Peter O’Malley, Chairman, Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida, confirmed today that he is in discussions with Major League Baseball about the future of the world-famous training site. The story was first reported by columnist Larry Reisman on TCPalm.com last night.
“I am optimistic that Major League Baseball (MLB) will follow me and become responsible for Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach moving forward,” said O’Malley, longtime former President and owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“The Vero Beach community has long supported Historic Dodgertown,” O’Malley continued. “We appreciate that and are proud of what we have accomplished. MLB’s involvement would take Historic Dodgertown to a higher level.
“Looking to the future, I will be happy to help in any way I can.”