Dunedin Stadium may be the smallest spring training ballpark and lack the bells and whistles found at other parks, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a great place to take in a ballgame. Snowbirds will have a fantastic time enjoying the gorgeous Florida weather and watching their team take the field before the season starts. If you’re looking to catch the start of the Blue Jays season and escape the harsh Canadian winter, then there are few better places to do so than spring training.
The Blue Jays offer a relaxing spring training experience that is fun for the whole family. You won’t find a lot of people getting rowdy in the stands making it a great place to take the kids or just hang out and have a few beers in the sun. The casual atmosphere makes attending a Blue Jays spring training game a great place to relax, so come to the game, snag a few autographs, and hang out with your friends and family.
You’ll also want to take a bit of time to walk around the ballpark and see all the Blue Jays tributes scattered around the concourse. Banners are hanging celebrating the careers of the best players in team history, and no trip to spring training is complete without seeing the plaque dedicated to legendary Blue Jays broadcaster Tom Cheek behind home plate.
Those of you who love the Jays will have a fantastic time relaxing and watching a spring training game in Dunedin, so get your tickets today.
Things to check out
The best place to be to get an autograph from your favorite Blue Jay is down the right field line close to the team’s clubhouse. Those of you looking to get autographs from a visiting player will want to catch them in the fenced in area across from their bullpen. You can also get autographs from Blue Jays players on their way from the clubhouse to the parking lot after the game.
Blue Jays Legends Banners
ake a walk around the concourse to see all the banners celebrating the best players in team history. The banners are a can’t-miss for any longtime Jays fan, so enjoy them during your trip to spring training.
Tom Cheek Memorial Plaque
Remember longtime Blue Jays announcer Tom Cheek by taking a moment to view the plaque dedicated to him behind home plate. The plaque honors the “Voice of the Blue Jays” and is a must-see for die-hard fans.
Dunedin Blue Jays in the Majors Display
Dunedin Stadium is also the home of the Blue Jays Class A-Advanced affiliate, and as a result, you’ll see a display dedicated to all of the former Dunedin Blue Jays who made it to the majors. Check out the exhibit and see all the players who have come through the Jays system over the years.
Chad the Beer Guy
Don’t miss Chad the Beer Guy during your trip to spring training. Chad is an institution at Blue Jays spring training games and has been hawking beers at the ballpark for 17 years. He also sings “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” during the 7th inning stretch, so join in and sing with him.Watch video
Stop by one of the two Jays Shops at the ballpark to pick up a souvenir from your trip to spring training. You’ll find a variety of Blue Jays merchandise at both stores including caps, jerseys, bobbleheads, and more.