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Proposal calls for imaginative preservation of Ray Winder Field

Ray Winder Field, the historic former home of the Arkansas Travelers, would be preserved and incorporated into a new University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences building under a unique plan pitched by local preservationists.Ray Winder Field, the historic former home of the Arkansas Travelers (Class AA; Texas League), would be preserved and incorporated into a […]

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Levin: Spending federal dollars on Tiger Stadium restoration makes sense

A clash of Senatorial cultures, as budget hawk Tom Coburn questions why the federal government should spend $3.8 million on the historic ballpark. Carl Levin’s response: it’s economic stimulus.An attempt to strip $3.8 million for the restoration of the original Tiger Stadium grandstand from a $410-billion federal bill failed, as Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) successfully […]

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Hinchliffe Stadium nominated for preservation citation

The Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium are nominating the former home of the New York Black Yankees for placement on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.The Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium are nominating the former home of the New York Black Yankees for placement on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. […]

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