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Palm Springs Power Baseball

1901 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs

$22.40 for Family Package or 10 General Admission Tickets to Palm Springs Power Baseball ($54 Value)

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Highlights

Enjoy family-friendly games of baseball and watch up-and-coming stars take the field before they enter the big leagues

Customer Reviews

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Sue
1 ratings1 reviews
March 17, 2020
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Rosetta
4 ratings3 reviews
January 30, 2020
Great family entertainment! Lots of fun for not too much money!
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john
6 ratings3 reviews
January 25, 2020
Just love watching the up and coming young players as they advance in there careers and the staff are out of this world. Even though this is the winter league and not the Palm Springs Power league they still honor this Groupon. Come out and support these young players and grab a hot dog or two.
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TammyTOP REVIEWER
24 ratings19 reviews
June 8, 2019
Great venue for some hometown baseball.
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MatthewTOP REVIEWER
9 ratings7 reviews
June 5, 2019
Colligiate Summer league Team. Fun watching baseball with food and drink specials on certain nights.
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MarilynTOP REVIEWER
16 ratings11 reviews
April 13, 2018
Great experience --sunshine, baseball, hot dogs and popcorn.
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Kevin
1 ratings1 reviews
July 3, 2017
Easy to park (free), friendly staff, great beer and food selection - Very affordable, and water misters to keep the fans cool and bugs away. Family friendly. Clean rest rooms. It's what we look forward to every summer! Go Power!!
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Mario
4 ratings2 reviews
February 28, 2017
Sit right on the fence m, talk to the guys, drink $1 beers. Great time for families and baseball lovers.
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What You'll Get

Choose Between Two Options

$22.40 for Family package ($54 value)

  • Two adult admissions
  • Two child admissions
  • Four hot dogs
  • Four bottled sodas

$35 for 10 General admission tickets ($80 value)

The Baseball: A Painstaking Piece of Our National Pastime

Like the sport itself, the baseball is steeped in tradition. Check out Groupon’s guide to learn the anatomy and history of America’s symbolic sphere.

In just one season, Major League Baseball uses more than 140,000 baseballs—enough to cover the entire surface of a baseball field. In the 19th and early 20th century, players used one ball for the entire game, even taking the time to retrieve every home run and foul ball. Today, however, a modern game goes through about six dozen baseballs, each with an average lifespan of just six pitches, so umpires require a massive supply of balls to constantly reload the mound’s catapult. Though a factory machine could make short work of producing thousands of baseballs, each official professional-league balls is made by hand at the Rawlings factory—a weeklong process that adheres to standards dating back to 1872.

Deep within the baseball’s white cover and immaculate red stitches lies the pill, a core made of cork and surrounded by a rubber casing that’s just smaller than a golf ball. From there, four layers of wool yarn are spun around the pill to give the ball its shape and enough resilience to spring back into form after slamming into a bat. Two pieces of bleached cowhide—each shaped like a figure eight—then wrap around the ball, completing the puzzle, and a specialist hand sews the pieces together with exactly 108 stitches. Though the process has hardly changed in more than a century, modern baseballs contain a couple of key differences. The cover used to be made of horsehide, for instance, and many balls also contain a microchip to instantly track their speed on the field.

Before a baseball can finish its journey from cork to catcher’s mitt, however, one final step is needed. The bright sheen of brand-new balls makes them too slippery to play with, so umpires need to break them in by getting them a little dirty. Prior to each game, they rub each ball with river-bottom mud—specifically, the mud from a single hole in a specific tributary of the Delaware River. Described as “a cross between chocolate pudding and whipped cold cream,” the muck from this secret source makes the ball easier to grip without discoloring or damaging the cover, making it possible to finally play ball.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 90 days. New customers only. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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