|Former names||Thomas J. White Stadium (1988–2004)
Digital Domain Park (2010-2012)
|Location||525 NW Peacock Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
|Broke ground||December 19, 1986|
|Opened||March 5, 1988|
|Owner||St. Lucie County|
|Operator||St. Lucie Parks & Recreation Department|
|Construction cost||$11 million
($21.7 million in 2013 dollars)
|Architect||Hoon & White|
|Structural engineer||Lantz Jones Nebraska, Inc.|
|General contractor||Hunzinger Construction|
|Field dimensions||Left field: 338 feet (103 m)
Center field: 410 feet (120 m)
Right field: 338 feet (103 m)
|New York Mets (MLB) (spring training)
St. Lucie Mets (FSL) (1988-present)
GCL Mets (GCL) (1992-1999; 2004-2011; 2013-present)
FHSAA Baseball Finals (FHSAA) (2009-2012)
Tradition Field (Formerly Digital Domain Park & Thomas J. White Stadium) is a baseball stadium located in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The stadium was built in time for the 1988 season and holds 7,160 people. It is the Spring training home of the New York Mets, as well as the home to the St. Lucie Mets Class A team and the Gulf Coast Mets Rookie League team.
Thomas J. White, the person for whom the stadium was originally named, was a real estate developer from St. Louis Missouri who worked with sportswriter Jack Champion on the successful campaign to bring the Mets to Port St. Lucie. He was the master developer who gave birth to the town of St. Lucie West. In 2004 the Mets changed the name of the venue to Tradition Field.
On March 23, 2010, during a Mets spring training game against the Atlanta Braves, it was announced that effective immediately the stadium would be renamed Digital Domain Park, as a result of a multi-year partnership between the Mets and Digital Domain.
At the end of the 2012 season, the Mets announced that Digital Domain would no longer own the naming rights to the ballpark. The stadium is temporarily renamed Mets Stadium until further notice. On February 7, 2013, the Mets struck a deal with Tradition Florida. The ballpark will once again be called Tradition Field, the park's name from 2004-2009.
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