The Giants have traditionally done all of their workouts at
With the remodel this year, the City of
Also involved in the renovation to Scottsdale Stadium, the Giants are going to provide the players with another, larger clubhouse and a "secure" players parking lot. The new clubhouse addition will be between the concourse and the parking lot. There will also be a tunnel from the old clubhouse (and the field) to the new clubhouse and the players parking lot will be permanently fenced in. That means that the players will be able to go from the field to the clubhouse, to their cars in the parking lot, without ever coming into contact with the fans. This will be VERY bad news to those of you who collect autographs. Catching the players as they go to and from their cars has always been the best way to get large numbers of autographs at Spring Training.
The City of
View of location of new practice facilities from inside Scottsdale Stadium, looking out toward right field from October, 2005.
Same general view as above, but from January 4th, 2006. ->
View of the new full practice field about the time of my last visit to Scottsdale on January 4th, 2006.
View of the new practice infield (partial practice field) also on January 4th, 2006.
City of Scottsdale Stadium Renovation website: