Tag Archives: #GrapefruitGators

Austin’s Spring Training Experience Reflection

My experience covering MLB spring training over the week of UF spring break was exhausting! However, it was definitely worth it! I had a fantastic time with the unique opportunity to be able to be so involved and see so much of what goes into a professional team’s spring training. …

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A Tribute to “Happy Feet”

There’s an old saying that “there’s no crying in baseball,” which was said by Tom Hanks’ character, Jimmy Dugan, in the movie “A League of Their Own.” While this phrase may ring true for some, I think the baseball gods were perfectly ok with me and my mom shedding some …

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A Tour of Tropicana Field in Spring Training Mode

Normally, Tropicana Field serves as the home of the Tampa Bay Rays during the regular season. However, Charlotte Sports Park, their normal spring training facility located in Port Charlotte, took extensive damage from Hurricane Ian last September. As a result, the Rays determined they could not hold their spring training …

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