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Kasten: Dodger Stadium renovations could hit nine figures

Saying the renovations could end up costing hundreds of millions, Stan Kasten outlined some of the physical improvements new owners have planned for Dodger Stadium. While Dodger Stadium is a crown jewel of Major League Baseball ballparks — now the third oldest, after Fenway Park and Wrigley Field — it’s also been steadily neglected since it was […]

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Dodgers to mark 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium in tonight’s season opener

Fresh off a tumultuous offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping tonight’s 50th anniversary of the opening of Dodger Stadium will give the troubled franchise a fresh start. The Dodgers first played at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 10, 1962, 50 years to the day before Opening Day 2012, against the Cincinnati Reds. Along with […]

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Kasten, Johnson group to buy Dodgers, Dodger Stadium for $2 billion

In a stunning financial transaction, an investment group led by Earvin Johnson and Stan Kasten, funded by Guggenheim Partners, have agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers and Dodger Stadium for $2 billion. The deal was finalized just hours after Major League Baseball owners approved three potential buyers of the team and the storied ballpark. […]

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Dodgers sale complicated by McCourt’s decision to keep land surrounding ballpark

The decision by Frank McCourt to hang onto the parking lots and land surrounding Dodger Stadium is already complicating the sale of the team and caused one high-profile group to withdraw from the bidding process. Developer Rick Caruso and former Dodgers manager Joe Torre decided to pass on bidding for the Los Angeles Dodgers and […]

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