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Twin Cities group negotiating to buy Slammers

Attorney Josh Schaub and real-estate developer Tom Gump — both of Minneapolis — emerged as the potential buyers for the Joliet Slammers (independent; Frontier League), as they met with the City Council about a revised ballpark lease. According to his LinkedIn profile, Schaub is an attorney specializing in sports law, teaching at Hamline University School […]

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Joliet Slammers sale imminent

A sale of the Joliet Slammers (independent; Frontier League) is close to fruition, with changes to the Silver Cross Field memo of understanding expected to be approved Monday night by the city council. The city council doesn’t have a direct say in the sale of the Slammers, but does have an indirect one: if the […]

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MountainStar: Deal to bring Triple-A to El Paso could fall through if ballpark not approved

With support on the City Council for a new downtown ballpark wobbly, MountainStar Sports warns that bringing a Triple-A team to El Paso is contingent on a ballpark lease being passed Tuesday — but a key council member has declared her opposition to any deal without a public vote. With Mayor John Cook poised to […]

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