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Ed Smith Stadium and Buck O'Neil Complex

Year-round Florida home of the Baltimore Orioles.

Since 2009, the Baltimore Orioles have referred to Sarasota County as “Birdland South” – home to its annual Florida spring training season. Throughout the remainder of the year, the MLB-quality stadium and additional offsite training facilities are available for tournaments, training camps and other special events. Ed Smith Stadium, located less than 2 miles from downtown Sarasota, seats over 7,500 spectators. The stadium also has 3 major league practice fields, an artificial turf practice infield, indoor batting cages, bullpens, umpire rooms, concession services and a scoreboard/videoboard available for use. Located just off I-75 exit 205, an additional training complex known as “Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex” features 5 major league fields, outdoor and indoor batting cages, bullpens, umpire rooms and a cafeteria.

Sports Accommodated 


Past and Future Events

  • World Baseball Softball Confederation U-18 Baseball World Cup
  • Baltimore Orioles Spring Training
  • Prospect Wire Florida State Finals
  • Annual Sarasota Baseball Classic
  • Florida High School Athletic Association Baseball State Championships
  • Wilson Premier Championship East
  • AAU Baseball National Championships


2700 12th St.. Sarasota, FL 34237