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Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League: McKechnie Field

After several rounds of voting with over 12,000 individuals participating, readers of Ballpark Digest and Spring Training Online overwhelmingly chose McKechnie Field, spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the leading Grapefruit League spring-training facility in the websites’ annual Best of the Ballparks polling.

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Spring Training Promotions: 2016

Signs of spring are popping up in Florida and Arizona, as full squads are reporting this week—and this year, fans can look forward to more than just the games. In both the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues, teams are releasing spring training promotions schedules that feature giveaways, special events, and discounted ticket prices.

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Spring Training 2016

Planning For Those Rivalry Games

There are spring-training games, and there are spring-training games that mean something, even if the stats and results don’t count in the standings. Rivalries games during spring training are exciting — but games sell out, so begin planning now.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 spring schedule posted

We have some more planning information for you, as a Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 spring schedule has been posted.

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Pirates set multiple attendance records

Talk about a great spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates: the team set multiple attendance records this year at McKechnie Field.

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Pittsburgh unveils new Pirate City performance center

Another spring training upgrade for the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the team opens a new Pirate City performance center for Spring Training 2015.

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Pirates 2015 spring training schedule posted

We’ve posted the Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 spring training schedule, as the team preps for another exhibition season at McKechnie Field.

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Bad news, Bucs fans: No more Popi’s!

A spring-training landmark is no more, as the Pittsburgh Pirates closed down Popi’s Place, a breakfast spot across from McKechnie Field, and announced plans to raze the building in April.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring schedule posted

One more schedule for the day: the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring schedule has been posted.

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McKechnie Field upgrades approved

Renovations of McKechnie Field, the spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will go ahead in time for completion for Spring Training 2013. The $7.5 million upgrades will add new seating and a wraparound concourse to the ballpark, which will be 90 years old next spring. Other improvements on tap include: A new center-field boardwalk area […]

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