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Jackie Robinson Ballpark and Statue

105 E. Orange Av., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
+1 386-257-3172
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The historic ballpark opened on June 4, 1914 as the Daytona City Island Ballpark. It consisted of a baseball field and set of wooden bleachers. In the... more » Owner description: The historic ballpark opened on June 4, 1914 as the Daytona City Island Ballpark. It consisted of a baseball field and set of wooden bleachers. In the 1920’s, a road circling the ballpark was built to accommodate the growing number of spectators who were traveling to the ballpark by automobile. A grandstand with a press box was built behind home plate to replace the original wooden bleachers along with two additional covered sections of grandstands along the first base line. A bleacher section along the third base line was added shortly after the first renovation in the 1950’s. The present day grandstand and press box were built in 1962. A home team clubhouse was constructed down the left field line in 1972 to accommodate the Montreal Expos. In 1973 left field bleachers, with a capacity of 2,500 seats, were installed. The park was renamed Jackie Robinson Ballpark in 1989 as the stadium served as host to the first racially integrated game in baseball history. « less
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Holly Hill, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Lots of history here. This is where Jackie broke the color barrier. The grandstands take you back to the good old days. Park facilities were recently upgraded, very nice bar areas and good food. Take me out to the ballgame. Unfortunately our Cubbies left after 22 years here, but a new affiliate starts next season.

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Daytona Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Daytona Cubs have officially changed their Minor League Affiliation to the Cincinnati Reds. Nothing will change from a fans perspective outside of a new logo and mascot. We will continue to have our weekly promotions such as: Belly Buster Monday's, Silver Sluggers, Thirsty Thursdays, Firework Saturdays, etc. A new mascot and logo will be announced in the weeks to... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

What a beautiful little ballpark! Shaded picnic tables by concession stand, kids play area, interesting info about Jackie Robinson. The night we visited, kids got free meals. Charmingly corny, small-town type activities between innings ( "Dirtiest car in the parking lot contest" The prize: a free car wash, of course!) All the seats are close to the action, and fans... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went to the Blues Festival. Shady stands, thanks very much. Clean restrooms. Easy parking and could walk back to the beach-front hotel.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
40 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our family thoroughly enjoyed a Daytona Cubs game last week at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. With a coupon from a local Walgreens, we paid only $5 per person to sit anywhere besides the "VIP section" of course. Casual, friendly atmosphere - great for families & friends. Food was low-priced, and only average - but it was $1.00 draft beer night for... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a fantastic place Jack Robinson Ballpark is. We attended a Cubs game and loved every second of it! From the freebies thrown out, to the post game fireworks everything was fantastically done, the games wasn't too bad either! Would love to go back again! Go cubbies!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Nice place to take the family, they have food, drinks (also alcoholic drinks if you desire too). You can bring a cushion, they have aluminum bleachers, but also bucket seats in some parts too

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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Always a good time at the Jackie Robinson ball park. We love to cheer for our Cubs while socializing with friends and meeting new people. Different days have different deals so depending on your preferences can help determine when to go. We like Thirsty Thursday. Cheap beer!! Also Belly Buster Monday, All you can eat. They just started charging $2.00... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you want to see some future major leaguers without paying a high price, go here. Nice crowd at all the games I've been to and the staff is friendly. Get there early and get two for one hotdogs and soft drinks.

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New Castle, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It was a great experience, seeing the historic ballpark and watching the game. Needs a bigger gift shop with more of a selection, and maybe a better scoreboard. (Although I can see why the use it to keep the historic aspect to the ballpark.) Good parking, very clean restrooms, although they need some air conditioning. Food was average, not the... More

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