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Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2007

Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2007 Twins ballpark likely to sport modern look Posted Jan. 12, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The new Minnesota Twins ballpark will sport a modern look. Now, if you’ve been following the design of the ballpark from the beginning, this shouldn’t be a surprise, as the earliest drawings from HOK Sport showed […]

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Archives: Dec. 25-31, 2006

Archives: Dec. 25-31, 2006Ballpark site owners put squeeze on Twins Posted Dec. 31, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Sid Hartman is reporting some problems with land acquisition for a new Minnesota Twins ballpark in Minneapolis’s Warehouse District. The Twins are grumbling about a limited partnership involving Bruce Lambrecht and Rich Pogin — the pair behind […]

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Archives: Dec. 18-24, 2006

Archives: Dec. 18-24, 2006 Lauderdale reverses decision; O’s to stay Posted Dec. 23, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners reversed a decision made earlier this week and voted Friday to continue the tradition of spring training at Fort Lauderdale Stadium. The unanimous decision came after the Baltimore Orioles agreed to spare the […]

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Archives: Dec. 11-17, 2006

Archives: Dec. 11-17, 2006 Glendale offers spring-training plan Posted Dec. 15, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Glendale officials made their pitch for spring-training facility funding from the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority to an ASTA subcommittee, but the plan did little to clear the waters as that city and Glendale and Goodyear compete for state […]

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Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2006

Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2006 New Twins ballpark bypasses standard reviews Posted Dec. 1, 2006 Some anti-ballpark folks in Minneapolis are shocked– shocked! — to find out the state legislation authorizing a new Minnesota Twins ballpark also calls for it be to designed and built on a fast-track basis. The ballpark, slated to open in […]

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Archives: Nov. 19-25, 2006

Archives: Nov. 19-25, 2006 Goodyear ballpark plan hits funding snag Posted Nov. 20, 2006 Goodyear, Az., might have to prepare to pay more for its proposed spring-training facility if it doesn’t find a second team to share the complex with the Cleveland Indians. City leaders were told that Goodyear’s plans for a spring-training facility might […]

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Archives: Nov. 12-18, 2006

Archives: Nov. 12-18, 2006 Judge dismisses lawsuit on new Yankees ballpark Posted Nov. 17, 2006 A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit seeking to stop construction of the new $1 billion ballpark for the New York Yankees. Construction of the new ballpark involves paving over large portions of two parks in the Bronx and cutting down […]

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Archives: Oct. 8-14, 2006

Archives: Oct. 8-14, 2006 New Nats ballpark construction on schedule for 2008 opening Posted Oct. 13, 2006 District of Columbia officials declared construction of the new Washington Nationals ballpark near the Anacostia River in Southeast is moving expeditiously, even as city leaders and the team are running out of time to build parking garages. At […]

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Archives: Oct. 1-7, 2006

Archives: Oct. 1-7, 2006 In memoriam: Buck O’Neil Posted Oct. 7, 2006 Buck O’Neil, one of the most beloved figures in the baseball world over a long career that included batting titles in the Negro Leagues, three decades as a scout with the Chicago Cubs and the founding force behind the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, […]

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Archives: Sept. 24-30, 2006

Archives: Sept. 24-30, 2006 Dodgers to California League, out of FSL Posted Sept. 28, 2006 We’ve reported on this more than a few times, but it looks like the deal will be announced shortly: the Los Angeles Dodgers will be leaving the High Class A Florida State League and instead field a team in the […]

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Archives: Sept. 10-16, 2006

Archives: Sept. 10-16, 2006 Sarasota County agrees to tax increase to fund new Reds spring facility Posted Sept. 14, 2006 The Sarasota County Commission agreed to play ball on Wednesday by voting to increase the Tourist Development Tax by a penny to help fund a new $54-million ballpark and spring-training facility to house the Cincinnati […]

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Archives: Sept. 3-9, 2006

Archives: Sept. 3-9, 2006 Orioles make pitch for $37 million renovation of Fort Lauderdale Stadium Posted Sept. 8, 2006 The Baltimore Orioles unveiled a proposal for a vastly renovated Fort Lauderdale Stadium surrounded by additional baseball diamonds and room for soccer fields. The proposed $37-million Community Sports Park and Recreational Complex, presented to city commissioners, […]

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Archives: Aug. 6-12, 2006

Archives: Aug. 6-12, 2006 Isotopes, Marlins, extend affiliation Posted Aug. 12, 2006 The Albuquerque Isotopes and Florida Marlins have renewed their Player Development Contract (PDC), extending their affiliation through the 2008 season. The announcement was made jointly at a press conference at Isotopes Park by Isotopes President Ken Young and Marlins Director, Player Development Brian […]

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