- May 25, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 25, 2017) — Historic Dodgertown, one of the nation’s most popular tournament destinations, will welcome nearly 50 youth teams and their families this weekend at the annual Memorial Day Invitational, a baseball tournament for youth ages 9 to 14.
Families from throughout Florida, from as far as Jacksonville to Miami, will travel to Vero Beach for the three-day tournament. Game times are scheduled throughout each day, from 8 a.m. under blue skies to 8 p.m. under the lights. The public is invited to attend and tickets are priced at just $5 per person each day. Concession stands... Read more >
- May 16, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 16, 2017) – The top high school softball teams in the State of Florida will converge onto Historic Dodgertown to compete for the Florida State Championship in each of the nine (9) respective classifications. Regional Finals have concluded around the state to determine which high schools have advanced to the State Softball Finals. This four-day event will include 36 teams competing in semi-final rounds on Wednesday and Friday then championship rounds Thursday and Saturday.
This is the first year of a new three-year agreement with the FHSAA, which is proudly hosted by the Treasure... Read more >
- May 09, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 9, 2017) - Before Vin Scully served as the third man in the Dodger broadcast booth, Ernie Harwell had the seat for the 1948 and 1949 seasons. A couple of weeks ago, Wayne State University, MI paid tribute to Harwell, who later served as the longtime voice of the Detroit Tigers, by naming their baseball field, “Harwell Field”. Harwell was at Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida for Spring Training in 1949.
Tiger greats Kirk Gibson and Alan Trammell participated in grand opening ceremonies. One of the field’s unique characteristics is a replica of... Read more >
- April 28, 2017
As a 15-year-old, Greene was invited to the first MLB EDI camp held at Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida
VERO BEACH, Fla. (April 28, 2017) — In July 2015, Hunter Greene was a 15-year-old boy from Southern California when invited by Major League Baseball to participate in the first MLB Elite Development Invitational Camp held at Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida.
Less than two years later Greene is on the cover of Sports Illustrated with an in-depth feature article inside the magazine. The 6-foot-4, 210 pound pitcher/shortstop from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California is speculated... Read more >
- April 27, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (April 27, 2017) — The 2017 Florida Junior College Women’s Softball Championship will be played at Historic Dodgertown beginning Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30. Sixteen teams from across the state will compete for the title, and the top two winners will move on to play in the Junior College World Series next month in St. George, Utah.
The tournament, in its third consecutive year played at Historic Dodgertown, is co-hosted by the Treasure Coast Sports Commission and Historic Dodgertown. The teams will play their games at the Quad area, a recent addition to the property,... Read more >
- April 22, 2017
Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League hold 2017 Spring Camp at Historic Dodgertown
VERO BEACH, Fla. (April 22, 2017) — The Saskatchewan Roughriders are returning to Historic Dodgertown for their 2017 mini-camp from Tuesday, April 25 to Thursday, April 27. The Riders football operations staff, led by Chris Jones, John Murphy and Jeremy O’Day, along with the complete coaching staff will be in attendance to conduct the workouts.
More than 40 players are expected at camp, including the team's five quarterbacks: Bryan Bennett, Brandon Bridge, Kevin Glenn, GJ Kinne and Vince Young. The rest of the camp roster will be made up of CFL rookies or players with previous professional experience but... Read more >
- April 04, 2017
Free agent tryout to be held on Saturday, April 8
VERO BEACH, Fla. (April 4, 2017) — The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League return to Historic Dodgertown April 10-12 for their 2017 Spring Camp. This marks the Alouettes third visit to Historic Dodgertown for their Spring Camp, having previously come in 2014 and 2015.
Prior to Spring Camp, the Alouettes will hold a free agent tryout on Saturday, April 8.
"We are very happy to be back at the Historic Dodgertown complex, which is a great place for our coaches, players and staff to get... Read more >
- March 31, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2017) — On March 31, 1948, baseball legend Jackie Robinson made his Dodgertown debut and the major league Dodgers held their first spring training game on this historic property.
To commemorate this day in history, more than 60 fourth grade students from Dodgertown Elementary School in Vero Beach visited Historic Dodgertown today for an interactive history lesson, which included welcome messages by City and County officials and the District School Superintendent, plus an outdoor scavenger hunt to further the students’ education.
The theme for the morning was Robinson’s famous quote: “A... Read more >
- March 24, 2017
VERO BEACH, Fla. (March 24, 2017) — Historic Dodgertown’s fields and facilities are becoming well-known in the sport of rugby.
Recently the Yale University Men’s Rugby Team traveled from New Haven, Conn. And exchanged cloudy, 40-degree weather for Vero Beach’s sunny skies and mild 70’s temperatures for their spring training practice, and were impressed with fields, climate and overall stay.
“The pitch is probably the best in the United States,” said Nicolas Wicaksono, team spokesperson. “I’d been here with ATAVUS Rugby last fall and was... Read more >
- March 17, 2017
The 70th anniversary of Jackie’s contribution to sports and society honored in fourth annual game, benefitting United Way of Indian River County
Vero Beach, FL (March 17, 2017) — Historic Dodgertown and United Way of Indian River County are pleased to announce the fourth annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will take place on Saturday evening, April 15 at Holman Stadium. Tickets for this popular game will go on sale March 23 at multiple locations, and the event is expected to sell out.
This year the St. Lucie Mets will play the Kissimmee Florida Fire Frogs, formerly known as the... Read more >