McKechnie Field, Bradenton

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LECOM Park is a baseball field located in Bradenton, Florida. It is the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and is named after 15-year naming rights deal was signed with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, which has its main campus in Erie, Pennsylvania and also a campus in Bradenton. Formerly known as McKechnie Field, it was named for Bradenton resident and baseball great Bill McKechnie, who led the Pirates in 1925 and the Cincinnati Reds in 1940 to World Series titles. He was also a coach of the Cleveland Indians in 1948. Several notable members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, such as Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell, Bill Mazeroski, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Mike Schmidt, have played at LECOM Park during their careers. The stadium also hosts minor league baseball games for the Bradenton Marauders, the Pirates' High-A club in the Florida State League.
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  • quaint, clean, modern, immaculate baseball stadium where the Pittsburd pirates have spring training. Concessions are very good and staff is outstanding. MUst see.  more »
  • The stadium is ok but the Pirates organization is not. The latest folly was to rename the stadium LECOM Park after a half century as McKechnie Field. LECOM is a medial college with HQ in Erie PA. They...  more »
  • McKechnie field is a super minor league park that also serves as the Spring training park for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It is clean, bright and very cozy. Every seat is great but go out on the deck in t...  more »
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  • This is a five because I love this club and this incredible park. Knowing this sounds naive , though, it's amazing that they can't produce a decent $4.50 hot dog in the first inning. Cold AND stale.
  • Very nice place! Had a good time watching my Pirate's get smashed 😡
  • The security is rude,disrespectful,they mis treat their employees,,,it is a horrible place!!!
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