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Keys lease raising debate in Frederick

Several Frederick Board of Aldermen members want to see more information about the bidding process for Harry Grove Stadium, home of the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League), saying the city passed on a better bid from the independent Atlantic League. One board member, Karen Young (wife of Ron Young, the former Frederick mayor […]

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Frederick Keys sold?

Multiple sources tell us the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League) have been conditionally sold, with the transaction going through only if the franchise successfully wins a bid situation for Harry Grove Stadium for next season and beyond. The Keys are currently owned by Maryland Baseball Holding, LLC, led by Ken Young, the owner […]

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Kirk pitches Frederick on AtL ballpark lease; will settle for Keys

Atlantic League mogul Peter Kirk has pitched Frederick (Md.) officials on taking over the lease at Harry Grove Stadium for an independent-league team — but will settle for buying the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League) as a consolation prize. Kirk certainly is one of the more interesting people in baseball, and he’s seizing […]

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