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Champion Stadium / Atlanta Braves

The spring-training home of the Atlanta Braves, Champion Stadium (formerly known as Disney Field, Disney’s Wide World of Sports, Cracker Jack Stadium and The Ballpark at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex) is architecturally one of the flashier venues for spring training.It’s also one of the largest: with 9,500 seats (80 percent between the first […]

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National League

The National League launched the modern era of professional baseball as a response to the looser, arguably corrupt National Association, in 1876. Led by William Hulbert and Albert Spalding, the circuit began with the defection of four Western teams — St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville and Cincinnati — from the National Association and launched with eight […]

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