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1/8/2014 5:58 P.M. ET

Phillies Spring Training Tickets on Sale Thursday

Pitchers & catchers report to Bright House Field in just 5 weeks

Baseball is on the way.

On Thursday, January 9, at 9:00 a.m., individual tickets will go on sale for Phillies Spring Training games at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. Fans can purchase tickets at http://www.phillies.com/spring or by calling 215-463-1000.

2014 marks the 68th year the Phillies will be in Clearwater as they prepare for the upcoming baseball season.

For the first time, the Phillie Phanatic will spend the entirety of spring training in Clearwater, entertaining fans at each game played at Bright House Field.

The Grapefruit League season at Bright House Field officially leads off with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, February 26. Other opponents include the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, and Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Spring Training season concludes with an On-Deck Series at Citizens Bank Park on March 28 and 29 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

For more information on Phillies Spring Training, or Phillies Spring Training Vacation packages, please visit http://www.phillies.com/spring

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