The die-hard baseball fan will appreciate the fact that spring training is in full swing. As players get ready for another season, it’s fun to follow developments on major league teams as they play exhibition games. It’s always exciting for a true fan to watch the professionals, and the affordability of spring training games makes it possible to do so on a budget. Watch for many of the big names in Arizona exhibitions. Others can be found getting ready in Florida. Most will be far from their home stadiums as they train, though a few enjoy the luxury of being close to home during the pre-season activities.
Training stadiums range in their longevity. Many pre-season games will be held at JetBlue field in Fort Myers, FL. This field opened in 2012. The oldest field in use during spring training is McKechnie Field, a Bradenton, FL, facility that opened in 1923. The biggest spring training stadium is Camelback Ranch in Glendale, AZ. Seating prices average from six to 41 dollars.