First Team to Train in Arizona

Picture of a BaseballTrivia Question

Although the Cactus League was not formed until the mid-1940s when a few teams regularly began training in Arizona, which Major League Baseball team had a one-year stint in 1929 as the first team to train in Arizona?

Trivia Question Answer

The Detroit Tigers trained in Phoenix in 1929. The Tigers were the only team to train in Arizona until the Cleveland Indians and New York Giants settled there for Spring Training and christened the Cactus League almost 20 years later.

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