To See A Baseball Game
See a Dominican League Baseball Game
Games are played at the huge Quisqueya Stadium in Santo Domingo. Holding almost 15,000 people, the stadium is located at Ens. La F?, Av. Tiradentes, Santo Domingo; 809-616-1224. Games are also played at smaller stadiums in Santiago, San Pedro de Macoris and La Romana.
It's easy to buy walk-up tickets except for the most hotly contested games. Buying in person seems to be the only secure way to purchase a ticket, although you may encounter scalpers who make the whole process easier. Ticket prices start at US$10 and may go as high as $80 for front row seats at some of the most popular games.
Of all the training camps in the DR, probably the most state-of-the-art is the Dodger's Campo Las Palmas, modeled after their old Dodgertown spring training complex in Vero Beach, FL.
The 250-acre complex, located at ?located in San Antonio Guerra, can house 96 players and includes a dining room, game room, clubhouse and weight room. In addition to on-field training, prospective players are taught English and the basics of U.S. culture.
Call ahead (809/526-5249/0008) about the possibility of attending a game or watching the training sessions, which are held on weekdays and Saturday.
Campo Las Palmas is located off Route 23 between San Pedro de Macoris and Santo Domingo. This site offers a map to the camp from anywhere in the Dominican Republic. Type in your location for directions. This Google map may also help.
Return to Beisbol, Dominican Style
Return to Dominican Republic Homepage