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Ed Smith Stadium

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Address: 2700 12th St, Sarasota, FL 34237-3000
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+1 941-954-4101
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Birdland is a great park!

If you like spring training and have a favorite team, catch them at "Birdland" in Sarasota. Weather is usually great, fans are knowledgeable & it is fun seeing the guys up close... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Longboat Key, Florida
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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like spring training and have a favorite team, catch them at "Birdland" in Sarasota. Weather is usually great, fans are knowledgeable & it is fun seeing the guys up close and personal.

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Hampstead, Maryland
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has attended O's Spring Training at Ed Smith for the past 4 years. This stadium gives you an authentic mini Camden Yards experience. It is a great atmosphere and also very affordable.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

saw spring with friends and my community they had a Sarasota orchestra concert and then fireworks, fantastic

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Geneva, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We attend at least one spring training game each year to see the Baltimore Orioles. Every seat in the stadium is good. Plenty of standing room also if you feel like walking around.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Unless one can afford expensive seats and then don't mind sitting alone if friends don't want or can't afford those seats, most of the seats are impossible to reach. Even for those just needing a hand, hand rails are too few, too short. Not right for a tax payer supported facility.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had a wonderful time at the game. The stadium has changed over the years it really looks really nice. Can't wait for spring training to get here and go to more games.

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Forest Hills, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is where the Baltimore Oriole's spring train. Stadium seats around 8,500 and was recently remodeled for the Orioles. It's not a Major League ballpark, but you are close to the action and can see from almost anywhere in the stadium. I am from Pittsburgh and not used to seeing people drink hard liquor. In Pittsburgh only in the Luxury... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have been here a couple of times to see spring training games with my Pop. Nice stadium. Good seats all around. I particularly like the left field seats. Very cool.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My dad and I went to the season opener last March. What a great experience. If you are ever in Sarasota in March, and can go see the ball game...GO! The Ed Smith Stadium is beautiful. You can get great tickets for a fair price, and see the players up close.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

So we were here with my baseball Obsessed 9 year old nephew and of course the stadium is "technically" closed ... No spring training etc . But when I called I spoke to some nice person who rounded up someone with the Orioles organization to give us a quick tour and it just made my nephew's entire holiday. We're still... More 

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