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Ed Smith Stadium


Opened: 1989
Capacity: 8,500
Ballpark address:
2700 12th Street
Sarasota, FL   34237

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Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota

 
2014 Orioles Spring Training Schedule in Sarasota at Ed Smith Stadium
March Day Time Visiting Team TicketNetwork
 1 Saturday 1:05 Blue Jays Tickets
 3 Monday 1:05 Twins Tickets
 6 Thursday 1:05 Rays Tickets
 7 Friday 1:05 Phillies Tickets
 8 Saturday 1:05 Red Sox Tickets
 9 Sunday 1:05 Pirates Tickets
11 Tuesday 1:05 Red Sox Tickets
12 Wednesday 1:05 Phillies Tickets
15 Saturday 1:05 Yankees Tickets
17 Monday 7:05 Twins Tickets
19 Wednesday 1:05 Rays Tickets
21 Friday 1:05 Braves Tickets
23 Sunday 1:05 Pirates Tickets
24 Monday 1:05 Red Sox Tickets
27 Thursday 7:05 Rays Tickets

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Ed Smith Stadium facade in 2011

Ed Smith Stadium Facts, Figures & Firsts


  • Construction cost: $8.5 million
  • Architect: HOK Sport
  • Construction manager: Barton Malow Company
  • Owned by Sarasota County, which purchased the stadium from the City of Sarasota for just $1 on November 10, 2009.
  • The stadium is the centerpiece of the 53-acre City of Sarasota Sports Complex.
  • Since its opening the stadium has been named after Ed Smith, the longtime former President (1966-1993) of the Sarasota Sports Committee who passed away on March 9, 2006 at the age of 91. Smith was the driving force behind getting the stadium built, which was accomplished by the passage of a general obligation bond on November 4, 1986 by voters in the city of Sarasota.
  • Spring training tenants: Chicago White Sox (1989-1997), Cincinnati Reds (1998-2009) and Baltimore Orioles (1991 and starting again in 2010)
  • Minor league tenants: Sarasota White Sox (1989-1993), Sarasota Red Sox (1994-2004) and Sarasota Reds (2005-2009)
  • First game: The Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on March 2, 1989 in front of 6,892 fans.

    Other stadium firsts:
    Pitch Batter Hit Home Run Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher Save
    Jerry Reuss Wade Boggs Carlos Quintana Dan Pasqua Tom McCarthy Mike Rochford Bobby Thigpen

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