Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience

Play Ball logoCome learn about the history of the Cactus League in Arizona.

The Mesa Historical Museum is the home of "Play Ball: the Cactus League Experience."

Our popular exhibition and program "Play Ball:  The Cactus League Experience" is now open year around in downtown Mesa!  Our space at 51 East Main Street features some of our rare spring training memorabilia and explores the role of Mesa in creating the Cactus League.  Watch for updates at as we announce our exhibit plans for 2014 and come see us this summer as we unveil a major expansion of the exhibit in Mesa.


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has weighed in on the importance of the Cactus League in the state’s history, declaring the month of March 2012 as Cactus League Heritage Month. Learn more about Play Ball exhibits and the Cactus League Spring Training history book at

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