- December 01, 2016
Tickets available for the Friday, Dec. 9 evening event
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2016) — Christmas in Vero at Historic Dodgertown is sure to become a new favorite, seasonal tradition in Vero Beach. The event will feature a Christmas Village, an array of old-fashioned traditions and treats, a movie under the stars, and of course a visit from Santa.
Christmas in Vero will take place on Friday evening, Dec. 9, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and is hosted by Republic Productions Vero Beach.
Guests entering the Christmas Village at Holman Stadium will be welcomed with... Read more >
- November 17, 2016
Historic Dodgertown welcomes the North Greenville University football team enroute to its NCAA Division II playoff game
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2016) — Historic Dodgertown is proud to welcome the North Greenville University Crusaders, as the team prepares for its NCAA Division II playoff game on Saturday.
Historic Dodgertown, best known as the Spring Training home of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1948-2008, is no stranger to football.
Since the 1970s, the National Football League, the Canadian Football League and collegiate football programs have utilized Historic Dodgertown’s outdoor and indoor training facilities, meeting space and dining room to prepare for the regular season or playoff games.
The... Read more >
- November 16, 2016
Up to 15 players expected to be drafted from the SFWL, held at Historic Dodgertown
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2016) — More than 65 players from across the United States and the Dominican Republic traveled to Historic Dodgertown - Vero Beach to participate in the South Florida Winter League with the hope of being drafted to play in the Independent League. Scouts and personnel from various teams, including Major League Baseball, have been watching the players practice and play each day.
Tomorrow is the much anticipated Draft Day.
Historic Dodgertown has proved to be an excellent... Read more >
- November 15, 2016
Dodger Corey Seager named Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year, following 16 prior winners who trained and played at Historic Dodg
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2016) – Before yesterday’s announcement, all 16 prior Dodger National League Rookies of the Year played at Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach during Spring Training since its opening in 1948.
Dodger shortstop Corey Seager yesterday became the 17th player in franchise history to be named the NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year. In 1987 Major League Baseball chose to honor Robinson by naming the award in his honor.
Of the 16 previous award winners, Steve Sax and Mike Piazza also played for the minor league Vero Beach Dodgers. Todd Hollandsworth was the... Read more >
- October 28, 2016
Soup is served! Historic Dodgertown to partner with Samaritan Center for its 24th annual fundraising event
VERO BEACH, Fla., (Oct. 28, 2016) — Historic Dodgertown is pleased to again partner with the Samaritan Center for its 24th Annual Soup Bowl even, taking place on Thursday, Nov. 3.
This year, guests can dine on a delicious soup lunch prepared by our kitchen staff. Guests will be served in the dining room located in the conference center and can enjoy the baseball-themed décor, including an entire wall with a likeness of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and framed oversized magazine covers depicting the Dodgers from when they trained in Vero Beach. Guests can also walk and... Read more >
- October 14, 2016
Players include former Major and Minor Leaguers
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2016) – HARDBALL 360 teams are taking the fields at Historic Dodgertown this weekend, with players including two former Major Leaguers and one former Vero Beach Dodger.
This is HARDBALL 360’s first Fall Classic tournament at Historic Dodgertown. Games are being played at the iconic Holman Stadium and players are utilizing the same Major League clubhouse as the Dodgers used during their 60 year history of calling Vero Beach their Spring Training home.
“HARDBALL 360 players love the game of baseball,” said Rob... Read more >
- October 12, 2016
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2016) — Historic Dodgertown is proud to open its doors to some local heroes.
In place of baseball greats staying in the on-property hotel villas, contract electrical workers and tree trimming crews have been boarding here from past dark to before dawn, so they can remain local and get to the business at hand of restoring power and clearing roadways as quickly as possibly following Hurricane Matthew.
Historic Dodgertown has always opened its doors to assist the City and County in times of need, and is again part of the unified effort... Read more >
- September 23, 2016
Vero Beach, FL (Sept. 23, 3016) -- “Vin Scully Appreciation Night” is Friday night (Sept. 23) at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, with a pregame tribute by the Dodger organization to recognize the Hall of Famer’s remarkable career and accomplishments during his 67 seasons in the broadcast booth. Scully plans to retire on October 2, the end of the regular season.
Every year from 1950-2008, Scully made trips to Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida. His first spring training with the Dodgers, at age 22, he worked alongside Dodger broadcasters Red Barber and Connie Desmond. By 1954, Scully was the lead broadcaster for... Read more >
- September 22, 2016
Happy Birthday, Tommy Lasorda!
On the occasion of his 89th birthday today, all of Tommy Lasorda's friends at Historic Dodgertown, the year-round multi-sport training and conference center, congratulate him and shower him with best wishes.
Lasorda’s long history with Dodgertown, Vero Beach, began in 1949 Spring Training, when he was a left-handed minor league pitcher competing for a roster spot with more than 650 players. The talented and hard-working Lasorda returned to Dodgertown each spring, eventually working his way up the organizational ladder, making his major league debut with the Dodgers on August 5, 1954.... Read more >
- August 12, 2016
Rugby Visits Historic Dodgertown
First ever rugby training camp held, with rave reviews
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2016) — ATAVUS Rugby, a leader in rugby training and tournaments, wrapped up a week-long training camp at Historic Dodgertown, and despite heavy rains earlier in the week, gave a thumbs-up for the condition of the fields, meeting rooms and overall experience.
“We had all the tools we needed for the players to succeed,” said camp director Matt Trouville, who said ATAVUS chose Historic Dodgertown after researching all the best facilities. Trouville, originally from Sydney,... Read more >