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Latin Baseball Festival Coming to Walt Disney World Resort November 20-22

The Walt Disney World Resort is hosting the inaugural Latin Baseball Festival on November 20-22 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The festival is being called a cultural affair that combines food, entertainment, and a three-game professional Puerto Rican baseball series.

The Atlanta Braves Kick Off 2015 Spring Training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

While the northern half of the country is stuck in a deep freeze it's springtime and baseball season at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Atlanta Braves have kicked off their 2015 spring training workouts at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Atlanta Braves Return to ESPN Wide World of Sports for 2015 Spring Training

The Atlanta Braves are returning to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 2015 spring training season and will play an 18-game schedule against some of the top teams in Major League Baseball. This is the 18th year that the Braves have held spring training at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Transitions Optical Signs Agreement to Sponsor Signature Events at Walt Disney World Resort

Several signature events at the Walt Disney World Resort have a new sponsor.

Transitions Optical Inc. recently signed an agreement with the Walt Disney World Resort to become a sponsor of several events including the runDisney series, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, and the Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney.

The company will also be sponsoring the Atlanta Braves spring training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Trophy Room Coming to the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

Sports fans will have a new place to shop when The Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney opens this summer.

The Trophy Room is one of the six boutiques inside the Co-Op and the store's merchandise includes sports apparel and other items.

Adding to the overall sports theme, the decor in the boutique will feature wall fixtures that look like re-purposed trophy cases, accented by dark stone and metal fixtures. The walls will also feature Trophy Room logo banners.

Professional and Amateur Sports Call Walt Disney World Home this spring

It's shaping up to be a sports-filled spring at the Walt Disney World Resort.

The Atlanta Braves started spring training in mid-February at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and will be playing 17 home games starting February 26 against the Detroit Tigers.

The Tigers return to Orlando on March 2 and March 21, while the New York Yankees face the Braves on March 19. The Washington Nationals come to Disney three times in March and the New York Mets will play the Braves on March 3 and 23.

The Atlanta Braves Report for Spring Training at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Despite the never-ending winter in the northern half of the country, baseball season is right around the corner, and the Atlanta Braves have reported for spring training in Orlando.

For the 17th year, the Braves spring training is taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. Pitchers reported on February 14 and the rest of the team reported February 18.

Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team Practices At ESPN Complex

Earlier this week, the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team held practice at Field 13 at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The team, made up of U.S. military veterans who have lost a limb (in some cases, it's more than one) while serving in Afghanistan, travel the country playing exhibition games.

Joining the team on the field was Major League Baseball All-Stars Johnny Damon and A.J. Pierzynski of the Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago White Sox, respectively. Both players reside in Orlando and took up their gloves to practice with the team.

Sources Say Disney Family Could Bid On Dodgers

The list of those who could potentially bid on the L.A. Dodgers may include the Disney family. According to sources, the family of the late Roy Disney has turned to their family investment firm manager, Stanley Gold, in an effort to bid on the major league baseball team.

Being an owner of a major sports team is not new for the Disney family; they once owned the Angels before selling the team in 2002.

Atlanta Braves Training Schedule at WDW Announced

Did you know that the Atlanta Braves conduct their Spring Training in Disney World?

ESPN's Wide World of Sports hosts the team each Spring for baseball season preparations, and dates for training have been announced for 2011 -- running from the end of February through late March.

Head over to see the Braves take on the New York Yankees on March 8th; play the Cardinals on March 9th and 10th; and the Red Sox on March 16th!

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Guest Review: Braves Spring Training At ESPN Wide World Of Sports

I gotta admit: sports confuse me. I've tried since I was little to learn the rules of football, baseball, tennis...nothing seems to stick. So when my friend invited me to see an Atlanta Braves Spring Training Game at Disney, I was a little nervous.

I love my friend, but would I love this game? I love Disney, so would seeing it at the ESPN Wide World of Sports make it better? What if I ask too many questions in the stands and she gets annoyed? But most importantly: does this place sell Dole Whips?

Guest Review: Disney's All-Star Sports Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort offers three different resort hotel categories to provide ample diversity in price, theme, and amenities and each category fulfills different needs for different guests. While our vacation dreams may lie somewhere on the deck of a Polynesian bungalow, the reality is that for many of us, our wallets lie at an All-Star Value Resort. Luckily for us, at Disney, the value accommodations are still first class, as I discovered when recently staying at Disney's All-Star Sports.

Grab an All-American Meal with a Great View at Casey’s Corner in the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is home to a variety of great counter service locations and no matter what you're craving, you're sure to find that perfect place. But despite all the delicious options, there's one counter service spot that I just have to visit every single time I'm in the Magic Kingdom, and that place is Casey's Corner.

Million Dollar Arm In Theaters May 16th

Coming this Friday, May 16th, Disney will unveil its next feel good movie to the viewing public. Million Dollar Arm: starring Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell, Madhur Mittal, Pitobash and Alan Arkin is based on the true story of a veteran sports agent as he comes to grips with a changing career field. He comes up with a plan to find the next big baseball star in a country where baseball is almost unheard of, India.

Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Is A Winning Sports Travel Destination

Did you know that Walt Disney World is one of the premier destinations for Sports Travel in the United States? As home to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney hosts more than 350 events and 350,000 athletes each year. In fact it's the leading multi-sport venue for amateur and professional sports in the nation! The 255-acre complex is capable of accommodating 70 different sports utilizing multiple indoor and outdoor competition venues.

Atlanta Braves spring training

For about two months each spring, the Atlanta Braves call Disney World home. Will you catch a game of ball at ESPN's Wide World of Sports this year?