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The Week That Was: April 22

Historic ballparks, new-ballpark issues in Wilmington, and Earth Day programs at Major League Baseball ballparks made news this week, as we review the most popular stories on Ballpark Digest, as measured in page views. Emanuel plan for Wrigley renovation: set aside landmark status MLB teams plan Earth Day activities Illinois baseball: Changes for 2012 O’Malleys […]

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Jose Canseco resurfaces, this time in Worcester

The unsinkable Jose Canseco is back in baseball for 2012, signing a contract with the Worcester Tornadoes (independent; Can-Am League) to play as a first baseman/designated hitter. Canseco, who spent last season with the independent Yuma Scorpions (independent; North American League) as a player/coach/pitcher, spent the past offseason lobbying various MLB teams via Twitter for […]

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Nine players, 125 fans in Zion

Last night’s Lake County Fielders-Kenosha County Fielders game in Zion was a matchup of minimums, with 125 fans on hand to cheer on nine players in home uniforms. The game was billed as a replacement for the regularly scheduled Lake County-Maui North American League matchup, scrapped after Na Koa Ikaika Maui shut down for the […]

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The Week That Was: April 17

Issues with security at Major League Baseball ballparks, the return of Jose Canseco to professional baseball, random talk of contraction and new life for California ballparks. The top stories on Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured in page views. Pirates employee found dead near PNC Park Dodgers scrap half-price drink promotion Cansecos hits North […]

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Cansecos hits North American League

Fresh off an appearance on Celebrity Apprentice, Jose Canseco has signed up to manage the Yuma Scorpions (independent; North American League) and will play in the field as DH/1B; he’ll be joined by brother Ozzie Canseco on the Scorpions roster. Besides playing in the field, Ozzie will serve as hitting coach and bench coach. “I’m […]

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