Former Notable Players:
Brad Ausmus, David Eckstein, Nomar
Garciaparra, Scott Hatteberg, Shea Hillenbrand, and Trot Nixon.
Located in the City of Sarasota Sports Complex, Ed
Smith Stadium is the Spring Training home for the Baltimore Orioles
and the former base for multiple Florida State League affiliate.
It is one of the first HOK-designed baseball stadiums, it succeeded
Payne Park as the Grapefruit League venue in Sarasota. The stadium
is named a local civic leader and supporter of youth sports. With
the arrival of the Orioles the facility underwent its first major
renovation in time for the 2010 season.