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Want to live at a ballpark? Better move fast

The conversion of Indianapolis’s Bush Stadium to high-end apartments has been a resounding success, with 90 percent of the units already pre-leased before the August opening. Bush Stadium was the home of the Indianapolis Indians through from 1931 through 1996, when the team moved to downtown’s Victory Field. It opened in 1931 as Perry Stadium and was renamed Victory Field in 1942 to […]

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Rickwood Classic set for tomorrow

This is one of the essential events of the baseball season: the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) are hosting the annual Rickwood Classic tomorrow at historic Rickwood Field. We’ve attended the Rickwood Classic in the past and had a ball, so we’d highly recommend the event for anyone who loves baseball in general and […]

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Bush Stadium renovations continue

Construction on the conversion of Bush Stadium, the former home of the Indianapolis Indians (Class AAA; International League), continues, with the old ballpark transitioning to an apartment complex. The $13-million project will convert the old grandstand to apartments, with office space built in the old outfield area. The infield, light stanchions, the press box and […]

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