- January 17, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Hideo Nomo, a founding partner of Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida was elected to the Japan Baseball Hall of Fame today, becoming the youngest player ever to be honored at age 45 and 4 months. Nearly 19 years ago, pitcher Nomo signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers to become the first player to make the move from Japan’s professional baseball league to Major League Baseball in 30 years. Nomo reported to 1995 Spring Training at Dodgertown surrounded by multitudes of media from Japan and the United States documenting his every move.
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- January 16, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach will be the site of Softball Factory’s Spring Training this weekend, January 17-20. This will be their first training camp held at Historic Dodgertown in 2014, following three appearances in 2013.
The event hosts 28 girls ages 13-18 from 11 states, including California, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
All practices are open to the public and will be held at Historic Dodgertown’s state-of-the-art cloverleaf, located adjacent to Holman Stadium.
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- January 10, 2014
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach is once again the site of Minor League Baseball’s The Umpire School, an all-inclusive professional baseball umpire school. This marks the third consecutive year this event has returned to Vero Beach. The course began Sunday, January 5, and will conclude Sunday, February 2.
Professional Baseball Umpire Corp (PBUC) supervisors will instruct the attendees of the four-week course. PBUC oversees the training and employment of umpire in the Minor League Baseball system throughout the United States and Canada.
The Umpire School hosts 91 attendees, including one... Read more >
- January 02, 2014
Diamond 9 Events National Skills Super Showcase Brings Division I Coaches and Prospects to Historic Dodgertown
VERO BEACH, Fla. –Historic Dodgertown is hosting Diamond 9 Events National Skills Super Showcase January 3-5 featuring Division I prospects and coaches.
Beginning Friday, Division I prospects will be able to showcase their skills before college coaches through games and individual instruction. Top collegiate softball programs will be in attendance, including University of Detroit, University of Virgina, Mercer University, Arizona State University, Iona College, Louisiana State University, Wichita State University, Brigham Young University, Boston University, University of Delaware, Furman University, Penn State University and University of Alabama.
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- December 27, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach is the site of Softball Factory’s Christmas Camp and Tournament this weekend. The event began today, December 27, and will conclude Monday, December 30.
The event hosts 54 girls ages 13-18 from 24 states, including Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
“The Softball Factory is very excited for our players to get a chance to experience the top notch facilities at Historic Dodgertown,... Read more >
- December 23, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla. –The new historicdodgertown.com website has been unveiled, with a wealth of content and functionality that is easy to navigate, it was announced today by Peter O’Malley, president and CEO, Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida.
“With our recent name change to ‘Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida,’ we are in the midst of rebranding and enhancing our multi-sport campus and the new website captures the spirit of this iconic site,” said O’Malley, former Dodger president, 1970-1998. “Our website visitors from throughout the... Read more >
- December 21, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Historic Dodgertown is hosting two premier camps through Monday in the sports of lacrosse and baseball.
Bill Pilat’s Lacrosse Goalie School is hosting 120 young lacrosse goalies this weekend from 26 different states. Bill Pilat, Head Coach at Division III power Roanoke College, hosts multiple camps throughout the year and his goalie camps are considered one of the finest in the U.S. Assisting Bill are 25 top college and high school players who serve as instructors throughout the camp.
Team MaxBat, a baseball showcase camp for high school athletes to be... Read more >
- November 15, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida will be the site of the Treasure Coast Lacrosse Shootout this weekend, November 16-17. The inaugural tournament will be hosted by Broward Lacrosse Advantage and sponsored by Treasure Coast Sports Commission. The tournament will consist of 22 teams from across the state of Florida, including three teams from the local Indian River Aces club. Teams will be separated into 9U, 11U, 13U, 15U and High School age divisions. All games will be played at Historic Dodgertown. Games begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. The event is free and open... Read more >
- November 06, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida will be the site of Softball Factory’s Select Training at Vero Beach this weekend. The training event begins Thursday, November 7, and will conclude Sunday, November 10. The event hosts 39 girls aged 13-18 from 16 states including Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin. Participants will receive instruction in all aspects of the game including fielding, pitching, catching and base running. All practices are open to the public. For more information, visit: http:/... Read more >
- November 01, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla.—Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida will be the host of the Game Ready Scout Day State Championship youth baseball tournament this weekend. The November 1-3 tournament, sponsored by Treasure Coast Sports Commission, will include 23 teams separated into 14U, 16U and 18U age divisions. All games will be played at the 80-acre Historic Dodgertown facility. The event is open to the public. Admission is $10.00 per person, per day. For more information, visit www.GameReadyScoutDay.com.... Read more >