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Jacksonville unveils Bragan Field

The city of Jacksonville made it official: the playing field at the Baseball Grounds will be known as Bragan Field, with temporary signs at the ballpark unveiled. The field is named for longtime Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League) owner Peter Bragan Sr. Bragan, who passed away on July 7 at the age of 89, […]

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Global Spectrum, SMG vying for Jacksonville ballpark management

Global Spectrum and SMG are vying to manage the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, home of the Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League), with the decision generating some controversy. The city wants to sign a contract with Global Spectrum to manage the ballpark, Veterans Memorial Arena and EverBank Field, home of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. All […]

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In memoriam: Peter Bragan Sr.

The bell goes silent: Peter Bragan Sr., owner of the Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League) and a member of one of baseball’s grand families, passed away on July 7, at the age of 89. The cause of death: heart failure. Bragan Sr. had been hospitalized for other reasons and had missed a birthday celebration […]

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