Joker Marchant Stadium - Ball Parks of the Minor Leagues
Joker Marchant Stadium, "Tiger Town," Lakeland, FL. Spring training home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team. In 2014, the Detroit Tigers began their 78th season in Lakeland. The longest on-going relationship between a Major League team and their Spring Training town.
MARCH 15, 1945 - With wartime travel restrictions still in effect, the Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain, New York with 15 players in camp. Seven teams — the Browns, Tigers, Reds, Indians, Cubs, Pirates and White Sox — are training in Indiana, the most of any state. The Red Sox are at Tufts College while the Braves are prepping at the Choate School in Connecticut.