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Phillies Spring Training Tickets On Sale Thursday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) --- Baseball is just around the corner.

On Thursday, January 8, at 9:00 a.m., individual tickets will go on sale for Phillies Spring Training games at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. Fans can purchase tickets at or by calling 215-463-1000.

2015 marks the 69th year the Phillies will be in Clearwater as they prepare for the upcoming baseball season. Pitchers and catchers officially report for their first workout on Thursday, February 19, and the first full squad workout will be on Tuesday, February 24.

Phillies Spring Training Schedule & Highlights

The 2015 Phillies Spring Training schedule features 17 great matchups at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., including a game against the University of Tampa on Sunday, March 1.

  • The Grapefruit League season officially leads off with the New York Yankees on Tuesday, March 3. Other opponents include the Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros.
  • Promotional highlights include a Toyota Roy Halladay Bobble Giveaway on Saturday, March 7 to the first 6,000 fans and the 2nd annual Phillies Spring Training Alumni Day on Saturday, March 21, where alumni will be introduced on the field prior to the game. Both games are against the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • The final game at Bright House Field on Thursday, April 2, against the Tampa Bay Rays will feature a City of Clearwater Centennial Celebration. In addition, the players will be wearing a special patch for the entire Spring Training season in commemoration of the City of Clearwater turning 100 years old.
  • The Phillie Phanatic will once again spend the entirety of Spring Training in Clearwater, entertaining fans at each game played at Bright House Field.
  • The Spring Training schedule concludes with two On-Deck Series games at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pa. against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4. Note: Opening Week at Citizens Bank Park begins Monday, April 6, against the Boston Red Sox.


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