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City approves new Pensacola Pelicans ballpark

The long-awaited new downtown ballpark for the Pensacola Pelicans — approved by voters in 2006 — received final approval from the city.The long-awaited new downtown ballpark for the Pensacola Pelicans (independent; American Association) — approved by voters in 2006 — received final approval from the city. The Community Maritime Park, located on 30 acres along Main […]

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AirHogs Stadium / Texas AirHogs

At first glance, the empty seats in the grandstand in the midst of the first game in Grand Prairie AirHogs history didn’t seem like a good sign for the expansion American Association franchise, despite the match being a sellout. But the fans were still in the ballpark, as they certainly hadn’t bailed: they were all […]

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LaGrave Field / Fort Worth Cats

It is one of the most unusual ballparks in minor-league baseball, as Fort Worth’s LaGrave Field is a new ballpark set on the grounds of a former affiliated classic. As such, it’s the best of both worlds. FAST FACTS Year Opened: Current incarnation, 2002 Capacity: 5,200 Dimensions: 320L, 370LC, 400C, 366RC, 330R Playing Surface: Grass […]

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American Association (current)

The current American Association was formed by independent teams leaving the Northern League and Central League, augmented by former United League Baseball markets. Independent / 2006-present Teams (in alphabetical order) Amarillo Sox, 2011-presentCoastal Bend Aviators, 2006-2007El Paso Diablos, 2006-presentFargo-Moorhead Redhawks, 2011-presentFort Worth Cats, 2006-presentGary Southshore Railcats, 2011-presentGrand Prairie Airhogs, 2008-presentKansas City T-Bones, 2011-presentLincoln Saltdogs, 2006-presentPensacola […]

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