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Nueces County sues CB Thunder over unpaid rent

After evicting the Coastal Bend Thunder (independent; United League Baseball) for unpaid rent at Fairgrounds Field in December, Texas’s Nueces County is now going after the team’s owners for maintenance, cleanup and attorney bills totaling $142,000. A lawsuit was filed Monday against the now-defunct franchise. The team had been evicted from the Robstown ballpark over […]

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McAllen Thunder details released

As we surmised last week, the new McAllen Thunder (independent; North American League) will be a semi-travel team for the 2011 season, playing its “home” games out of Edinburg Stadium and run by the owners of the Edinburg Roadrunners. Using the name (and uniforms and caps and marks, we assume) of last year’s Coastal Bend […]

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The Week That Was: Dec. 5

It was a week of league shifts, ownership changes, new team names and crumbling ballparks in the baseball world. Here are the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as meausured by page views. New for 2012: Sugar Land Skeeters Bernie Robbins Stadium in state of disrepair Joliet to enter Frontier League […]

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CB Thunder locked out of ballpark

The Coastal Bend Thunder (independent; United League Baseball) has been locked out of Coastal Bend Field for nonpayment of $24,000 in back rent, as Nueces County officials have been unable to contact team or league officials to arrange payment. The news was first reported by the Nueces County Record Star. It’s the latest financial problem […]

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