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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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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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40 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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6 attraction reviews
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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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Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great way to watch some good baseball. Enjoyed ourselves for a cheap fee and was able to watch some good baseball

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Savannah, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you're fortunate enough to be there on a game day, GO. The Dayton Cubs are the 2013 Season champs of their league and play some pretty good ball! If you're 55 or older, like me, you can join their Silver Sluggers group for free games AND get a T-shirt AND free game parking, all for less than $30. What... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beware of rain in Daytona! The ballpark is very nice. The prices are good and the cheese fries and funnel cake fries were the best. We had a good time and enjoyed the concessions. The staff was very helpful and friendly. A must do.

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