Map of Florida - showing the city of Bradenton where the Pirates training facilty is situated
A few details on the facility, along with two photos - sounds like a fantastic place!!!
McKechnie Field - the Pirates Spring Training Ballpark - details and photos
Brett 'participated' in a Spring Training game!!! - the Prates were playing the Boston Red Sox - page includes a brief report from Flintoff and Dunn's Australian Major League Baseball web site - and an email from Brett with a few highlights of the day - Sunday 16th March 2003
On the bench during a Pirates v Yankees game - "an awesome experience!!!" - email from Brett after the game, and replies from Geoff and Sharon - and includes a note from Diane Renner - Friday 21st March 2003
Played for the Pirates against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays - played first base and had one at-bat!!! - and we were able to listen to the game LIVE on internet radio!!! - page includes a notice from Flintoff and Dunn's Australian Major League Baseball web site - and an email to Brett after the game - Saturday 22nd March 2003
Had another "spot appearance" for the Pirates - in their Spring Training game against the Minnesota Twins - page includes a short comment from Flintoff and Dunn's Australian Major League web site - and an email from Brett "standing at first base"!!! - plus a "congrats" email from David Malamut (Kane County Cougars) - Wednesday 26th March 2003