It’s the best time of year in Scottsdale, Spring Training 2015 time! Spring Training under the warm Arizona sun has been a tradition since 1947, when the Cleveland Indians and New York Giants came here to prepare for the season ahead of them. Today, The Cactus League’s 15 teams call Arizona home for Spring Training and Scottsdale is home to the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies and our very own Arizona Diamondbacks. Spectators come from all over the country to warm up and watch their favorite teams play at Scottsdale’s premier baseball facilities. The Salt River Fields is the latest and greatest in spring training stadiums and consists of separate training faciliites and clubhouses accommodating each team along with an 11,000 seat main stadium with a roof structure designed to provide plenty of shade. The stadium also offers open fan observation area and batting cages. In addition, if you are not into peanuts or cracker jacks, then SRV has you covered. They not only offer traditional baseball fare, but also food for vegetarians, gluten-free options, and high end dining.
Scottsdale Stadium was originally built in 1965 is home to the San Francisco Giants. It has been called “the Gem of the Cactus League ball parks” for it’s awesome location right in the middle of historic and scenic downtown Scottsdale and a short walk to a wide selection of restaurants, clubs and art galleries. The stadium holds 12,000 people and underwent a $23 million renovation in 2006. But if you would like to catch some grub within the stadium, you have many options there, including gluten free and vegetarian options.
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