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2013 Best Ballpark Renovation Over $1M: McKechnie Field

The oldest ballpark in spring training received a dramatic facelift for 2013 that benefited both the Pittsburgh Pirates and Bradenton Marauders, earning recognition from Ballpark Digest for Best Renovation (Over $1 Million) of the season. It’s the most historic venue in spring training, a place where Roberto Clemente worked his way into shape, Henry Aaron […]

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More records fall, this time toppled by Bradenton Marauders

Another attendance record in the books: Helped by a $10-million renovation of McKechnie Field, the Bradenton Marauders (High Class A; Florida State League) set franchise records for overall attendance and average attendance. At the end of the day, 109,845 fans attended Marauders games this season, an average of 1,772 per game in the fourth season […]

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