Ballpark Digest: Your Complete Guide to the Baseball Community Ballpark Digest: The complete guide to ballparks, baseball, business of baseball Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:38:46 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb South Atlantic League announces 2014 Hall of Fame class South Atlantic LeagueThe four members of the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 have been announced by league President Eric Krupa.

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Replacements to make hometown return at Midway Stadium The Replacements{jathumbnail off}

This may be more about our youth than yours, but this is still big news: The Replacements will be playing their first hometown gig since 1991, when the band headlines this summer at Midway Stadium.

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Cubs crash back to reality after Wrigley Field fete Chicago CubsAs the Wrigley Field faithful gathered to celebrate the venue's 100th anniversary yesterday, it was clear there are still storm clouds gathering on the North Side, with plenty of questions raised about the team's financial future.

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Here's to 100 more years, Wrigley Field Wrigley Field{jathumbnail off}

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of Wrigley Field: A century since Charles Weeghman opened the gates of the new home of the Chicago Federals.

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Salem Red Sox to mark 75 years of pro baseball in city Salem Red SoxIt's been 75 years since the Salem-Roanoke Friends began play on May 20, 1939, and the Salem Red Sox (High Class A; Carolina League) are marking the occasion with a promotional night.

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City-commissioned appraisal of Angel Stadium to be released Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimAn Anaheim-commissioned appraisal of the land surrounding Angel Stadium will eventually be released to the public, as the city continues to negotiate with Angels owner Arte Moreno about a new lease and development plans.

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Nelson Wolff: San Antonio needs new downtown ballpark San Antonio MissionsBexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, whose name is literally synonymous with baseball in San Antonio, says a new downtown ballpark is needed for the sport to thrive.

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Oakland offers A's ten-year Coliseum lease; A's reject offer Oakland AthleticsThe Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority offered the Oakland Athletics a ten-year lease for Coliseum as details of a new ballpark are worked out, but the A's rejected the offer out of hand.

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New for 2015: First Tennessee Park First Tennessee Park{jathumbnail off}

We have a new name for the home of the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) ballpark scheduled to open in 2015: First Tennessee Park.

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MiLB, AquaSox team up on charity for mudslide victims Everett AquaSoxMinor League Baseball Charities and the Everett AquaSox (short season A; Northwest League) are teaming up on charity efforts for victims of the March 22 mudslide in Oso, Wash.

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