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Sun Sets on Another Year of Braves Spring Training at Disney

posted on March 31st, 2011 by Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World Resort

Champion Stadium at Disney

Over the weekend, the Atlanta Braves put the final touches on another year of spring training at Disney, wrapping up nearly six weeks of training and a 17-game schedule at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Chipper Jones at Bat

Once again, Champion Stadium hosted a collection of top teams – New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox to name a few – and sellout crowds, including the Braves and Detroit Tigers game last week (pictured).

Champion Stadium at Disney

This afternoon, Major League Baseball celebrates Opening Day, and with it the Braves host the Washington Nationals in their pursuit to capture another playoff spot in 2011.

Matt Young of the Atlanta Braves

Also, can you make out the “hidden Mickey” mowed into centerfield in the photos above?

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Rebecca on March 31st, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Champions is a great Spring Training venue and a fun place to watch a game! Keep up the good work.


John on March 31st, 2011 at 8:01 pm

In Center Field!!! =)


John on March 31st, 2011 at 8:02 pm

Oops, pressed submit too early.

In Center Field…Thats awesome!

There, that is better.


MacLaren on April 1st, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Can you really call it a “Hidden Mickey” when it’s sitting in the middle center field?!