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SARASOTA, FLORIDA

Baseball America's Favorite Pastime: Spring Training with Phillies, Pirates & Orioles

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Program #18452RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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Richard Westcott

Rich Westcott has been a writer and editor for nearly 40 years. He is the author of “A Century of Philadelphia Sports” and ten other books, including “Phillies Encyclopedia.” All of Rich’s books reflect a sports theme, but the majority of his writings are related to baseball and the Phillies team. He is the founder of Phillies Report, the nation’s oldest, continuous baseball team newspaper. Rich also teaches sports writing at LaSalle University and is an official scorer at Phillies games.

Mr. Mike Hawn

Mike Hawn is a graduate of the Harry Wendlestedt School for Umpires and a member of the Florida Collegiate Umpires in the Sunshine State Conference. He works as a back-up umpire for minor league spring training games. Mike has been an umpire for over 30 years.

Mr. Allen Goldis

Al Goldis was a professional baseball player, coach and sports information director, prior to re-entering the game of baseball as the East Coast Supervisor of Scouting for the California Angels. His career then led him to lead the scouting departments of the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers, and serve in various leadership ositions with the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets. Al was inducted into the Major League Baseball Scouting Hall of Fame in 2009.

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5 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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