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Ed Smith Stadium

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Address: 2700 12th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone Number: (941) 954-4101
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful Stadium!

I plan my winter vacation around MLB Spring Training...Ed Smith Stadium is such a beautiful, clean and welcoming park. The staff there are quite possibly the friendliest bunch I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I plan my winter vacation around MLB Spring Training...Ed Smith Stadium is such a beautiful, clean and welcoming park. The staff there are quite possibly the friendliest bunch I have ever met. I spend a lot of time at Florida's Spring Training facilities and by far, Ed Smith is my favourite venue!

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Sarasota, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Baseball fans enjoy the games that are played in the so-called Grapefruit League stadium called Ed Smith Stadium. Great games, enthusiastic crowds, and a day of fun summarize an afternoon outing of baseball.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love spring training because it is such a fun fan experience! -No bad seat in the house because it's a small stadium. -if looking for autographs stand any where along first bench line, players clubhouse is behind right field. -beautiful stadium, stadium food (over priced but who can resist), decent selection of beers -if you arrive early enough park... More 

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Monkton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The stadium is a mini-Camden Yards but the sun is brutal on the third base side. Best chance for some shade is the upper seats on first base side. Sure wish there were more night games. I think that would be wonderful for the fans and the players!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A group of about 30 from my office attended a night spring training Orioles game here. The Orioles spent a great deal of money renovating this stadium and it is beautiful. There is plenty of parking nearby and a variety of food options available. Great way to spend a day or night for a reasonable price.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's a real ball park experience. Cozy and comfortable with all the amenities. Loved being so close to the field...and what a bonus if you're an O's fan.

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Bradenton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Beautifully renovated stadium that is now comparable in appearance to a major league stadium. Good seating options and nice amenities in the physical plant.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If this was just a baseball stadium, I'd say it's great. However, it's a spring training facility for people to sit back and relax to watch MLB teams train for the upcoming season. If you go to Bradenton, the Pirates facility has a beautiful wooden boardwalk that enables you to walk around the entire field, watch the game on the... More 

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

its FUN and reasonable. They also have good ole Maryland Crab at the consessions...You should take the family.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This stadium was renovated a couple of years ago and it is now better than ever. Honestly you get the feeling that the players are so close that you could reach out and touch them. More covered seating has been provided so you can choose seats out of the direct sunlight. The refreshments are also upgraded. You will definitely enjoy... More 

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Additional Information about Ed Smith Stadium

Address: Address: 2700 12th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone Number: (941) 954-4101
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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