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Pittsburgh Pirates

Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League: LECOM Park

In the end, the vote wasn’t close when readers of Spring Training Online were asked to select their favorite Grapefruit League venue. Capturing at least 65 percent over three rounds of voting, LECOM Park was chosen as the Best of the Ballparks fan favorite for the second straight year.

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Spring Training 2017

Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League Finals

We’re down to the finals in our annual Best of the Ballparks competition in the Grapefruit League, where fans selected LECOM Park and Hammond Stadium to compete for the championship. So go vote!

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Spring Training 2017

Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League Final Four

We’re down to the Final Four in our annual Best of the Ballparks competition in the Grapefruit League, where fans selected LECOM Park, Joker Marchant Stadium, Hammond Stadium and JetBlue Park to move on.

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Spring Training 2017

Making St. Patrick’s Day Plans With Baseball and Hoops

For many fans, the convergence of spring training, March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day is a blessed event, a great excuse to spend the day emerged in baseball, basketball, beer and sunshine. Here are our tips for combining spring training and March Madness.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Goodbye, McKechnie Field; Hello, LECOM Park

One of the great names in spring training is going away, as the Pittsburgh Pirates are selling naming rights to McKechnie Field, with the result being a new moniker of LECOM Park.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Spring Training Schedule Unveiled

The Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 spring training schedule has been released, as the team prepares for another exhibition season at Pirate City and McKechnie Field.

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Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays to Host Pirates in Annual Montreal Spring Games

We can now call this an official tradition: the Toronto Blue Jays will be hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates in the annual Montreal spring games at Olympic Stadium, slated for March 31 and April 1.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

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 2016

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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