- July 18, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Historic Dodgertown recently took another progressive step as a sports and business destination by adding two prominent corporate partnerships, the SpringHill Suites – Vero Beach and Pepsi Beverages, to multi-year promotional agreements. Both companies will have signage featured at the facility’s playing fields as well as the scoreboard at Holman Stadium.
SpringHill Suites has served as a partner hotel of the facility since 2011, hosting scores of athletes and families during their extended stays in Vero Beach. Joining the partnership following its opening next year, Hampton Inn & Suites will... Read more >
- July 18, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – A picturesque evening settled over the Historic Dodgertown pool area Thursday night as Indian River County and the Treasure Coast Sports Commission hosted business professionals from across the U.S. in the firearms and ammunition industry. Executives from all parts of the gun industry are in town for their 12th annual summer event that was recruited by the Indian River County Shooting Range.
Following a Thursday morning golf outing at Sandridge Golf Club to benefit HAVA (Honoring American Veterans Afield), attendees gathered at the Historic Dodgertown pool for an Opening Ceremony and barbecue.... Read more >
- July 15, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla.- Two former Los Angeles Dodger All-Star pitchers will be honored on Friday, July 18.
Hideo Nomo will be inducted into the Japan Baseball Hall of Fame. Ceremonies will be held on the field to honor the 2014 inductees prior to the Nippon Professional Baseball All-Star Game at Seibu Dome in Tokorozawa (near Tokyo), Japan. Chan Ho Park will receive recognition during retirement ceremonies prior to the Korean Professional Baseball All-Star Game at Champions Field, Kwangju, South Korea.
Nomo became the youngest player elected to the Japan Baseball Hall of Fame at age 45... Read more >
- July 10, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Historic Dodgertown will host its fifth consecutive USSC Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp next week from July 13-16. The camp is open to boys ages 9-18 and will include commuters and overnight campers who will stay in the on-site Villas.
The complete skills camp will include daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages. Each camper will receive a Nike reversible practice jersey and Nike and STX prizes will be awarded for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement.
Check-in will take place on Sunday, July 13, 3:00 p.m., and campers will take the... Read more >
- June 30, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – With World Cup fever still climbing towards Tuesday’s match with Belgium, Massive Soccer Camps will bring its second and third camps to Historic Dodgertown in the next few weeks. The Girls Camp takes place June 29-July 2 for travel level players ages 12-15, while the Boys Camp begins July 6-9 for ages 10-15. Campers will stay on-site during training while having meals in the dining room throughout the camp.
Massive Soccer Camps is directed by UEFA ‘A’ licensed coach Fraser Foster. Massive Soccer delivers soccer coaching, camps, tournaments and coach... Read more >
- June 20, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – For the past week, Historic Dodgertown has played host to nearly 100 soccer players and coaching staff as No. 1 Soccer Camps has returned for the fourth consecutive year.
This year has an added excitement, as it coincides with the FIFA World Cup. Instructors and campers have enjoyed a number of live games, including US vs. Ghana on the big screen projector in the Jackie Robinson room.
“This is the perfect professional environment for a soccer camp,” stated Assistant Director Kurtis Baker. “The fields are in great condition,... Read more >
- June 19, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. –Historic Dodgertown will host action on nearly every field at the facility from June 22-27, while both the Historic Dodgertown Legends Classic youth baseball tournament and Softball Factory World Series take place. With baseball teams and softball players arriving in Vero Beach, athletes and families will be staying at a number of area hotels, as well as in Historic Dodgertown’s on-site villas while enjoying their summer vacation in Indian River County.
The HD Legends Classic is a first time event with a weeklong schedule of games featuring teams from Florida, Georgia,... Read more >
- June 17, 2014
Exclusive Color Footage of Hall of Fame Dodgers Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Others During Spring Training Added to Website
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Unique color footage of the 1951 Dodger Spring Training activities and personalities at Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida, has been added to historicdodgertown.com, it was announced today by Brady Ballard, Historic Dodgertown vice president.
Highlights of the never-before-seen silent film show the training regimen of the Dodgers at Dodgertown, their Spring Training home from 1948-2008. Hall of Fame Dodgers included in the footage are Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella and Duke Snider. Aerial footage showcases the baseball fields, while the barracks used to house nearly 600 Dodger major and minor league players on... Read more >
- June 13, 2014
Two-year Anniversary of Historic Dodgertown Cloverleaf Field Addition Reflects Significant Events and Economic Impact
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown has taken many noteworthy steps in recent years to restore the facility to be an active player in the business of sports. Obtaining the name “Historic Dodgertown” last August through a partnership between owner Peter O’Malley and new Dodgers ownership is one of those significant steps. Other key elements include upgrades to the complex that have facilitated the goal of becoming an elite, multi-sport training destination.
Saturday, June 14th, marks the two-year anniversary of the cloverleaf fields at Historic Dodgertown, opening the doors to youth baseball and... Read more >
- June 05, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla.—The Major League Baseball Amateur Draft will begin Thursday night with the top college and high school prospects in the U.S. being offered millions of dollars before ever playing an inning as a professional. For any teenage ballplayer, the dream of receiving that phone call is something only a select few get to experience. For many others, the opportunity to play at the top collegiate level with the chance to compete for a school that advances to the College World Series is the epitome of their career.
The Treasure Coast is set... Read more >