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The Week That Was: May 20

Tearing down ballparks, Chicago politics of all sorts and the future of the Oakland Athletics made the list of the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. WSJ: Tear down Wrigley Field now! Upper deck of PNC Field coming down this week Logos released for NAL’s Sonoma […]

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SWB Yankees, Lackawanna County break ground on PNC Field renovations

It should feel like a new ballpark: officials with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) and Lackawanna County broke ground today on a PNC Field facelift. The $43.3-million renovation of the Moosic, Pa. ballpark, years in the making, has finally begun after the $14.6-million sale of the SWB Yankees last week to the New […]

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The Week That Was: April 29

Nostalgia, front-office changes and a resolution of the SWB Yankees ballpark/ownership situation. Here are the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured in page views. Lost in the shuffle: Tiger Stadium and Crosley Field Tal Smith joins ODP as special advisor Pacifics: Fate of NAL’s Northern Division rests on winning […]

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SWB Yankees sold

It’s official: the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) franchise has been sold to Mandalay Baseball Properties and the New York Yankees for $14.6 million. The sale was finalized this morning by the Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority. The proceeds from the sale will immediately go toward the renovation of PNC Field, which could begin as […]

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PNC Field renovation could begin Friday

Time is a-wastin': the renovation of PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), could begin Friday if a sale of the team is approved today. Last night Lackawanna County commissioners and the Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority held a public hearing to go over the $14.6 million sale of the SWB Yankees to Mandalay […]

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