Desert Sun Stadium - Yuma, Arizona
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Music - A thousand miles from nowhere by Dwight Yoakam

Photographed in 1994 using film and again in 2014 using digital.

Desert Sun Stadium - Opened in 1969 and still in use. Part of the Ray Kroc baseball complex in Yuma. Former spring training home for the San Diego Padres 1969 - 1993. The Padres moved to the Phoenix area to share a facility with the Seattle Mariners in Peoria Arizona. The stadium is now used by amateur teams and was home to the Yuma Scorpions of the NAL.

Location - 1280 W. Desert Sun Drive Yuma, Arizona
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Desert Sun stadium in March of 1994.


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Desert Sun Stadium circa 2014.


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Misters and fans above the seating bowl. 5-14


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YES that is a broken bat in the left field foul pole.


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The next several photos show the inside the Padres old clubhouse in Yuma. The lockers have been removed, but are still on the property. 5-14


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The Padres trainers room.


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Part of the Padres former complex. Batting cages and practice fields still in use.


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