FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 01, 2016
Grand Slam Winter Jam at Historic Dodgertown offers teams a strong finish to the 2016 youth baseball
Limited space available – register today!
VERO BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2016) — Teams looking to finish the 2016 youth baseball tournament season on a strong note need not look further than Historic Dodgertown’s Grand Slam Winter Jam.
Historic Dodgertown offers Major League quality fields and a professional staff to run the tournament. As the Spring Training home of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1948 to 2008, a tournament at Historic Dodgertown is a truly unique experience.
The Grand Slam Winter Jam 9U-18U tournament guarantees a 3-game pool play to the championship game, umpires, game balls, team and individual awards and access to batting cages prior to games.
Teams can book their stay in the Historic Dodgertown villas, the same rooms that housed the Dodger teams during Spring Training, for the ultimate in convenience and eliminating the need for transportation during the tournament. Guests staying on property have access to our professional-style fitness-weight room, lighted competition-sized swimming pool with expanded deck, lighted tennis, basketball, sand volleyball, and shuffleboard courts and the Stadium Club Lounge.
Teams are encouraged to register and book early to take advantage of all the amenities on property.
On-property rooms are limited, so teams are encouraged to register and book as soon as possible.
Teams can also stay at one of our local partner hotels. Please call 772-257-8442 or click here to learn more. Dining packages are also available.
About Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida
“A Florida Heritage Landmark”
World-famous Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida is a multi-sport, 80-acre complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast managed by former Dodger owner Peter O’Malley in a partnership since 2012. O’Malley, whose family developed and expanded the site formerly known as “Dodgertown” for nearly 50 years, partnered with his sister Terry O’Malley Seidler and former Dodger star pitchers Chan Ho Park and Hideo Nomo.
On November 10, 2014, Historic Dodgertown was named a Florida Heritage Landmark for its unique historic significance extending beyond baseball, as the first completely integrated Spring Training site in the South. The “Baseball and Dodgertown” historical marker is located at the entrance to the conference center.
The home of Dodger Spring Trainings from 1948-2008, it was the starting place for six World Championships and 14 N.L. Pennant-winning teams. Numerous Baseball Hall of Fame players trained on these hallowed grounds, as well as 20 visits from professional teams in Asia.
The all-inclusive facility, owned by Indian River County, gives teams of all ages the unique opportunity to train, play, dine and stay together in on-site villas. Participants utilize one of 10 ½ playing fields (seven are Musco-lighted for night games), including a new cloverleaf of youth baseball/softball fields with concessions area and new multi-purpose field (110 by 130 yards) for football, soccer and lacrosse.
Other amenities include clubhouses, two full-sized weight rooms, dining room, Stadium Club lounge and a competition-size swimming pool. The home of 6,500-seat Holman Stadium, Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida provides an all-encompassing experience for guests and is the ideal setting to build a championship team. It’s the perfect location for tournaments, camps, schools, business conferences and seminars.
Continuing its tradition since 1983, the Los Angeles Dodgers Adult Baseball Camp returned to Historic Dodgertown in November, 2014. Visit historicdodgertown.com for more information.
Ruth Ruiz, Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida, (772) 257-8532