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 Spring training: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(spring training is a series of exhibition games which precedes the regular season regular season quick summary:
Spring training typically lasts one month, EHandler: no quick summary.
Space coast stadium was completed in 1994 as part of the development project at viera, florida, and as part of a deal to bring spring training for the (then...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sp/spring_training.htm   (1645 words)

  
 MODERERABASEBALL.COM: FL Spring Training
Ask any family member, friend or colleague who’s ever experienced Spring Training, and they are bound to make you feel jealous, telling you stories of incredible intimacy, affordability and a renewed appreciation for everything that is baseball.
Spring Training is a time for unsung players to rise to the occasion to earn a spot on a Major League roster to get to "The Show." Division III and Independent League castoffs, who at age 28 or 29, finally "catch" the eye of a General Manager.
The fact of the matter is this: Spring Training is one of the few institutions that hasn’t changed in a world where change – and speed – rule.
www.modernerabaseball.com /id6.html   (1178 words)

  
 Spring From The Source - Training — Springframework.com
All trainings are conducted by Spring developers and Interface21 consultants who use Spring to deliver solutions to business problems.
All training sessions of two days or more come with a free copy of one of our best-selling books covering Spring and the ideas behind it.
Training update: New courses on AOP, Hibernate, and Tangosol Coherence have been announced in London.
www.springframework.com /training   (762 words)

  
 Cactus League Spring Training - Arizona Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For planning travel to Arizona for Spring Training, keep in mind each team plays many games in an individual week.
Spring Training is during March although there may be one or two days at the end of February and perhaps April 1st.
Spring Training teams playing in the Cactus League include Anaheim Angels (Tempe), Arizona Diamondbacks (Tucson), Chicago Cubs (Mesa), Chicago White Sox (Tucson), Colorado Rockies (Tucson), Kansas City Royals (Surprise), Milwaukee Brewers (Maryvale), Oakland Athletics (Phoenix), San Diego Padres (Peoria), San Francisco Giants (Scottsdale), Seattle Mariners (Peoria) and the Texas Rangers (Surprise).
cactus-league.com   (596 words)

  
 Spring training - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pitchers and catchers, however, usually begin training a week or two earlier than position players (usually the last few weeks of February) since pitchers endure more physical wear and tear and thus benefit from a longer training period.
Many people come to Spring Training games from cold climates to enjoy the Spring weather and to watch their favorite teams play.
Spring Training Tips - A guide to enjoying everything about Spring Training
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spring_training   (283 words)

  
 Spring Training Tickets - 2006 MLB Spring Training Baseball Schedule in Arizona and Florida
Spring training baseball gives fans a chance to get up close and personal to their favorite players.
Spring training baseball also offers fans a chance to see match-ups you normally wouldn't see during the regular season.
We are not affiliated with any MLB team, spring training facility, Ticketmaster® or box office.
www.tickco.com /spring-training   (244 words)

  
 Baseball spring training tickets from a cactus league and grapefruit league ticket broker
As a Baseball Spring Training ticket Broker we have have an awesome selection of Cactus League tickets and Grapefruit League tickets.
Let us be your source for tickets to all Spring Training baseball games as well as regular season baseball tickets and World Series tickets.
Baseball Spring Training tickets are generally shipped within 48 hours of your order confirmation.
www.teamonetickets.com /mlb-baseball-spring-training-tickets.html   (295 words)

  
 Baseball America - Spring Training Dish: Mets Camp
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--For as much excitement as there is over at the Mets major league camp for the upcoming season--and there were over 100 fans waiting for autographs waiting outside the big league clubhouse at Tradition Field on a day when the club was on the road--New York's player development system generates minimal buzz.
Unless you want to count a major league spring training game; he's already got a hit over there--he's pretty impressive at 17.
Here are a few of the Mets' official rules for minor league players during spring training: "One chain is allowed on the field, but it cannot be visible,".
www.baseballamerica.com /today/features/060316mets.html   (1987 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Spring Training : Baseball's Early Season: Books: Dan Shaughnessy,Stan Grossfeld,Jr., Cal Ripken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Suspended between the grind of winter contract negotiations and the tension of summer pennant races, spring training is a brief respite when the pressure is off, the weather is fine, players are approachable and even Cubs fans can have hope.
It would be nice to see a book devoted to the history of the two leagues and to the ballparks, fans and players that have participated in spring training through the years.
I echo another reviewer's sentiment that some of the photographs seemed to be included simply because they accented the female form (from a variety of angles), rather than for their relevance to spring training baseball.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0618213996?v=glance   (1469 words)

  
 Spring Training Online: Complete Guide to Spring Training 2006
All the information that a spring training fan will need for the 2006 Cactus and Grapefruit League season -- schedules, ticket prices and contact numbers, suggested restaurants and accommodations, maps to each ballpark, spring training rosters for each team, etc. -- is available at this site and will be updated regularly.
Since 1988, SPRING TRAINING has been the one magazine covering baseball's exhibition season, providing fans with all the information needed to enjoy the Spring Training season.
All Back Issues of SPRING TRAINING are still available for purchase, including the 1995 edition featuring Michael Jordan on the cover.
www.springtrainingmagazine.com   (392 words)

  
 Spring Training
Regardless of which one of my programs you choose, Spring Training specifically is focused on how to get ready to run and ready to race.
This Spring Training program will give novice runners a chance to gradually raise their fitness level so they can begin that first week of training with some chance of success.
These are runners who probably have been running several years, may have run one or two marathons, have faithfully trained through the winter, maintaining a certain mileage base, and now they want to build on that base.
www.halhigdon.com /spring/Springintro.htm   (546 words)

  
 Spring Training
But you don't need to live in Chicago to take advantage of this Spring Training program, which can become an "Off-Season Program" other times of the year.
Indeed, the first weekend's 6-mile run in my marathon training program can be intimidating if you've never run before, or if your workouts have been limited to a few miles jogging on weekends when the weather's nice.
Training for the marathon, or any other running race, is not easy.
www.halhigdon.com /spring/Springnovice.htm   (341 words)

  
 Spring Training Tours
Spring Training provides baseball fans with an experience reminiscent of the game's early days.
America's favorite pastime is enjoyed by fans of all ages in the stress-free atmosphere only found at Spring Training.
Spring Training baseball is our passion and we want you to experience first hand how easy and
www.springtrainingtours.com   (233 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - The end of a long winter means baseball is on the way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When pitchers and catchers report to spring training this week, fans won't be far behind.
Scottsdale Stadium, home of the Giants, is widely considered among players and members of the media as the finest spring training ballpark in Arizona's Cactus League.
The spring home of the Blue Jays is one of the sleepier towns on your spring tour despite being located just a few miles from bustling Clearwater Beach and the sprawl of the St. Petersburg area.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/2006-02-15-spring-tips_x.htm   (3521 words)

  
 Spring Training 2007: Your Complete Guide to Baseball's Spring Training Season!
Charlotte County officials now seem down on the chances of landing another MLB to train at Charlotte Sports Park, the former spring home of the Texas Rangers.
The Orioles seem to have given up on their quest for state funds to renovate Fort Lauderdale Stadium, so you can assume they might be up for a move as well; Sarasota would also appear to be in the mix.
Speaking of spring-training facilities: Fort Myers seems to be benefiting greatly from the Twins and Red Sox in the same area.
www.springtrainingonline.com   (936 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants Spring Training Tickets - SF Giants Spring Training Tickets in Scottsdale, AZ
We are not the official Giants spring training box office and are not affiliated with the Cactus League or Scottsdale Stadium.
We are independent ticket brokers that buy and sell tickets to spring training baseball games.
Giants Spring Training tickets are generally delivered within a few days of ordering.
www.tickco.com /spring-training/giants.htm   (299 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego Goes to Spring Training: a baseball fan's guide to seeing the Padres at Peoria Sports Complex in ...
In an age of contract extensions and slick sports agents, spring training represents a time to recapture the love of the game.
Baseball is America's pastime, and spring training is the best way to see it.
Folks that went to spring training last year were introduced to new faces as well as old favorites like Trevor, Giles and Klesko.
www.signonsandiego.com /citysearch/feature/432?cslink=cs_generic_3_6   (280 words)

  
 Scottsdale Stadium - San Francisco Giants Spring Training
In April, the Giants minor league operations moved to Scottsdale Stadium to allow for the second phase of construction to begin at Indian School Park.
The Giants will hold their extended spring training games and practices, rookie league and instructional league and rehabilitation at the stadium through October.
To purchase season tickets for spring training please call (415) 972-2000, extension 0.
www.scottsdaleaz.gov /stadium/springtraining.asp   (236 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Spring Training: Books: William Knowlton Zinsser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This light, amiable look at the spring training camp of the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Fla., in 1988, captures the spirit of this annual American renewal.
But the book is primarily a view of the spring training phenomenon, of the smaller, more intimate playing field, of the senior citizen spectators and even the umpires who, like the players, head south to hone their skills.
In 1987, the author made a trip to spring training to find out if all the myths about charming little towns and ballplayers everywhere were true.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0822958244?v=glance   (815 words)

  
 Baseball America - Spring Training Dish: Red Sox Camp
Editor's note: Assistant editor Chris Kline is spending three weeks covering spring training in Florida's Grapefruit League.
Ellsbury, a first-round pick out of Oregon State last year, finished second in the short-season New-York-Penn League in steals in his debut despite getting a late start and missing two weeks with a hamstring injury.
He was slowed by a sore wrist early this spring, but is fully healthy now and should help Wilmington return to playoff contention.
www.baseballamerica.com /today/features/060328redsox.html   (993 words)

  
 Spring Training in Scottsdale presented by the Scottsdale Charros
Spring Training in Scottsdale presented by the Scottsdale Charros
What could be better than a day at the ballpark for spring training baseball in Scottsdale, Arizona?
Buy your tickets now and bring the family out for spring training baseball at its best.
www.springtraining.com   (152 words)

  
 Spring Training Baseball Links
Jay Buckley Tours: Wonderful baseball tour trips from Spring training through the regular season.
Cooperstown Bat Co. For over twenty years, the Cooperstown Bat has been producing fine wood bats for the player and collector alike.
Spring Training Tours: Great tour service for trips to the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues.
www.springtrainingmagazine.com /links.html   (366 words)

  
 Spring Training 1999: The St. Petersburg Times
Petersburg and Tampa have been home to spring training for more than eight decades.
Take a closer at the 1999 Devil Rays and other local Grapefruit League teams in the Times' annual Spring Training special section.
Florida Power Park, home of Al Lang Stadium: Al Lang, former spring home of the New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, and, briefly, the Baltimore Orioles, now houses the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the only Major League team that trains in its home city.
www.sptimes.com /Squeezeplay   (220 words)

  
 Spring Training 2007: Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox train at City of Palms Park, while the minor-league facility, featuring five full fields, is a short distance away.
The stadium is done in a pure Florida style, with a main covered grandstand and palm trees past the outfield fence.
The Red Sox have been training at City of Palms Park since the ballpark opened.
www.springtrainingonline.com /teams/boston_redsox.htm   (276 words)

  
 The 2006 Florida Spring Training Guide
We are fortunate to host 18 teams in 17 locations around the Sunshine State.
While enjoying America's favorite pastime in Florida's glorious spring weather, please make sure to explore all our state has to offer.
Our state's natural beauty, renowned attractions, and warm hospitality are bountiful and limitless.
www.floridaspringtraining.com   (89 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Major League Baseball - ESPN.com's Spring Training coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leiter in midseason form: Al Leiter, who will be the Mets' Opening Day starter, finished up a fantastic spring training on Thursday by pitching four shutout innings.
In all, Leiter hurled 19 2/3 innings of scoreless ball this spring.
Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki is the story of the spring -- in Japan, at least.
espn.go.com /mlb/spring2001   (431 words)

  
 Phoenix Arizona
Greater Phoenix CVB Launches Spring Training Media Tour, Entices Out-of-State Visitors to Catch Cactus League Baseball 2005
As the temperatures hover in the teens in many parts of the U.S., hospitality officials from the Greater Phoenix CVB (GPCVB) are now pitching the destination for Spring Training Cactus League games in March.
In addition to enjoying a fair share of double plays, switch hitters and big-time prospects, visitors to Greater Phoenix can expect to take in an abundance of March sunshine as well.
members.cox.net /phoenix-arizona/2005/01/spring-training.html   (209 words)

  
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He injured the patellar tendon in a spring training scrimmage on Feb. 27 in Jupiter, Fla., and never played a spring or regular-season game.
Ankiel will not play until 2007, Cardinals officials confirmed Tuesday.Alfonso Soriano is the king of his corner in the Washington Nationals' clubhouse and an even bigger king in the baseball universe.
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