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Future Ballpark: Renovated Dodger Stadium / Los Angeles Dodgers / 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced a multi-faceted ballpark improvement plan that will bring the most modern amenities to Dodger fans while preserving the tradition of the historic venue, first opened in 1962. The improvements, anticipated to be completed by Opening Day of the 2012 season, are designed to protect Dodger Stadium’s place as the home […]

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Indian River County, Vero Beach make final offer to O’s for Dodgertown

Officials with Vero Beach and Indian River County say they’ve made their absolute final offer to the Baltimore Orioles regarding the team’s potential spring-training move into Dodgertown. (Of course, they’ve said this before, so it’s hard to say if this is really the final, final offer.) The final offer calls for $13 million in improvements […]

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Bad economy, credit woes doom development project next to Nationals Park

Development anchored by a ballpark is an increasingly difficult endeavor, something made clear yesterday when a tally was done by the Washington Times on the number of projects scrapped next to Nationals Park, the home of the Washington Nationals.Development anchored by a ballpark is an increasingly difficult endeavor, something made clear yesterday when a tally […]

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Sarasota, Lee County, Vero Beach push spring-training sites for BoSox, O’s

We have the makings of a good old-fashioned bidding war between Lee County, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Vero Beach to land the Boston Red Sox and/or the Baltimore Orioles as spring-training tenants. We have the makings of a good old-fashioned bidding war between Lee County, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Vero Beach to land the Boston Red […]

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Lee County issues call for land

Lee County is issuing a call for land for a new Boston Red Sox spring-training facility. Lee County is issuing a call for land for a new Boston Red Sox spring-training facility. The county wants proposals from developers who control a parcel 80 acres or larger; the county is looking for the developer to donate the […]

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Cordaro, Crain promoted in Omaha

The Omaha Royals (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) announced that General Manager Martie Cordaro and Director of Marketing Rob Crain have received promotions. Cordaro’s new title is Vice President and General Manager, while Crain is now Assistant General Manager/Marketing.The Omaha Royals (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) announced that General Manager Martie Cordaro and Director of […]

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Twins unveil scoreboard details

The Minnesota Twins are holding a press conference today to announce details of their new scoreboard at Target Field, slated to open for the 2010 season.The Minnesota Twins are holding a press conference today to announce details of their new scoreboard at Target Field, slated to open for the 2010 season. The plan is for […]

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Miami-Dade County will issue bonds for new Marlins ballpark next year

Miami-Dade County officials say they won’t issue bonds for the construction of a new Florida Marlins ballpark until spring 2009 — and unless we’re hearing things incorrectly, it will be that long until construction of the proposed new ballpark actually begins.Miami-Dade County officials say they won’t issue bonds for the construction of a new Florida […]

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IRS approves addition tax-free bonds for completion of Yankee Stadium

The Internal Revenue Services has approved the use of tax-free bonds for the construction of sporting facilities, allowing the New York Yankees to borrow $366 million to finish the new Yankee Stadium.The Internal Revenue Services has approved the use of tax-free bonds for the construction of sporting facilities, allowing the New York Yankees to borrow […]

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