Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1942- Cubs officials meet with Mesa officials to evaluate the city's ballpark and lodging facilities

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1952- Cubs move Spring Training operations from Catalina Island in California to Mesa; their home games are played at Rendezvous Park.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1966- Cubs relocate their Spring Training operations to Long Beach, California.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1967- Cubs relocate their Spring Training operations to Scottsdale.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1976- Rendezvous Park is demolished; construction of Hohokam Park in Mesa commences

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1977- Hohokam Park is completed.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1979- Cubs return to Mesa for Spring Training, play their home games at Hohokam Park

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1991- Hohokam Park's field is renamed Dwight W. Patterson Field. Patterson was a Valley rancher who helped bring MLB Spring Training to Mesa.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1996- Hohokam Park is demolished to make way for a new, refurbished stadium

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
1997- The refurbished Hohokam Park opens in time for Spring Training
 
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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2005- Cubs fans break their own record when 193,993 fans attend Spring Training games at Hohokam Park

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2007- Cubs fans set a single-game Cactus League record, as 12,906 fans attend a Spring Training game at Hohokam.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2009- Another attendance record: 203,105 Cubs fans attend games at Hohokam Park. Seven of those games are attended by over 13,000 fans.

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2013- Cubs play their final game at Hohokam Park

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2014- Cubs move Spring Training to the brand-new Sloan Park in Mesa, with a seating capacity of 15,000

 

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Chicago Cubs' history for spring training in Arizona
2016- Cubs fans set another Cactus League record, as 15,446 occupy Sloan Park for their Spring Training home opener

 

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