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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  • August 20, 2017
    It's been a time since I've been with my buddy but was is easy to remember is how well cared for and nice looking the field is in. We have great weather here in Florida all year around so it's great f...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The name was changed to LECOM Park on 10 Feb 2017 (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine). I will say that I have never been in the park and cannot rate anything for this review - sorry. I do, how...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    While staying out at Anna Maria Island for our family reunion, we had a baseball night by driving the half hour into Bradenton out from the beach to enjoy the Marauders (Pirates Single A Team) play a ...  more »

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