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Promotions Watch: Ballpark Beers

Over the past several seasons, the bond of beer and baseball has grown, thanks to teams embracing the growth of the craft brewery industry. In the latest Promotions Watch, we highlight some of the most recent developments in this trend, including the growing numbers of clubs rolling out team-branded brews. (more…)

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Fredericksburg to move ahead with ballpark financing negotiations

The Fredericksburg (Va.) City Council will move forward with negotiations on a new baseball complex and ballpark for the Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League), but it’s not clear whether the city will commit an additional $18 million to the project. Diamond Nation has proposed a $61-million development at Celebrate Virginia South featuring a […]

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Diamond Nation: Front us more money, and we’ll share ballpark revenues

Offers of revenue-sharing are rarely taken up by municipalities, so it will be interesting to see if the offer by Diamond Nation to share revenues on a Fredericksburg, Va., baseball complex in exchange for upfront financing actually happens. Diamond Nation, a New Jersey firm seeking to develop a baseball complex in Fredericksburg that includes a […]

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Fredericksburg ballpark financing plan passes Virginia House

The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill allowing Fredericksburg to recapture sales tax to help pay for a new Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League) ballpark. The Virginia Senate already passed the bill, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to sign it. From The “clawback” allows the locality to get 3.5 percentage […]

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