Kansas City Royals (MLB) (spring training) (1987-2002) Baseball City Royals (FSL) (1988-1992)
Baseball City Stadium was a stadium in Davenport, Florida. It was a portion of the Boardwalk And Baseball theme park. The two facilities adjoined at the intersection of Interstate 4 and Route 27, about 25 miles southwest of Orlando. The facility had five practice fields in addition to the stadium. It was primarily used for baseball and was the spring training home of Kansas City Royals prior to moving to Surprise Stadium in 2003. The ballpark had a capacity of 8,000 people.
The stadium opened on February 7, 1988 with its first event the 1988 Pizza Hut All-Star Softball game, played in front of 4,700 fans. The Royals played their first spring training game at the ballpark on March 4, 1988 in front of 3,281 who saw them lose 9-7 to the Houston Astros. The ballpark was torn down in 2005 to make way for the new Posner Park development now going up on the old Boardwalk and Baseball property of which this stadium was a part.