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The week that was: March 21

Here’s a look at the top stories on Ballpark Digest for the past week, as measured by page views. New-ballpark news in Richmond and Miami dominated the proceedings.Here’s a look at the top stories on Ballpark Digest for the past week, as measured by page views. New-ballpark news in Richmond and Miami dominated the proceedings: […]

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The week that was: March 15

It was an above-average week at Ballpark Digest, where we broke a little news and notched higher-than-average page views. Here are the biggest stories of the week.It was an above-average week at Ballpark Digest, where we broke a little news and notched higher-than-average page views — all those sod stories, we imagine. Here are the […]

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Ballpark Notes for March 12, 2009

In today’s ballpark goodness, the Tri-City ValleyCats acknowledge the real power in the White House with a Michelle Obama bobblehead, the Visalia Rawhide install a new field, and the Stockton Ports return to KSTN.In today’s ballpark goodness, the Tri-City ValleyCats acknowledge the real power in the White House with a Michelle Obama bobblehead, the Visalia […]

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Ballpark Notes for March 9, 2009

More teams offer "economic stimulus" plans as 2009 promotions, while Jason Lamar is the new voice of the River City Rascals.More teams offer "economic stimulus" plans as 2009 promotions, while Jason Lamar is the new voice of the River City Rascals. In Iowa, the Quad Cities River Bandits (Class A; Midwest League) are implementing their […]

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The week that was: March 7

The most popular stories this week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views: Whitecaps to unveil $15 burger, contraction rears its ugly head, ownership changes in the Cal League, and more.The most popular stories this week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views: Whitecaps to unveil $15 burger, contraction rears its ugly head, […]

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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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Pensacola / Pensacola Pelicans / 2011

New ballpark plans for Pensacola Pelicans.Opening: 2011 (tentative) Capacity: 3,500 fixed seats Number of Suites: To be determined Owner: City of Pensacola Architect: HKS Contractor: Maritime Park Development Partners Ballpark Cost: $40 million (total project cost) Location: Downtown Pensacola waterfront A new ballpark for the Pensacola Pelicans (independent; American Association) is the centerpiece of a […]

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