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The Week That Was: August 12

Ballpark DigestNew homes for the Oakland A’s and Tampa Bay Rays, 8-bit follies, a laser pointer at Busch Stadium and new-ballpark efforts in Wilmington and Hillsboro. The most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, measured by page views.

MLB committee meets with Oakland, San Jose officials about future of A’s

Fan arrested at Cardinals game for using laser pointer

Dunedin celebrates championship in 8-bit fashion

Lee County to Nats: We really, really love you

Wally Backman: Hall of Famer on the meltdown front

Final days for Cap City Stadium

Canseco signs with Rio Grande, misses first game

Indy teams fighting over Canseco?

Mets, MLB unveil All-Star Game logo

Atlantic League looks at speeding up games

Waterfront site emerging as potential A’s home

O’Malley group reaches agreement to buy Padres

LA brings in Janet Marie Smith to oversee Dodger Stadium renovations

MilB attendance still up in 2012

Hagerstown takes first steps toward ballpark bonding

No lease, but ballpark funding will go before Wilmington voters

Trolley Frogs, Blast, Porcupines highlight potential new SWB Yankees names

Hillsboro approves naming-rights deal with Bears

Winchester: We’re not optimistic about landing Suns

Pro soccer could revive Loudoun Hounds ballpark plan

Wilmington, Mandalay delay ballpark decision

Could Giants-A’s battle be settled in court?

Pupfish unveil new look for 2013 for simple reason: old caps didn’t sell

First D-Backs doubleheader ever at Chase Field set for Aug. 22

Coeur d’Alene, WCL talking team in 2014

Pheasants see boost in ’12 attendance

Pinellas County, private investor want to pitch Rays, St. Pete on ballpark plans

Election yields bounty of candidate bobbleheads

Why $2B for Dodgers might have been steal: $7B in media rights

It’s Pondamonium time!

Announcing the 2012 Ballpark Digest Awards

Hamtramck Stadium receives historic designation


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