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Flying Tigers to Henley Field for 2016

A major renovation to Joker Marchant Stadium is forcing the Lakeland Flying Tigers (High A; Florida State League) to play their entire home schedule at Henley Field. The classic ballpark, which primarily serves as the home of Florida Southern College‘s baseball program, will begin its run as the Flying Tigers’ temporary venue tonight for an Opening Day matchup with the Tampa Yankees.  (more…)

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Baseball outside the camps: Filling your days at spring training

You have your spring-training game schedule set. You have reservations to your favorite spring-training restaurants. But, despite all this planning, there are a few gaps in your schedule. You want more baseball: one game a day isn’t enough. We’re here to help fill that spring-training schedule. There’s a ton of baseball being played in Florida […]

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Henley Field / Florida Southern Mocs

Built to serve the spring-training needs of the Cleveland Indians in 1925, Lakeland’s Henley Field is still a charming place to take in a college-baseball game as a welcome diversion from the crowds at Tiger Town and Joker Marchant Stadium. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 1923; grandstand opened in 1925; renovated in 2002 Capacity: 1,000Dimensions: 325L, […]

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