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Ballpark Visit: Aces Ballpark / 3

We visit Aces Ballpark, the new home of the Reno Aces.
Reno Aces History
The Tucson Sidewinders migrated west to Reno for the 2009 season, lured by a great new ballpark. The Tucson Toros franchise was established in 1969 as the Pacific Coast League/AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The Toros club later became the AAA farm team for the Oakland A’s, Texas Rangers and Houston Astros. The club won its first PCL pennant in 1991 with star player Kenny Lofton and skipper Bob Skinner, and won a second flag in 1993. In 1998, Tucson became the affiliate of the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks, moved into the new Tucson Electric Park, and changed the team name to the Sidewinders to extend the snakey theme. In 2008 the team announced it would move to a new ballpark in Reno, and the long history of affiliated minor-league ball in Tucson came to an end.