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GOODYEAR BALLPARK
Capacity 8,007 fixed seats, 500 premium seats, 1,50 berm capacity, 400-seat party area, 6 suites
Year Opened 2009
Dimensions 345L, 410C, 345R
Surface Grass
Local Airport Phoenix
Ticket Prices To be announced
Tickets on Sale To be announced
Ticket Web Site indians.mlb.com
Address 933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338
Directions Goodyear is located in the southwest corner of the greater Phoenix area. From I-10, take Estrella Parkway South. Continue on Estrella Parkway; you’ll see the ballpark on your left after you pass Van Buren.

Goodyear Ballpark

Cleveland Indians Spring Training: Ohio in the Desert

Goodyear, located on the far western edge of the greater Phoenix area, isn’t the first place to come to mind when brainstorming for ideal spring-training locales. True, it’s growing like mad – the population rising from 18,911 in 2000 to an estimated 77,256 in 2016, along with a population of 82,881 in neighboring Avondale – and many large businesses, including Amazon and Macy’s and Lufthansa, have operations there.

And any city experiencing rapid growth in the Valley of the Sun sets their sights on one thing: spring training. For the Cleveland Indians, a spring-training match was made in heaven: the city is named after the Ohio-based tire manufacturer, and the firm had operations in the city for decades.

So the historical ties between Goodyear and Ohio made a spring home for the Indians — and the Reds in 2010 — a natural.

 

Spring Training History

The Cleveland Indians have trained in the following locations: Cleveland (1901); New Orleans (1902-1903); San Antonio (1904); Atlanta (1905-1906); Macon, Ga. (1907-1908); Mobile, Ala. (1909); Alexandria, La. (1910-1911); Mobile, Ala. (1912); Pensacola, Fla. (1913); Athens, Ga. (1914); San Antonio (1915); New Orleans (1916-1920); Dallas (1921-1922); Lakeland (1923-1927); New Orleans (1928-1939); Ft. Myers (1940-1941); Clearwater (1942); Lafayette, Ind. (1943-1945); Clearwater (1946); Tucson (1947-1992); Winter Haven (1993-2008); Goodyear (2009-present).

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