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Archives: April 16-22, 2005

Archives: April 16-22, 2005 Selig doesn’t rule out Marlins move if new ballpark isn’t built Posted April 22, 2005 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) MLB Commissioner Bud Selig doesn’t rule out a move of the Florida Marlins should the state not provide a yearly sales-tax rebate toward a new ballpark, saying there’s nothing to keep the […]

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Archives: April 9-15, 2005

Archives: April 9-15, 2005 Twins back Minneapolis ballpark location Posted April 15, 2005 The Minnesota Twins are changing course and are now backing a downtown Minneapolis location for a new ballpark. In the past the Twins management said they were agnostic about the location — preferring to see whether St. Paul or Hennepin County could […]

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Archives: April 2-8, 2005

Archives: April 2-8, 2005 Beginning today, touch history, savor the past Posted April 8, 2005 These are heady days for the St. Louis Cardinals: the team is playing its final year at Busch Stadium, preparing for a move to a new ballpark next year, and significantly expanding its regional presence with the establishment of the […]

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Archives: Feb. 19-Feb. 25, 2005

Archives: Feb. 19-Feb. 25, 2005 Miami gives Marlins ballpark the nod Posted February 25, 2005 With little dissent, the Miami city commission approved a tentative funding plan to provide the Florida Marlins a retractable-roof ballpark next to the Orange Bowl, with the county expected to give a similar approval next week. The real issue facing […]

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Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2005

Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2005 Tentative Marlins ballpark deal announced Posted February 4, 2005 We’ve been hearing the last month the Florida Marlins were pretty confident a new ballpark was in the offing, and the announcement yesterday regarding a tentative deal shows the confidence was warranted. Negotiators for Miami-Dade County and the Marlins reached an […]

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Archives: Jan. 15-Jan. 21, 2005

Archives: Jan. 15-Jan. 21, 2005 RFK still gives everyone a fair shake Posted January 21, 2005 When RFK Stadium opened in 1962, it was a dual-use facility designed to house both the Washington Senators and the NFL’s Washington Redskins. As such, it didn’t feature anything special for baseball and was basically a cookie-cutter ballpark. Now, […]

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