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Albert Goodwill Spalding (September 2, 1849 – September 9, 1915) was an American pitcher, manager and executive in the early years of professional baseball, and the co-founder of A.G. Spalding sporting goods company.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, often shortened as the D-backs, are an American professional baseball franchise based in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo is a privately owned zoo located on Whittington Avenue in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Ban Johnson Park was a baseball stadium located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, within the Whittington Park Historic District, a "tree-shaded greenway" that is located along Whittington Creek, which runs down the center island of Whittington Avenue.
Baseball Digest is a baseball magazine resource, published in Evanston, Illinois by Grandstand Publishing, LLC.
Baseball was first introduced to Japan in 1872 and is currently among the country's most popular participatory and spectator sports.
Baseball statistics play an important role in evaluating a player's and/or team's progress.
William Louis Veeck Jr. (February 9, 1914 – January 2, 1986), also known as "Sport Shirt", was an American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter.
Billy Bob Thornton (born August 4, 1955) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, songwriter, and musician.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bradenton is a city in Manatee County, Florida, United States.
Camelback Ranch–Glendale is a stadium in Phoenix, Arizona owned by the city of Glendale, Arizona and operated by Camelback Spring Training LLC.
Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman.
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975) was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager best known as the manager of both the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s, and later of the hapless expansion New York Mets.
Champion Stadium is a baseball stadium located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World Resort.
Charlotte Sports Park (formerly known as Charlotte County Stadium and Ranger Stadium) is a baseball stadium in Port Charlotte, Florida.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, United States, northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Cleveland Spiders were a Major League Baseball team which played between 1887 and 1899 in Cleveland, Ohio.
The City of College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland.
The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.
Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States.
Delbert Eugene Webb (May 17, 1899 – July 4, 1974) was an American real estate developer, and a co-owner of the New York Yankees baseball club.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
In Major League Baseball, the disabled list (DL) is a method for teams to remove their injured players from the roster in order to summon healthy players.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
Dunedin Stadium (originally Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field) is a baseball field located in Dunedin, Florida.
Dunedin is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.
Ed Smith Stadium is a baseball field located in Sarasota, Florida.
El Centro is a city in and county seat of Imperial County, California, the largest city in the Imperial Valley, east anchor of the Southern California Border Region, and the core urban area and principal city of the El Centro metropolitan area which encompasses all of Imperial County.
In sports, a farm team, farm system, feeder team, practice squad, or nursery club, is generally a team or club whose role is to provide experience and training for young players, with an agreement that any successful players can move on to a higher level at a given point.
First Data Field is a baseball stadium located in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is a baseball park located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Fort Myers or Ft.
French Lick is a town in French Lick Township, Orange County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.
George M. Steinbrenner Field (formerly known as Legends Field), is a baseball stadium located in Tampa, Florida across Dale Mabry Highway from Raymond James Stadium, home of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix.
A golf ball is a special ball designed to be used in the game of golf.
Goodyear Ballpark is a stadium in Goodyear, Arizona (a western suburb of Phoenix) and part of a $108 million Accessed 8 June 2009 baseball complex that is the current spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds.
Goodyear (O'odham: Valin Thak) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States.
The grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi) is a subtropical citrus tree known for its sour to semi-sweet, somewhat bitter fruit.
Hammond Stadium is a baseball field located in the CenturyLink Sports Complex in South Fort Myers, Florida, United States. The stadium was built in 1991, and underwent major renovations in 2014 and 2015. The Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins saw its seating capacity increased from 7,500 to 9,300 in the spring of 2015. Class A Advanced affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle, of the Florida State League finished out their 2014 season and FSL championship at JetBlue Park (Spring home of the Boston Red Sox, also in Fort Myers) in order to get the renovations done in time for catchers & pitchers to report in 2015. The renovations will also increase the amount of walkable area, provide more shaded areas for sunny games and an expanded gift shop, among other amenities for fans and players. The Twins' Rookie League affiliate, the Gulf Coast League Twins also play in the CenturyLink Sports Complex, however, not usually at Hammond Stadium, but rather at the fields within the surrounding complex. The stadium is named in honor of retired Lee County Deputy Administrator William H. Hammond, Jr., who was instrumental in getting the Lee County Sports Complex (the name it was given prior to its renovations) built to draw the Twins from their previous Spring home, Orlando, Florida. Hammond Stadium's outer facade was designed with Churchill Downs in mind. The parking rows all feature streets signs named to honor former Twins greats—including Bert Blyleven, Kirby Puckett & Kent Hrbek. There is also a waterfall fountain near the stadium's entrance. The Twins won the World Series following their first Spring Training in Hammond Stadium. Their agreement with Lee County for use of the complex runs through 2012. The Florida State League held the 48th annual Florida State League All-Star Game at Hammond Stadium in June 2009. The previous time the league held their mid-summer classic in Fort Myers was 2003. Hammond Stadium & JetBlue Park are two of four Spring training facilities in Fort Myers. City of Palms Park and Terry Park Ballfield (also known as the Park T. Pigott Memorial Stadium) in East Fort Myers are currently not in use. City of Palms Park is the former Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox, and Terry Park Ballfield is the former home of the Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The history of the Athletics Major League Baseball franchise spans the period from 1901 to the present day, having begun as a charter member franchise in the new American League in Philadelphia before moving to Kansas City in 1955 for 14 seasons and then to its current home on the San Francisco Bay in Oakland, California, in 1968.
The Washington Senators baseball team was one of the American League's eight charter franchises.
Hohokam Stadium, also known as Dwight W. Patterson Field and formerly Hohokam Park (1997–2013), is a 10,500-seat baseball park located in Mesa, Arizona.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner (February 24, 1874 – December 6, 1955), sometimes referred to as "Hans" Wagner, was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Hot Springs is the eleventh-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Garland County.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
JetBlue Park at Fenway South (or informally JetBlue Park) is a baseball park in Fort Myers, Florida, part of the Fenway South training and development facility.
James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967), nicknamed "Double X" and "The Beast", was an American baseball first baseman who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies.
Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.
Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium is a baseball field in Lakeland, Florida.
Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Lake Buena Vista is a city in Orange County, Florida, United States.
Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, along Interstate 4 east of Tampa.
Lawrence Eugene Doby (December 13, 1923 – June 18, 2003) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball (MLB) who was the second black player to break baseball's color barrier.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
LECOM Park is a baseball field located in Bradenton, Florida.
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.
Henry Louis Gehrig, born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig (June 19, 1903June 2, 1941), nicknamed "the Iron Horse", was an American baseball first baseman who played his entire professional career (17 seasons) in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1923 until 1939.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Maricopa County is a county in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Maryvale Baseball Park is a baseball park located in Maryvale community of Phoenix, Arizona.
Melvin Thomas Ott (March 2, 1909 – November 21, 1958), nicknamed "Master Melvin", was an American professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right fielder for the New York Giants, from through.
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
The Miami Marlins are an American professional baseball team based in Miami, Florida.
Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The Mick, was an American professional baseball player.
The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee Brewers were a Minor League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Twins are an American professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
MLB Network is an American television sports channel dedicated to baseball.
The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.
The Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball are planning to move to a new Spring Training stadium in Sarasota County, Florida, for the 2020 season.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
North Port is a city located in Sarasota County, Florida.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
Ocala is a city located in Marion County, Florida, which is part of the northern region of the state.
The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.
Opening Day is the day on which professional baseball leagues begin their regular season.
Palm Springs (Cahuilla: Se-Khi)Wilkerson, Lyn (2009).
Pedro Jaime Martínez (born October 25, 1971) is a Dominican–American former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for five teams from 1992 to 2009, most notably the Boston Red Sox from 1998 to 2004.
The Peoria Sports Complex is a baseball complex located in Peoria, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, near Peoria's main shopping district on Bell Road.
Peoria is a city in Maricopa and Yavapai counties in the State of Arizona.
A perfect game is defined by Major League Baseball as a game in which a pitcher (or combination of pitchers) pitches a victory that lasts a minimum of nine innings in which no opposing player reaches base.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Port Charlotte is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States.
The Potomac River is located within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and flows from the Potomac Highlands into the Chesapeake Bay.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
Rodney Roy "Rod" Beck (August 3, 1968 – June 23, 2007), nicknamed "Shooter", was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (–), Chicago Cubs (–), Boston Red Sox (1999–) and San Diego Padres (–).
Roger Dean Stadium (officially known as Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium) is a baseball stadium located in the Abacoa community of the town of Jupiter, Florida.
Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Ruth Law Oliver (May 21, 1887 - December 1, 1970) was a pioneer American aviatrix during the 1910s.
Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is a stadium complex located in the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community near Scottsdale, Arizona, at the former site of the Indian Bend Country Club. It serves as the Major League Baseball spring-training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, replacing Tucson Electric Park for the Diamondbacks and Hi Corbett Field for the Rockies. The complex represents the first MLB park to be built on Native American Indian land.
The Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community comprises two distinct Native American tribes—the Pima (Akimel O'odham) and the Maricopa (Piipaash)—many of whom were originally of the Halchidhoma (Xalchidom) tribe.
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire").
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
Santa Catalina Island (Tongva: Pimugna or Pimu) is a rocky island off the coast of the U.S. state of California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina.
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune is a daily newspaper located in Sarasota, Florida, founded in 1925 as the Sarasota Herald.
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida.
A schedule, often called a rota or roster, is a list of employees, and associated information e.g. location, working times, responsibilities for a given time period e.g. week, month or sports season.
Scottsdale Stadium is a baseball field located in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States.
Scottsdale (Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix Area.
In an organized sports league, a typical season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session: for example, in Major League Baseball the season lasts approximately from April to October.
The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington.
Sloan Park is an American baseball park in Mesa, Arizona which opened in 2014.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Spectrum Field (formerly Bright House Networks Field and Bright House Field) is a baseball stadium located in Clearwater, Florida, in the United States.
Spring break is a vacation period in early Spring at universities and schools which started during the 1930s in the United States and is observed in some other mainly Western countries.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.
Stanley Frank Musial (born Stanisław Franciszek Musiał; November 21, 1920 – January 19, 2013), nicknamed Stan the Man, was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman.
Surprise Stadium is a baseball venue located at the Surprise Recreation Campus athletic facility in Surprise, Arizona, United States.
Surprise is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Tempe Diablo Stadium is a baseball field located in Tempe, Arizona.
Tempe (Oidbaḍ in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2017 population of 185,038.
The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
The Arizona Republic is an American daily newspaper published in Phoenix.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.
Tristram Edgar Speaker (April 4, 1888 – December 8, 1958), nicknamed "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.
Tyrus Raymond Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder.
Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.
The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
Wilbert Robinson (June 29, 1863 – August 8, 1934), nicknamed "Uncle Robbie", was an American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball.
William L. Wrigley Jr. (September 30, 1861 – January 26, 1932) was an American chewing gum industrialist.
Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder who spent almost all of his 22-season career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants, before finishing with the New York Mets.
The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international baseball tournament sanctioned from 2006 to 2013 by the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) and after 2013 by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American professional baseball catcher, who later took on the roles of manager and coach.
Yuma (Yuum) is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States.