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T-Bones prep a welcome to team’s three-millionth fan

Important milestone for the Kansas City T-Bones (independent; American Association): the team will welcome its three-millionth fan during an upcoming series at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Heading into the July 18-23 homestand against Winnipeg and Grand Prairie, 154,195 people have attended games in 2014, which brings the total of fans who have seen games at CommunityAmerica Ballpark […]

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Unified Government sets terms for purchase of CommunityAmerica Ballpark

If the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City is to buy CommunityAmerica Ballpark, the Kansas City T-Bones (independent; American Association) will need to agree to a list of lease demands. The Unified Board of Commissioners voted tonight to move forward with a potential purchase of the ballpark after receiving minimal opposition from the […]

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T-Bones ballpark sale: Winners and losers

A sale of CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the Kansas City T-Bones (independent; American Association), to local governments is creating ripple effects throughout the city and county. Some background: the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas has a agreement in place to buy CommunityAmerica Ballpark from Ehlert Development, owned by the T-Bones owners, […]

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Wyandotte County/Kansas City to buy CommunityAmerica Ballpark

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City is spending $8 million to buy privately built CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the Kansas City T-Bones (independent; American Association). The Unified Government, in cooperation with the State of Kansas, plans to use $8 million in Village West Sales Tax Revenue Bonds (STAR) to buy the ballpark, which was […]

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CommunityAmerica, T-Bones extend naming-rights deal

The Kansas City T-Bones (independent; American Association) and CommunityAmerica Credit Union announced an extension of the naming-rights deal for CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed. The ballpark has been known as CommunityAmerica Ballpark ever since the T-Bones moved to Kansas City from Duluth, Minn., 10 years ago. “Ten years ago, we […]

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Northern League lives on — in court

The independent Northern League may be no more, but it lives on in a Cook County courtroom in the form of a lawsuit against the circuit’s former law firm. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges that the league’s original law firm, Chicago-based Gozdecki, Del Giudice, Americus & Farkas, failed to adequately draft a […]

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