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Living History in Bradenton’s LECOM Park

This is a big spring training at LECOM Park, with the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrating 50 seasons at the venerable ballpark.

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Pirates to Celebrate 50 Years of Bradenton Spring Training

The Pittsburgh Pirates will mark 50 years of Bradenton spring training at LECOM Park in 2018, as team president Frank Coonelly promises the team will be there for a “long, long time.”

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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 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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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

Best of the Ballparks: Grapefruit League, Finals

Thousand and thousands of spring-training fans have spoken and we’re down to the two finalists in the Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League competition, with McKechnie Field squaring off against Ed Smith Stadium. Vote today!

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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 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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