Spring Training at Roger Dean Stadium: Meet the Fans

Get to Know the Stadium Experience from a Local Aficionado

The beer is cold. The Dean Dogs are delish. And the spring weather is gorgeous. We’re sure we had you at beer . . . but just in case, get to know more about Grapefruit League action in The Palm Beaches.
 
As Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter annually hosts 11-time World Series Champion, St. Louis Cardinals, and the local South Florida boys of summer, Miami Marlins.
 
Don’t just take our word on Roger Dean and Spring Training, trust one of our local fans who’s a regular at the stadium and an by now, an expert. You can always see more of what real people have experienced in #ThePalmBeaches, because friends trust friends . . . not ads.
 
 
Let’s get to know our local expert
 
 

 Bill Pruitt of West Palm Beach

How long have you been attending spring training games at Rodger Dean Stadium?
 
I have been a season ticket holder for both clubs since the stadium opened in 1998.
 
What makes spring training here such a unique experience?
 
It is a great venue.  There are no bad seats and you are so close to the field.  The Palm Beaches are perfect for spring training as the weather is great and the area has so many things to offer.
 


There's nothing better than a baseball game on a beautiful spring afternoon. 



What events or games are you most looking forward to this season?
 
Watching the Marlins and Cardinals play the Nationals, Tigers, and the Braves. St. Patrick’s Day is special every year too, and with Abacoa next door you can make a day of it. I am also looking forward to seeing the new shade structures that have been added this year.
 
Where is the best place in the house to watch the games?
 
I prefer to be behind Homeplate, but there is not a bad seat in the house.
 
For first-time goer, any suggestions or tips?
 

Expect an upclose and personal experience at Roger Dean Stadium.



Wear a hat and bring sun screen, especially if you are from out of town. Arrive early, see the whole stadium, the team store, and enjoy a Dean Dog!
 
For any fans coming in from out-of-town to see their team, what can they look forward to experiencing in Jupiter?
 
Beautiful Beaches, fun restaurants on the water, the historic lighthouse, first-class golf courses, fishing, boating, and some of the best shopping around.
 
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