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HOK Sport, HOK go separate ways

As planned, HOK Group has agreed to transfer legal ownership of HOK Sport Venue Event to leaders of that practice as of December 31, with HOK Sport Venue Event now an independent firm. As planned, HOK Group has agreed to transfer legal ownership of HOK Sport Venue Event to leaders of that practice as of […]

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The week that was: Jan. 3

This week’s top stories: the Tampa Bay Rays propose a new ballpark site; memories of old ballparks; the Red Sox and Orioles continue to work on spring-training solutions; and Wrigley Field becomes the first MLB park to host NHL hockey.Here are the top stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page […]

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It’s the end of the year as we know it

It’s been an eventful year in the baseball world, but there’s a lot more to come in 2009 — like the openings of two new MLB parks, 11 new minor-league and college ballparks, five renovated facilities and three improved spring-training complexes. If you’re a ballpark enthusiast, you’re positively licking your chops at the abundance of […]

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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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The week that was: Dec. 20

The biggest stories of the week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by the number of times a story was read, involved new logos, new naming-rights deals and new ballparks. The biggest stories of the week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by the number of times a story was read, involved new logos, new naming-rights deals […]

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The week that was: Dec. 13

This week’s big news was mostly bad, as ballparks and ballpark developments in Minnesota and San Francisco are delayed. Meanwhile, in Illinois, a proposed Frontier League ballpark received provisional approval, and uninformed sportswriters discuss the prospects of MLB in Las Vegas.This week’s big news was mostly bad, as ballparks and ballpark developments in Minnesota and […]

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The week that was: Dec. 6

The top news stories of the week: Comings and goings in Altoona; new marks; changes in Oakland ballpark plans.Here are the top stories on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views, for the week of Dec. 1-6, 2008: New for 2009: The Winston-Salem Dash Lozinak family goes full circle, buys back Curve Atlantic League eyes […]

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Wolff new GM in Elmira

Hoffman Wolff returns to the summer-collegiate New York Collegiate Baseball League.Hoffman Wolff is the new general manager of the Elmira Pioneers (summer collegiate; New York Collegiate Baseball League). Wolff will oversee all aspects of the club’s marketing, promotions and game-day operations. Wolff arrives in Elmira after spending the 2008 season as the director of operations […]

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Flannery new president/GM of Hagerstown Suns

Robert Flannery brings experience as a GM and sales manager at the Class A and Class AA levels. Robert Flannery is the new president and general manager of the Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League), according to team owner Mandalay Baseball Properties. Flannery brings an extensive and broad background in sports administration and marketing […]

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