The Palm Beaches are a year-round destination for the best sporting events in the world. Home to four Major League Baseball Spring Training teams, collegiate invitationals, international tournaments, and elite amateur tournaments, Palm Beach County has versatile venues perfect for baseball and various other sports. Here’s three of the best baseball venues in Palm Beach County:
One of the region’s preeminent baseball stadiums for more than 20 years, Roger Dean Chevrolet stadium is the Spring Training home of the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals. In addition to the main, lighted stadium field, the complex features 12 full-size baseball fields with professional dimensions—six which are lit for night-play—on nearly 120 acres.
Events hosted: Some of the great events hosted at this facility include Major League Baseball Spring , Florida State League (MiLB), USA Baseball National Team Championships (baseball), Hardball 360 (amateur baseball), Under Armour Fall Classic (amateur baseball), Prospect Select The Wave (amateur baseball), and many more.
Did you know?: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is the only complex in the country that is home to four Minor League Baseball teams: Jupiter Hammerheads (Class A-Advanced Baseball Florida State League), Palm Beach Cardinals (Class A-Advanced Baseball Florida State League), Gulf Coast Marlins (Rookie-level Gulf Coast League), and the Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rookie-level Gulf Coast League).
The Santaluces Athletic Complex is a top-notch multi-purpose facility that sits on over 28 acres of land in Lantana. The complex contains four lighted, professionally manicured fields and two professional batting cage tunnels. It also features an aquatic center with an eight-lane pool perfect for diving and swimming competitions.
Events hosted: Some of the great events that have been hosted at this facility include the Palm Beach College & International Baseball Festival (amateur baseball), Babe Ruth League State Championship (amateur baseball), USA Baseball and Perfect Game.
Did you know?: The Santaluces Athletic Complex previously served as home to Major League Baseball’s Montreal Expos for Spring Training.
The Palm Beaches’ newest professional baseball facility, The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches is the Spring Training home to the 2019 World Series contenders the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. The 160-acre complex features a fan-friendly 7,700-capacity stadium as its centerpiece, along with six practice fields per team. It features a total of eight professional manicured baseball fields ideal for tournament setup, as well as five 120-by-80-yard multipurpose athletic fields that cater to soccer, lacrosse, football and rugby.
Events hosted: Some of the great events hosted at this facility include Major League Baseball Spring , SoFlo Turkey Shootout (lacrosse), Palm Beach Cup (soccer), Sunshine Games Ultimate Frisbee, Perfect Game WWBA Championship (amateur baseball), Battlepark Mixed Martial Arts, and many more.
Did you know?: FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches has been home to two MLB World Series champions since its debut in 2017. The Astros won in 2017 and the Nationals took down the Astros in Game 7 to win in 2019.