Oakland their home, playing over four decades at the Oakland Coliseum. The economics of baseball have changed drastically over the past two decades and the Athletics are the last franchise to share a stadium with a NFL team, the Oakland Raiders. For over a decade the A’s have sought

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Globe Life Field, future home of the Texas Rangers


Sweltering summers have plagued both the Rangers and their fans since the team moved to Arlington, TX in 1972, first at Arlington Stadium and currently at Globe Life Park. When the Rangers current ballpark was designed in the early 1990s previous ownership rejected the idea of a retractable roof, favoring a retro-style ballpark. Although the team

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SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves


For more than a half century the Braves have called Atlanta home. From 1966 until 2016 the team played in downtown Atlanta at two ballparks: Atlanta Fulton County Stadium from 1966 through 1996 and Turner Field from 1997 through 2016. In 2017 the Braves started a new chapter in their history, moving into SunTrust Park.

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View from the upper deck at old Yankee Stadium - Picture: Mark Whitt


Throughout the world there are many buildings or structures, that become famous, legendary or popular over time for a variety of reasons. Yankee Stadium was one of these historic archives to many baseball fans across the world. The 2008 baseball season marked the end to one of the most famous stadiums in the world, Yankee

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View from the upper deck at Veterans Stadium, former home of the Philadelphia Phillies


For more than three decades Veterans Stadium was home of the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB) and Eagles (NFL), and was primarily known for two things: its rowdy fans and terrible playing field. Established in 1883, the Phillies played at Connie Mack Stadium from 1938 until 1970. In 1952 a $7 million multipurpose stadium was proposed to

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