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2013 Ballpark of the Year: PNC Field

Another 2013 Ballpark Digest Award to announce: We’ve named PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League), as our Best New Ballpark of the Year. Building a new ballpark on the base of an old one is an enormous challenge: what made sense in the 1980s may not make sense for a […]

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New Vikings stadium could host Gopher baseball — if the numbers work

February is an awfully cold time to be playing outdoor baseball in Minnesota, so University of Minnesota baseball coach John Anderson is working to make the new Minnesota Vikings stadium baseball-friendly — but the NFL team is skeptical about what he is proposing. The Vikings want to build a state-of-the-art stadium to replace the Metrodome, […]

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Logo unveiled for Regions Field

Leaders from the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) and Regions Bank have unveiled the logo for the city’s new, downtown baseball facility – Regions Field, set to open in April 2013. The design, by local firm Luckie & Co., will be used throughout the new state-of-the-art facility and ties the tradition and history of […]

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Hagerstown: Construction of new ballpark could begin next spring

Construction on a new downtown ballpark for the Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League) could begin as early as spring 2013 if things come together, according to a progress report issued by Hagerstown. Here’s the fuil press release: The City of Hagerstown is continuing its efforts to create a significant downtown revitalization project featuring […]

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