List of Major League Baseball spring training ballparks

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The following is a list of current and former Major League Baseball spring training ballparks.

Current ballparks[edit]

Grapefruit League (Florida)[edit]

Stadium name Opened City Capacity Current Occupants Former Occupants
Bright House Field 2004 Clearwater 8,500 Philadelphia Phillies (2004–present)
Champion Stadium 1997 Lake Buena Vista 9,500 Atlanta Braves (1997–present)
Charlotte Sports Park 1988 Port Charlotte 7,000 Tampa Bay Rays (2009–present) Texas Rangers (1988–2002)
Tradition Field 1988 Port St. Lucie 7,160 New York Mets (1988–present)
Ed Smith Stadium 1989 Sarasota 7,500 Baltimore Orioles (1991, 2010–present) Chicago White Sox (1989–1997)
Cincinnati Reds (1998–2009)
Florida Auto Exchange Stadium 1990 Dunedin 5,510 Toronto Blue Jays (1990–present)
George M. Steinbrenner Field 1996 Tampa 11,000 New York Yankees (1996–present)
Hammond Stadium 1991 Fort Myers 7,500 Minnesota Twins (1991–present)
JetBlue Park at Fenway South 2012 Fort Myers 10,823 Boston Red Sox (2012–present)
Joker Marchant Stadium 1966 Lakeland 8,500 Detroit Tigers (1966–present)
McKechnie Field 1923 Bradenton 8,500 Pittsburgh Pirates (1969–present) St. Louis Cardinals (1923–24)
Philadelphia Phillies (1925–27)
Boston Red Sox (1928–29)
Boston/Milwaukee Braves (1928–40, 1948–61)
Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1963–68)
Osceola County Stadium 1984 Kissimmee 5,300 Houston Astros (1985–present)
Roger Dean Stadium 1998 Jupiter 6,871 Miami Marlins (2003–present)
St. Louis Cardinals (1998–present)
Montreal Expos (1998–2002)
Space Coast Stadium 1994 Viera 8,100 Washington Nationals/
Montreal Expos
(2003–present)
Florida Marlins (1994–2002)

Cactus League (Arizona)[edit]

Stadium name Opened City Capacity Current Occupants Former Occupants
Camelback Ranch 2009 Glendale 13,000 Chicago White Sox (2009–present)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2009–present)
Cubs Park 2014 Mesa 15,000 Chicago Cubs (2014–present)
Goodyear Ballpark 2009 Goodyear 10,000 Cincinnati Reds (2010–present)
Cleveland Indians (2009–present)
Maryvale Baseball Park 1998 Phoenix 7,000 Milwaukee Brewers (1998–present)
Phoenix Municipal Stadium 1964 Phoenix 8,775 Oakland Athletics (1984–present) San Francisco Giants (1964–83)
Peoria Sports Complex 1994 Peoria 12,882 San Diego Padres (1994–present)
Seattle Mariners (1994–present)
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick 2011 Scottsdale 11,000 Arizona Diamondbacks (2011–present)
Colorado Rockies (2011–present)
Scottsdale Stadium 1992 Scottsdale 12,000 San Francisco Giants (1992–present)
Surprise Stadium 2003 Surprise 10,500 Kansas City Royals (2003–present)
Texas Rangers (2003–present)
Tempe Diablo Stadium 1968 Tempe 9,785 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (1993–present) Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers (1969–72)
Seattle Mariners (1977–93)

Formerly used ballparks[edit]

Stadium name Opened Closed/Last Used
for Spring Training
City Capacity (at closing) Occupants Status
Al Lopez Field 1957 1995 Tampa, Florida Chicago White Sox (1957–59)
Cincinnati Reds (1960–87)
Demolished
(became Raymond James Stadium)
Alex Box Stadium
(aka LSU Varsity Baseball Field)
1938 2008 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 7,760 New York Giants (1938–1939) Demolished
(became part of new Alex Box Stadium)
Bader Park 1944 1998 Atlantic City, New Jersey 4,000 New York Yankees (1944–45)
Boston Red Sox (1945)
Demolished
(became The Sandcastle)
Ban Johnson Park
(aka Whittington Park)
1894 1923 Hot Springs, Arkansas 2,000 Sioux City Cornhuskers (1894-1900)
Cleveland Spiders (1889-1890)
St. Louis Cardinals (1900)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1901–1914, 1920-1923)
Detroit Tigers (1908)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1917)
Boston Red Sox (1920-1923)
Demolished
Baseball City Stadium 1987 2005 Davenport, Florida 8,000 Kansas City Royals (1987–2002) Demolished
(became Posner Park)
Blair Field 1958 1966 Long Beach, California 3,283 Chicago Cubs (1966) Still standing
Bosse Field 1915 1945 Evansville, Indiana 5,181 Detroit Tigers (1943–45) Still standing
Chain of Lakes Park 1966 2008 Winter Haven, Florida 7,000 Boston Red Sox (1966–93)
Cleveland Indians (1993–2008)
Still standing
City of Palms Park 1993 2011 Fort Myers, Florida 8,000 Boston Red Sox (1993–2011) Still standing
Clearwater Athletic Field 1923 1954 Clearwater, Florida 3,000 Brooklyn Dodgers (1923–32, 1936–41)
Cleveland Indians (1942, 1946)
Philadelphia Phillies (1947–54)
Demolished
(became Jack Russell Stadium)
Cocoa Expo Sports Center 1964 1993 Cocoa, Florida 5,000 Houston Astros (1964-1984)
Miami Marlins (1993)
Still standing
Coffee Pot Park
(aka Sunshine Park)
1914 1928 St. Petersburg, Florida 850 St. Louis Browns (1914)
Philadelphia Phillies (1915–18)
Demolished
(became private housing)
Connie Mack Field 1924 1992 West Palm Beach, Florida 3,500 St. Louis Browns (1928–36)
Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics (1946–62)
Demolished
(became parking garage for Kravis Center)
Desert Sun Stadium 1969 1994 Yuma, Arizona 10,500 San Diego Padres (1969–94) Still standing
Estadio Latinoamericano
(aka Gran Estadio de la Habana)
1946 1953 Havana, Cuba 30,000 Brooklyn Dodgers (1947)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1953)
Still standing
Estadio Sixto Escobar 1935 1936 San Juan, Puerto Rico 18,000 Cincinnati Reds (1936) Still standing
Fiscalini Field
(aka Perris Hill Park)
1934 1953 San Bernardino, California 3,500 Pittsburgh Pirates (1935, 1937–42, 1946, 1949–52)
St. Louis Browns (1948, 1953)
Still standing
Flamingo Field 1934 1947 Miami Beach, Florida 3,000 New York Giants (1934–35)
Philadelphia Phillies (1940–42, 1946)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1947)
Still standing
Fort Lauderdale Stadium 1962 2009 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 8,340 New York Yankees (1962–95)
Baltimore Orioles (1996–2009)
Still standing
Francisco Casa Grande 1961 1983 Casa Grande, Arizona unknown San Francisco Giants (1961-81)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (1982-83)
demolished
Gilmore Field 1939 1958 Hollywood, California 12,987 Pittsburgh Pirates (1948) Demolished
(became CBS Television City)
Grant Field 1930 1989 Dunedin, Florida 3,417 Toronto Blue Jays (1977–89) Demolished
(became Dunedin Stadium)
Henley Field Ball Park 1923 Lakeland, Florida 1,000 Cleveland Indians (1924–27)
Detroit Tigers (1934–42, 1946–65)
Still standing
Herald Park 1884 1904 Houston, Texas St. Louis Cardinals (1904) Demolished
(became commercial space)
HoHoKam Park I 1977 1996 Mesa, Arizona Chicago Cubs (1980-96)
Oakland Athletics (1977-79)
Replaced by HoHoKam Stadium on same site
Holman Stadium 1953 2008 Vero Beach, Florida 6,500 Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1953–2008) Still standing
Hi Corbett Field 1937 2010 Tucson, Arizona 9,500 Colorado Rockies (1993–2010)
Cleveland Indians (1945–1992)
Still standing
J. P. Small Memorial Stadium
(aka Barrs Field)
1912 1922 Jacksonville, Florida Philadelphia Athletics (1914–18)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1918)
New York Yankees (1919–20)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1919–20, 1922)
Still standing
Jackie Robinson Ballpark
(aka City Island Ball Park)
1915 1980 Daytona Beach, Florida 4,200 St. Louis Cardinals (1925–37)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1946)
Baltimore Orioles (1955)
Montreal Expos (1973–80)
Still standing
Jack Russell Memorial Stadium
(aka Jack Russell Stadium)
1954 2003 Clearwater, Florida 6,942 Philadelphia Phillies (1955–2003) Still standing
Jaycee Park 1954 1954 Fort Pierce, Florida 5,000 Pittsburgh Pirates (1954) Demolished
(became city's police headquarters)
McCulloch Park 1943 1945 Muncie, Indiana 4,100 Pittsburgh Pirates (1943–1945) Destroyed by fire
Community park still standing
Palm Springs Stadium 1949 1992 Palm Springs, California 5,185 Chicago White Sox (1951–53)
Los Angeles/California Angels (1961–92)
Still standing
Pompano Beach Municipal Park 1957 1986 Pompano Beach, Florida 4,500 Washington Senators/Texas Rangers (1961–86) Still standing
Payne Park 1924 1990 Sarasota, Florida New York Giants (1924–27)
Boston Red Sox (1933–42, 1946–58)
Chicago White Sox (1960–88)
Demolished
(became public park of same name)
Pelican Stadium
(aka Heinemann Park)
1915 1957 New Orleans, Louisiana Brooklyn Dodgers (1921)
New York Yankees (1922–1924)
Demolished
(became Fountainbleau Hotel)
Plant City Stadium 1988 1998 Plant City, Florida 6,000 Cincinnati Reds (1988–98) Still standing
Plant Field 1899 2002 Tampa, Florida Chicago Cubs (1913–16)
Boston Red Sox (1919)
Washington Senators (1920–29)
Detroit Tigers (1930)
Cincinnati Reds (1930–54)
Chicago White Sox (1954–59)
Demolished
(became building on
University of Tampa campus)
Progress Energy Park
(aka Al Lang Field)
1947 2008 St. Petersburg, Florida 7,227 New York Yankees (1947–50,1952–61)
New York Giants (1951)[1]
St. Louis Cardinals (1947–97)
New York Mets (1962–87)
Baltimore Orioles (1991–95)
Tampa Bay Devil Rays/Rays (1998–2008)
Still standing
Recreation Park 1907 1930 San Francisco, California 15,000 Chicago White Sox (1909–10) Demolished
(became public housing)
Rickwood Field 1910 1920 Birmingham, Alabama 10,800 Philadelphia Phillies (1911, 1920)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1919)
Still standing
Riverside Park 1914 1935 Dawson Springs, Kentucky Pittsburgh Pirates (1915–17) Demolished
(rebuilt in 1999)
Terry Park Ballfield 1925 1987 Fort Myers, Florida 3,000 Philadelphia Athletics (1925–36)
Cleveland Indians (1941–42)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1955–68)
Kansas City Royals (1969–87)
Still standing
Tinker Field 1914 1990 Orlando, Florida 5,100 Cincinnati Reds (1923–33)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1934–35)
Washington Senators/
Minnesota Twins
(1936–42, 1946–90)
Still standing
Tucson Electric Park 1998 2010 Tucson, Arizona 11,500 Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–2010)
Chicago White Sox (1998–2008)
Still standing
Waterfront Park 1922 1947 St. Petersburg, Florida Boston Braves (1922–37)
New York Yankees (1925–42, 1946–47)
St. Louis Cardinals (1938–42, 1946–47)
Demolished
(part became Al Lang Field)
West End Park 1905 1945 Houston, Texas 2,500 St. Louis Cardinals (1906–1908)
St. Louis Browns (1909–1910, 1915)
New York Yankees (1914)
Demolished
(became part of Interstate 45)
West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium 1962 2002 West Palm Beach, Florida 5,000 Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1963–97)
Montreal Expos (1969–72, 1981–97)
Demolished
(became parking lot for Home Depot)
Wilmington Park 1940 1963 Wilmington, Delaware 7,000 Philadelphia Athletics (1943)
Philadelphia Phillies (1944–45)
Demolished
Wrigley Field 1922 1966 Avalon, California Chicago Cubs (1921–41, 1946–51) Demolished
(became part of Catalina Country Club)
Rendezvous Park 1952 1976 Mesa, Arizona Chicago Cubs (1952–1965)
Oakland Athletics (1969-1976)
Demolished
(Razed, became part of civic center , mesa amphitheater )
Compadre Stadium 1986 1997 Chandler, Arizona Milwaukee Brewers (1986–1997) Still Standing
(Scheduled to be razed 2014 for apartment homes )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Leaguers to Start Spring Training Feb. 20". The Evening Independent. 1951-01-19. p. 14. Retrieved 22 September 2009. [dead link]