The ultimate baseball fan experience, Baseball City returns to Arizona spring training Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Food Truck Caravan will be on-site both days with an exciting lineup of food trucks to give fans a taste of some of the best gourmet street food in the Valley!
For first time ever the premier FanFest will be housed in the heart of Scottsdale’s Civic Center just minutes from the spring training homes of the San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies among others.
This free event serves as the symbolic kick-off to Arizona Spring Training and building the anticipation for the season ahead. Baseball City offers something for every baseball fan, including numerous activities and interactive elements to ensure a hands-on baseball experience.
In addition, the Food Truck Caravan will be on-site both days. The lineup of Valley trucks includes: Aioli Gourmet Burgers, Roadriggers, The Maine Lobster Lady, Circle R Ranch United Steaks of Cheese, Franks, Superfarm Supertruck, Saffron JAK Original Stoneground Pizza and Chocolade Von Bruge.
“If you love baseball as much as we do, then Baseball City will be your paradise for two action packed days come March,” said Michael Principe, CEO of The Legacy Agency, in a prepared statement. “From meeting your favorite baseball stars, to the hands-on action, the excitement doesn’t stop and we have it all, including free contests and giveaways all day long at Baseball City.”
Check out the home run derby field surrounded by a number of interactive games like speed pitch, professional batting cages, steal home challenge and lil’ sluggers. Players who participated in 2014 included Hall of Famers Andre Dawson, Orlando Cepeda, Ferguson Jenkins and Gaylord Perry, former All-Stars Steve Garvey, Edgar Martinez, and Don Baylor, and current stars such as Pablo Sandoval, Aaron Hill, Martin Prado, Billy Butler, and Salvador Perez.
Baseball City is also proud to announce its partnership with the Arizona SciTech Festival.From weighted bats to curveballs, the Science of Baseball presented by Arizona SciTech Festival brings unique partnerships with Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Midwestern Scientists to engage the public in hands on opportunities with the science behind sports.
Some of the Baseball City Highlights:
- Clinics and panel discussions with current and former baseball stars
- Fans can take a swing for the fences on the Home Run Derby Field
- Test your base running abilities at the Steal Home Competition
- How hard can you throw? Find out at the Speed Pitch Competition
- Kids will give it all they can at the Lil’ Sluggers Field
- Check out some of the newest baseball products and gear
- Player photo opportunities
- Free contests and giveaways all day long!
More information on the event can be found at www.baseballcityexperience.com.