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Goodyear Ballpark named best in Cactus League

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After a long, fierce and competitive battle of the spring training ballparks, the results are in and it’s official. Goodyear Ballpark – the spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians, has been voted as best place to see a spring training game in the Cactus League in USA Today’s 10Best… Read More →

Four Peaks Brings Local Flavor to Cactus League

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Four Peaks Brewing Company will be showcasing their beers throughout Cactus League stadiums this Spring beginning February 26th. “Response to Four Peaks beers by stadium concessionaires has quadrupled for 2014 over last year” according to Greg Ross, Four Peaks Marketing Director. Stadiums include Salt River Fields, Peoria Sports Complex, Camelback Ranch, Scottsdale Stadium, Maryvale Stadium,… Read More →

Play Ball:
A League of Its Own

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November 23, 2013 by in From the editor

For one month, the stars align in Metro Phoenix — 15 professional baseball teams call the Phoenix Metro home. It’s a glorious time for locals and out-of-towners alike, who make it difficult to visit anywhere near Phoenix without catching a whiff of onion-covered hot dogs, the sounds of hundreds of peanuts being shelled and the… Read More →

Play Ball 2014 – Arizona Spring Training

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October 17, 2013 by in Play Ball

A LEAGUE OF ITS OWN For one month, the stars align in Metro Phoenix 15 professional baseball teams call the Phoenix Metro home. It’s a glorious time for locals and out-of-towners alike, who make it difficult to visit anywhere near Phoenix without catching a whiff of onion-covered hot dogs, the sounds of hundreds of peanuts… Read More →

Play Ball 2013 – Arizona Spring Training

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January 15, 2013 by in Play Ball

A MONTH THAT IMPACTS THE VALLEY — AND BASEBALL FANS There’s nothing quite like kicking back on a balmy spring day at one the Valley’s 10 Cactus League baseball stadiums. The smell of fresh-cut grass … stadium vendors barking out “beer here” … kids lined up hoping to get their favorite player’s autograph. Yes, there… Read More →

Play Ball 2012 – Arizona Spring Training

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October 17, 2012 by in Play Ball

There are no two bigger little words that warm the hearts of sports fans in Arizona once March rolls around than: Play Ball! Perhaps it’s only fitting that AZ Big Media’s inaugural partnership with the Cactus League is this publication, which is being distributed to the various “Fan Fests” in the home cities of Cactus… Read More →