Cactus League Spring Training, a seasonal rite in Greater Phoenix, roars to life every March with the iconic sounds of cracking bats, snapping mitts and happy fans. For baseball lovers, it doesn’t get much better than this: sunny weather, affordable tickets and unparalleled proximity to the best players in the game.
The 2017 Cactus League season features 15 major league teams and more than 200 games from February 24 to April 1.
Wear sunscreen! Put it on before you head out and bring more to apply during the game.
Lawn seats can get hot, fast. Make sure to drink plenty of water and bring a hat and lightweight clothing to protect yourself from the sun.
Get your tickets early. Popular teams will sell out fast so plan ahead.
Rules about outside food and drink vary by stadium. Check the stadium website or call before you go to see what is/is not allowed.
With Cactus League Spring Training, there’s never an off day, and the longest “road trip” between any of the 10 stadiums is 45 minutes. Get a lay of the land with the map below.
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