Ballpark Digest: Your Complete Guide to the Baseball Community Ballpark Digest: The complete guide to ballparks, baseball, business of baseball Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:04:27 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Frisco RoughRiders sale approved by Texas League, MiLB Frisco RoughRidersThe sale of the Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League) to a new ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg and Scott Sonju has been finalized and approved by the Texas League and Minor League Baseball.

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Miss Babe Ruth sidelined by injury Greensboro GrasshoppersYour injury report for the day: Miss Babe Ruth, the Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers (Low Class A; Sally League), may have her 575-game streak broken while recovering from a recent ear surgery.

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Cleveland's League Park restoration to be celebrated Saturday League Park, Cleveland{jathumbnail off}

After years of restoration work, League Park will be holding a grand opening this Saturday to celebrate the former home of the Cleveland Indians.

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Duluth approves first round of Wade Stadium renovations Wade Stadium{jathumbnail off}

A $4.6-million renovation of Wade Stadium, home of the Duluth Huskies (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) will begin this fall and extend into next spring.

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Palisades Arcadia Baseball closes on purchase of Dayton Dragons Dayton DragonsPalisades Arcadia Baseball has completed the purchase of the Dayton Dragons (Low Class A; Midwest League) from Mandalay Baseball Properties, with Palisades now owner and operator of the team.

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Populous lands Columbia ballpark design contract New Columbia ballpark{jathumbnail off}

A new ballpark in Columbia (S.C.) for a team owned by Hardball Capital's Jason Freier will be designed by Populous.

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What a difference a new ballpark makes BB&T Ballpark{jathumbnail off}

As we approach the end of the season, the two biggest success stories, the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) and El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), have one thing in common: a new ballpark.

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Selig visits Oakland on farewell tour Oakland AthleticsBud Selig was at Coliseum last night on his Farewell to Major League Baseball tour and expressed regret he was leaving office without a final solution to the Oakland Athletics ballpark situation.

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LeClair: Rays had better move fast if they want Carillon Business Park ballpark Carillon Business Park ballpark site{jathumbnail off}

It's a site that generated zero enthusiasm from the Tampa Bay Rays, but developer Darryl LeClair wants team ownership to know that they need to move really quickly if they want to build a new ballpark at Carillon Business Park in St. Petersburg.

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Birmingham set to approve Negro Southern League museum funding Birmingham BaronsBirmingham officials are expected to approve a museum honoring the Negro Southern League, to be built near Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League).

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