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Pittsburgh Pirates

Mckechnie Field
1611 9th Street W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 747-3031 (MAP)

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Autograph Seekers
McKechnie Field is a Mecca for autograph seekers. Players are happy to oblige the fans that line the walkway next to the bullpens, which are next to the players’ clubhouses (Pirates in right field, visitors in left). This is one of the more accessible set-ups in the Grapefruit League for fan and player interaction, and many players from the Pirates and visiting teams will sign autographs during the game. www.springtrainingconnection.com 

Parking Limited Around Ballpark ? Arrive Early
Limited, but free street parking is available near the ballpark – but it is limited. Arrive early, like 45 minutes before the game.
Joe Connor, Author of A Fan’s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, www.modernerabaseball.com 

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Places to Stay

Hotels

Quality Inn & Suites
(941) 747-6465
2303 1st St Bradenton, FL 34208
0.7 mi SE
Holiday Inn Riverfront
(941) 747-3727 or (800) 465-4329
100 Riverfront Blvd Bradenton, FL 34205
1.2 mi NE
Anchor Inn
(941) 964-5600
450 4th St E Bradenton, FL 34208
1.0 mi NE
 

 

Golf

Heather Hills Golf Club
(941) 755-8888
101 Cortez Rd W Bradenton, FL 34207
1.7 mi S
River Run Golf Links
(941) 708-6331
1801 27th St E Bradenton, FL 34208
2.5 mi E
El Conquistador Country Club
(941) 758-1466
4350 El Conquistador Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34210
4.2 mi S
Peridia Golf & Country Club
(941) 758-2582 or (941) 755-5459
4950 Peridia Blvd E Bradenton, FL 34203
4.4 mi SE

2017 Schedule

News

PIT Homepage News


Cole labors in short outing as Bucs drop opener
Mike Foltynewicz bested Gerrit Cole through the first five innings and Ender Inciarte recorded a career-best five hits as the Braves received another stellar effort from their bullpen during Monday night's 5-2 win over the Pirates at SunTrust Park.
05/23/2017 02:01 AM

Mercer day to day with right hand discomfort
Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer was removed during the seventh inning of Monday's game against the Braves due to right hand discomfort. Mercer's status is day to day, the club announced.
05/23/2017 12:29 AM

MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
It all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.
04/20/2017 01:24 PM

Pirates' Freese, Hurdle ejected in Atlanta
Third baseman David Freese and manager Clint Hurdle were ejected during the fourth inning of the Pirates' game against the Braves on Monday night at SunTrust Park.
05/23/2017 12:07 AM

VOTE: Pick this summer's All-Stars
Which Pirates are #ASGWorthy? Cast your All-Star ballots up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes).
04/30/2017 01:33 PM

 
 

 
 

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