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Bush Stadium renovations continue

Construction on the conversion of Bush Stadium, the former home of the Indianapolis Indians (Class AAA; International League), continues, with the old ballpark transitioning to an apartment complex. The $13-million project will convert the old grandstand to apartments, with office space built in the old outfield area. The infield, light stanchions, the press box and […]

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2012 Affiliated Attendance by Total

With the Minor League Baseball regular season over, we continue our review of attendance figures. Up next: a look at teams ranked by total attendance. We’ll follow this up with a listings of affiliated attendance by average. Summer-collegiate attendance has already been posted, with independent baseball covered after the Atlantic League season ends. Here are the complete […]

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Indians, Pirates extend PDC through 2014

The Indianapolis Indians (Class AAA; International League) and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2014 season. “We are very pleased to be able to extend our relationship with the Indians organization and the City of Indianapolis,” said Pittsburgh Pirates Director of Minor League Operations Larry Broadway. “This is truly a […]

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Indy’s Bush Stadium begins conversion to apartments

Indianapolis’s Bush Stadium is on the way to becoming home to apartments and commercial space, with construction underway. The redevelopment includes plans to turn the stadium into the 131-unit Stadium Lofts apartment complex with the shell and the historic façade of the stadium maintained in its original form. A new 132-unit apartment complex, Stadium Flats, […]

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Portnoy to call Triple-A Championship Game

Robert Portnoy, the Voice of the Albuquerque Isotopes (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), will call the play-by-play action for the Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game on Versus, September 20 at 6:05 p.m. Portnoy will be joined in the booth by former Major League and Triple-A player and manager Bucky Dent, while Pawtucket Red Sox broadcaster […]

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Bush Stadium could anchor new Indy tech/housing development

In one of the more interesting ballpark-redevelopment efforts to come down the pike in recent years, Indianapolis officials are proposing a renovation of Bush Stadium, the former home of the Indianapolis Indians (Class AAA; International League), into apartments as an attraction for new bioscience firms in the neighborhood. We alluded to the proposal last weekend, […]

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