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Marlins minor-league spring sched posted

We’ve posted the spring-training schedule for the four Florida Marlins farm teams: New Orleans Zephyrs (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League), Jupiter Hammerheads (High Class A; Florida State League) and Greensboro Grasshoppers (Low Class A; Sally League). You can view the schedule here. The four teams train at the Roger […]

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Pinto to Norfolk

Joe Pinto, general manager of the busiest ballpark in professional baseball — Roger Dean Stadium — is stepping down and joining the front office of the Norfolk Tides (Class AAA; International League). Pinto has been GM of the complex for three years. It’s quite the job: besides overseeing spring training for the St. Louis Cardinals […]

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Roger Dean Stadium / St. Louis Cardinals / Jupiter Hammerheads & Palm Beach Cardinals

It is the busiest ballpark in professional baseball, a place where four teams play daily from the beginning of March through the middle of September. There’s no ballpark that hosts two pro teams simultaneously for two different sessions, all under the same management. Year Opened: 1998 Capacity: 7,000 Architect: Populous Dimensions: 335L, 380LC, 400C, 375RC, […]

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Florida State League

The Florida State League began play in 1919 with six teams in the greater Orlando-Tampa corridor and, despite some hard times, is now one of the oldest minor leagues still in existence. Its existence predated the emergence of spring training in Florida, but spring training has been a factor in keeping this league alive. Class […]

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