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Archives: Aug. 4-10, 2008

Archives: Aug. 4-10, 2008 Sounds, city at odds over Greer Stadium Greer Stadium, the home of the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), is in dire need of upgrades to comply with ADA guidelines, but the city and the team are fighting over who should spring for the roughly $1 million in renovations. The […]

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Archives: July 15-21, 2007

Archives: July 15-21, 2007 Replacement for Dodgers in Vero may be near Posted July 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) This is a wildly overoptimistic headline given the circumstances. Officials in Indian River County are negotiating with the Cincinnati Reds about potentially replacing the Los Angeles Dodgers as the spring tenant of Dodgertown and Holman […]

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Mets unveil specifics of Jackie Robinson Rotunda at new ballpark

The New York Mets, the Jackie Robinson Foundation and naming-rights parter Citi unveiled the imagery and text for the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field, the Mets’ new ballpark opening in 2009. The Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field pays tribute to Jackie Robinson, the American trailblazer who became the first African-American player in Major […]

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Archives: April 28-May 4, 2008

Archives: April 28-May 4, 2008Boston expected to make decision on new spring-training facility this month Posted May 2, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Boston Red Sox have decided to move from City of Palms Park into a new spring-training complex, according to several sources, and the decision is whether to locate it in Sarasota […]

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Archives: April 21-27, 2008

Archives: April 21-27, 2008Dodgers announce ambitious upgrade plan for Dodger Stadium Posted April 24, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt unveiled a $500-million development outside Dodger Stadium that will forever change the view from most of the seats in the grandstand. The centerpiece of the plan is a new development […]

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A surreal scene at the Coliseum

When the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition at the Los Angeles Coliseum to commemorate the team’s 50th anniversary in Tinsel Town, a surreal time was had by all. Let me begin by saying that I will never move to Los Angeles. But, there’s so much more. Where to start? […]

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Red Sox announce Fenway Park changes for 2008

The Boston Red Sox today welcomed Mayor Thomas M. Menino and city officials to Fenway Park to showcase the "Year VII improvements," which will enhance the fans’ 2008 experience at the ballpark by providing more seats, improved circulation, more space, and more information. "America’s Most Beloved Ballpark", which celebrates its 96th anniversary this year, will […]

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Pirates unveil plans for new ballpark restaurant

The Pittsburgh Pirates unveiled renderings of the new restaurant entertainment space located above PNC Park’s left-field bleachers. The club partnered with Aramark to transform the new space formerly occupied by Outback Steakhouse into a gameday dining and bar option for all fans with a ticket and a non-gameday event and entertainment destination. The new left-field […]

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Archives: Feb. 12-18, 2006

Archives: Feb. 12-18, 2006 Marlins to Oklahoma City? Posted February 17, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Florida Marlins have held discussions with a top official from Oklahoma City but have not decided whether to make a visit there. Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday that she has spoken four times to Marlins vice […]

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Archives: Feb. 11-17, 2008

Archives: Feb. 11-17, 2008 Marlins ballpark inches closer to fruition; deal could be done by Thursday Posted Feb. 17, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Florida Marlins are this close to closing a deal on a new ballpark, as the team, Miami-Dade County and the city of Miami work out the final financial details. A […]

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Archives: Feb. 4-10, 2008

Archives: Feb. 4-10, 2008 Updated cost of new Yankee Stadium: $1.3 billion Posted Feb. 8, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Not that this should surprise anyone, but the most recent tally of the cost of the new Yankee Stadium is now up to $1.3 billion, up from the original cost estimate of $930 million. It’s […]

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