ST. PETERSBURG, FL (MARCH 23, 2017) – The official start of the seventh season of St. Petersburg International Baseball opens tomorrow, March 24, with Team Canada facing the Tampa Bay Rays, at Walter Fuller Baseball Complex, 7901 30th Ave N. Game time is 1:05 p.m. Free parking is available. Gates open one hour prior to game time.
Mayor Rick Kriseman will host a 12:30 p.m. meet and greet for media at Walter Fuller prior to throwing out the first pitch.
This season also serves 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. The complete series schedule is available at www.stpeteinternationalbaseball.com.
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 with free parking. Gates open one hour prior to game time.