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Preview: Uni-Trade Stadium / Laredo Lemurs

The new home of the Laredo Lemurs (independent; American Association) is slated to open for the 2012 season. Capacity: 6,000 (3,940 fixed seats; berm space for 1,700; picnic space for 370), with club seatingSuites: 11 suites and a party suiteYear Opened: 2012 Cost: $18 million Owners: City of Laredo Architect: HKS, DallasConstruction: Leyendecker Construction, LaredoDimensions: […]

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New for 2012: Uni-Trade Stadium

The new home of the Laredo Lemurs (independent; American Association) has a name after the sale of naming rights: Uni-Trade Stadium. Terms of the deal were not released. “I am so proud and excited that one of Laredo’s own most prominent businessman, Mr. Eduardo Garza, and his company, leaders of industry in their own right, […]

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Shreveport-Bossier Captains moving to Laredo

The Shreveport-Bossier Captains membership in the independent American Association has been bought by the Laredo Lemurs, but baseball is expected back at Fair Grounds Field in the form of a summer-collegiate team next season. “We thank everyone involved with our efforts in Shreveport-Bossier for the last nine years, starting with the fans, along with sponsors, […]

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Laredo officially joins American Association

Though there was never talk to the contrary, today the independent American Association officially announced the Laredo Lemurs would be joining the circuit, beginning next season. The Lemurs will be playing in a new 6,000-seat, $18-million ballpark next season. The team is owned by Laredo Baseball Investors, LLC, with Mark Schuster serving as president and chief […]

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Bell: Cats will be back in 2012

Despite a move by the American Association to remove the Fort Worth Cats from its 2012 lineup, owner Carl Bell says he’s selling the team to new owners, who would field a team next season. Earlier this week the American Association pulled the team’s membership after Bell failed to provide a $200,000 letter of credit, […]

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New for 2012: Laredo Lemurs

We have an interesting name for a new Laredo team coming online next season: the Laredo Lemurs (independent; American Association), with the team name and logo unveiled at the City of Laredo Council Chambers today. The team name was selected after more than 400 fans suggested names in a month-long name-the-team contest. The Lemurs moniker […]

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