The City of Scottsdale and Baseball City, have announced an impressive list of Baseball Legends, All-Stars, Hall of Famers and Current Major League Baseball Players joining the premier FanFest happening Saturday and Sunday, March 7th and 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the heart of Spring Training at the Scottsdale Civic Center.
The 2015 Baseball City line-up includes:
Michael Brantley – Cleveland Indians
Billy Butler – Oakland Athletics
Steve Garvey – Los Angeles Dodgers & San Diego Padres Legend
Wily Peralta – Milwaukee Brewers
Scott Kazmir – Oakland Athletics
Ferguson Jenkins – Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer
Bill Buckner – Boston Red Sox Legend
Yangervis Solarte – San Diego Padres
Mike Aviles – Cleveland Indians
Arismendy Alcantara – Chicago Cubs
Melky Cabrera – Chicago White Sox
Orlando Cepeda – San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer
Aaron Hill – Arizona Diamondbacks
AJ Pollock – Arizona Diamondbacks
Andre Susac – San Francisco Giants
Tyler Matzek – Colorado Rockies
Sean Newcomb – Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Archie Bradley – Arizona Diamondbacks
Baseball City, presented by the City of Scottsdale and Scottsdale CVB serves as the symbolic kick-off to Arizona Spring Training and is the premier, largest and only interactive FanFest around Spring Training. Admission is FREE and this year the interactive FanFest will be located in Scottsdale’s Civic Center, just minutes from the spring training homes of the San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies and several other teams.
Come and swing for the fences, test out the newest baseball products and meet Hall of Famers and All-Stars, the ultimate baseball fan experience!
Now through Thursday, March 5th at midnight score an activity bracelet in-advance for just $7 at Baseballcityexperience.com. Activity Wristbands can be purchased on-site for $10.
“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. “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.”
Baseball City offers something for every baseball fan, including numerous activities and interactive elements to ensure a hands-on baseball experience. Check out Baseball City Field surrounded by a number of interactive games like speed pitch, professional batting cages, running the bases competition and lil’ sluggers.
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 Baseball City Field
- Test your base running abilities at the Running the Bases 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!
In 2014, Baseball City partnered with the MLB Network to broadcast, MLB Tonight on site. MLB’s signature show joined some 6,500 fans participating in all of the action and aired the clips from the event on the show. It allowed Baseball City to reach more than 71 million subscribers nationally.
More information on the event can be found at www.baseballcityexperience.com.