Audio: Dave Cameron’s Cactus League Shade Rankings

Fire Man
A typical fan at Camelback Ranch, spring home of the White Sox and Dodgers.

Avoiding the very hot and equally fiery desert sun at spring-training games in the greater Phoenix area is not merely an issue of personal comfort, but also public safety. Towards the end of his appearance on this week’s edition of FanGraphs Audio (available later Tuesday), managing editor Dave Cameron — himself having just returned from Phoenix — discussed which of the region’s stadia offered the best accommodations, so far as shade is concerned.

Here’s the relevant excerpt:
Dave Cameron’s Cactus League Shade Rankings

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Dave Barker

Here’s a link to a great site I used to plan a recent Arizona trip:

See the “Seats in the Shade” section for each ballpark. Very detailed.