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ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA

Baseball Madness: Spring Training in Tampa Bay with the Yankees, Tigers and Rays

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Program #11961RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
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March madness in Florida is Baseball. Bats have swung and balls have flown for Spring Training in St. Petersburg for 100 years. Weather and schedule permitting, you will join the excitement in the ballpark watching the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays begin their prelude to summer. In the classroom, experts will enlighten you about the details behind America’s pastime to make the game experience even more enjoyable. You will hear colorful stories and anecdotes from those who live baseball — coaches, broadcasters, sports writers and historians. You will gain some insight about what agents look for when signing players and you will discuss controversies surrounding ethics in baseball. Whether new to the game or a diehard fan, everyone will learn to love the game even more than before.


Highlights

• Soak up the atmosphere, hear the crack of the bat and see the world’s best players up close at three spring training games (weather and game schedule permitting).
• Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes field trip to Tropicana Field, domed home of the Tampa Bay Rays.
• Take a historical look at baseball through an exhibit showcasing the world's largest private collection of autographed baseballs.

Activity Notes

Walking up to a mile from parking to the stadium and climbing stadium steps.

Coordinated by Eckerd College.


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Mar 9 — Mar 14, 2014 waitlist only  

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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