The FSF promotes Florida Spring Training Baseball as a tourist destination for Major League Baseball fans each March as 15 MLB teams venture to Florida for a pre-season tune up.
In 2018, nearly 1.5 million fans flocked to Florida and since 2000, more than 29 million fans have attended Florida Spring Training Games. These totals lead to an annual economic impact of $687.1 million per year for the State of Florida.
The 2020 Major League Baseball Spring Training schedule is now available. Click here for a daily schedule of Games. The first game of the 2020 season will be played on Friday, February 21 as the Boston Red Sox will host the Northeastern Huskies at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. A full schedule of games will be played on Saturday, February 22 and the season continues through Tuesday, March 24. Click the team links below for their 2020 Florida Spring Training Schedules.
The 2018 Florida Grapefruit League season generated an economic impact of $687.1 million for the State of Florida, according to a Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study, compiled by Tallahassee-based Downs & St. Germain Research to determine the Grapefruit League’s overall economic impact, including number of attendees, jobs created, and the overall associated wages for employees. To access the 2018 MLB Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study, click here.
The annual complimentary Florida Spring Training Guide is a popular way to access schedules of all teams, stadium locations and directions and ticket information. For more about Florida Spring Training Baseball visit FloridaGrapefruitLeague.com.
In celebration of Spring Training at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, the 2019 Governor’s Baseball Dinner brought over 350 guests that included team personnel, as well as state and community leaders together. Watch a highlight video of the Evening’s Festivities.
The 2020 Governor’s Baseball Dinner will take place on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the CoolToday Park in North Port, Florida. For more information about the 2020 event, click here.