Tinker Field's main use was baseball. Named after Joe Tinker, a baseball hall of famer, it was extremely important in providing a location for both major and minor league baseball teams to train. Teams that used Tinker Field to train include, The Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, Washing Senators, and the minor league team of the Orlando Rays. Tinker Field also helped some of the greatest players train, some examples include Babe Ruth and the first African-American player to play in the major leagues Jackie Robinson. Baseball is sometimes called Americas past time which helps to illustrate just how important Tinker Field.
Not only that but Tinker Field has also hosted many none baseball related events. Some examples include a speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, which of course is an important event in history. Today Tinker Field has endured and still hosts major events. One such event is the electric daisy festival (EDC). This event is an event that focuses on music, art, and rides.