Meetings heading to San Diego in 2014

City last hosted The Baseball Winter Meetings in 1985

By Minor League Baseball | December 7, 2011 9:45 AM ET

DALLAS -- Minor League Baseball announced today that The Baseball Winter Meetings™ will return to the city of San Diego, Calif., for the first time in nearly 30 years in 2014. The annual convention will be headquartered at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront from December 8-11, 2014. The hotel is minutes from the San Diego International Airport and within walking distance of the San Diego Padres' PETCO Park, the financial district and the Gaslamp Quarter.

The Baseball Winter Meetings have been held in San Diego on two other occasions, in 1985 and 1963.

Next year's convention is scheduled for December 3-6 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, site of the 1983, 1989, 1998, 2002 and 2007 meetings. The 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings will return to The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, which hosted the convention last year and in 2006.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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