Feb 6, 2014, 10:31 AM PDT
The Oakland Athletics will be moving their Spring Training operations to Mesa, Arizona next year. To commemorate their 33rd and final season at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, the A’s unveiled a new Spring Training logo.
While Phoenix Muni has a beautiful backdrop, the facilities are lacking. The team has to shuttle players back and forth from Papago Park — where their practice fields are located — on a daily basis.
The A’s and the city of Mesa are spending an estimated $20 million to renovate their new Spring Training home at Hohokam Stadium and Fitch Park. The venue will have new seating, an upgraded scoreboard, and upgraded facilities.
The logo will likely be used at Phoenix Muni, on team releases and Spring Training schedules, but not on the team uniforms.
The A’s will play their Cactus League game of the season on February 26, against the Giants in Scottsdale.
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