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Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 1, 2007

Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 1, 2007 Rays unveil plans for new ballpark Posted Nov. 29, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Tampa Bay Rays formally unveiled their plans for a new waterfront ballpark that could open as soon as 2012 if things go smoothly. The new ballpark, to be built on the current site of Al […]

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Archives: Nov. 19-25, 2007

Archives: Nov. 19-25, 2007 Dodgers say they’ll keep split squad in Vero Beach next spring Posted Nov. 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Spring training just got even more complicated for the Los Angeles Dodgers after officials confirmed part of the team would remain in Vero Beach for spring training. This means part of the […]

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Archives: Nov. 12-18, 2007

Archives: Nov. 12-18, 2007 BoSox raise ticket prices 9 percent Posted Nov. 15, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) When you’re defending World Series champs and control one of the best ballparks in Major League Baseball, you can get away with raising ticket prices by an average of 9 percent. The Boston Red Sox announced 2008 […]

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Archives: Nov. 5-11, 2007

Archives: Nov. 5-11, 2007 Voters reject ballpark initiatives in Sarasota, Brighton; approve them in Helena and Avon Posted Nov. 7, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Ballpark initiatives were shot down by voters in Sarasota, Fla., and Brighton, Col., and approved by residents of Helena, Mont. In Sarasota, the close rejection (4,431-4,206) of a city referendum […]

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Archives: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2007

Archives: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2007 Haymarket Park offers food for thought on ballpark Posted Nov. 2, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Omaha officials were in nearby Lincoln to tour Haymarket Park, the home of the Lincoln Saltdogs (independent; American Association) and the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers, to gather information as they debate a new home […]

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Archives: Oct. 22-28, 2007

Archives: Oct. 22-28, 2007 Nashua Pride to return in 2008 Posted Oct. 25, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) In a somewhat surprising move, owner John Stabile announced the Nashua Pride (independent; Can-Am Association) would be returning for the 2008 season. Although the team ultimately fell short of its goal of selling 830 season tickets, the […]

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Archives: Oct. 15-21, 2007

Archives: Oct. 15-21, 2007 Fish $4M in debt, Katz says Posted Oct. 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Winnipeg Goldeyes (independent; Northern League) made a profit last year but are about $4 million in debt, majority owner Sam Katz said, responding to criticism about a sworn statement claiming the ball club can’t afford to […]

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Archives: Oct. 8-14, 2007

Archives: Oct. 8-14, 2007 Vipers, Cracker-Cats officially leave Northern League Posted Oct. 13, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Calgary Vipers and Edmonton Cracker-Cats are not part of the independent Northern League as of yesterday, but the issue is whether they jumped or whether they were pushed. A press release from the two Alberta teams […]

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Archives: Oct. 1-7, 2007

Archives: Oct. 1-7, 2007 Royals hold groundbreaking for Kauffman Stadium renovations Posted Oct. 4, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Kansas City Royals held a bash yesterday to formally mark the beginning of renovations at Kauffman Stadium, which will run through the start of the 2009 season. The centerpiece of this 2007-2008 renovations: a new […]

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Archives: Sept. 24-30, 2007

Archives: Sept. 24-30, 2007 DuPuy meets with Crist about new Fish ballpark, says MLB will make use of Dodgertown Posted Sept. 27, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Florida Gov. Charlie Crist met with MLB COO Bob DuPuiy to promote the state’s sports and was told Dodgertown will be preserved and the Marlins should stay in […]

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