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Fans and spring training game

Baseball storms back to Florida’s Port Charlotte

Baseball is back in Port Charlotte.

Tampa Bay Rays have returned to the community after playing last year’s spring training in Orlando due to Hurricane Ian.

The category 5 Atlantic hurricane killed 161 people and caused $113 billion in damages. Its winds peaked at 160mph/260kmh and was recorded as the third costliest storm recorded.






Celebrating 100 years of baseball in Bradenton

The city of Bradenton is celebrating 100 years of Baseball this year at LECOM park. Tracing its history from 1923 to 2023, LECOM stands as the third oldest remaining park in the United States. From the concessions to the fans, this special report takes readers through the entire Bradenton experience.