- 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 >
- June 03, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. –The Indian River County area will be abuzz once again with amateur ballplayers at the third annual Vero Beach Classic, hosted by Prospect Select Baseball. Taking place June 6-10, this wood-bat only tournament will utilize playing fields at Historic Dodgertown, Lakewood Park and Lawnwood Regional Park.
Over 100 teams from around the nation will make their way to the Vero Beach Classic to compete in the 18U, 16U and the newly added 14U age divisions.
“We feel like Indian River County is the best location for this event,” said Prospect... Read more >
- May 30, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Historic Dodgertown will be invaded by the Orlando Scorpions this weekend for their annual summer season kickoff. Over 300 players, coaches and staff will be arriving Friday evening and Saturday morning for this early season training camp. The two-day event consists of team fundamental work and a skills competition. Eleven of the Scorpions teams representing different regions of the state will then be returning the following week to compete in the Vero Beach Classic at Historic Dodgertown.
The Orlando Scorpions are one of the longest tenured Travel Programs in the country. Founded by Sal... Read more >
- May 23, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Twenty-Nine teams representing four age divisions will begin play this Holiday weekend at Historic Dodgertown for the Memorial Day Invitational. Coming from areas such as Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville, the tournament will kick off with a pair of games Friday night followed by full days of bracket play Saturday and Sunday. Semi-final and Championship games will take place Monday morning and afternoon to round out the three-day weekend.
Divisions are comprised of 13u, 14u, 16u and 18u teams include:
13u: North Florida River Cats, All American Prospects, Beach Dawgs Baseball, Plant... Read more >