St. Petersburg International Baseball Opens March 24 at Walter Fuller Baseball Complex – Team Canada, Puerto Rico, World All-Stars Play Ball with MLB Prospects
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (MARCH 20, 2017) – The official start of the seventh season of St. Petersburg International Baseball opens with Team Canada facing the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Walter Fuller Baseball Complex,
7901 30th Ave N. Game times at Walter Fuller are all 1:05 p.m. This season will also serve as the second official season of an international spring training league, featuring players from 12 countries, including Australia, Belarus, Canada, China, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, and three continents. International teams will play MLB prospect squads from the Rays, Blue Jays, Phillies, Tigers and Braves.
Mayor Rick Kriseman will host a 12:30 p.m. meet and greet for media March 24 at Walter Fuller prior to throwing out the first pitch.
Tickets to Walter Fuller games are $10 each and are available one hour prior to game time at the box office. Group tickets and local partner packages are available. All games at Huggins-Stengel Field, 1320 5th St N., are free to the public. Free parking is available. Gates open one hour prior to game time.
The complete schedule is below:
Friday, March 24Walter Fuller Park1:05 p.m.Canada vs. Tampa Bay*
Monday, March 27 Walter Fuller Park1:05 p.m.Canada vs. Detroit*
Tuesday, March 28Walter Fuller Park 1:05 p.m.
Canada vs. Atlanta*
Wednesday, March 29Walter Fuller Park1:05 p.m.Canada vs. Philadelphia*
Thursday, March 30Walter Fuller Park1:05 p.m.Canada vs. Toronto*
Thursday, April 13Huggins-Stengel Field1:30 p.m.Puerto Rico vs. World All-Stars
Saturday, April 15Huggins-Stengel Field 1:05 p.m. Puerto Rico vs. World All-Stars
RadioStPete will provide full, live play-by-play broadcasts from Walter Fuller Park. The station is available online at www.RadioStPete.com, RadioStPete or the Tunein App.