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Archives: May 27-June 2, 2007

Archives: May 27-June 2, 2007 Triple-A baseball for Washoe County draws mixed reactions Posted June 1, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The question posed here: whether Reno is a large enough market to support a Class AAA Pacific Coast League team. Reno’s past experiences with pro baseball haven’t been overwhelming: a Class A California League […]

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Archives: May 20-26, 2007

Archives: May 20-26, 2007 Announcement on Reno’s Triple-A team delayed Posted May 25, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey says there’s no hitch in the preliminary deal to bring a Triple-A baseball team to Washoe County in Nevada, although there won’t be an official announcement of the purchase for at […]

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Archives: March 19-25, 2007

Archives: March 19-25, 2007 Sounds, Struever talk to Metro, but ballpark plans still sketchy Posted March 22, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Their patience had obviously been tried, but Metro Council members appeared willing Wednesday to consider an appeal by the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and Baltimore developer Struever Bros., Eccles & […]

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Archives: Feb. 26-March 4, 2007

Building a ballpark may hinge on having the Twins pay more Posted March 2, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) We’re already hitting our first cost overrun in the construction of a new Minnesota Twins ballpark, as Hennepin County officials tell the Twins ownership the acquisition of a key downtown parcel will cost more than anticipated […]

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Archives: Feb. 19-25, 2007

Archives: Feb. 19-25, 2007 Forsyth County commits to new Warthogs ballpark Posted Feb. 23, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Forsyth County officials announced that the county would be willing to give as much as $12.5 million in tax incentives over 25 years to support the commercial part of a new city development, which will include […]

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Archives: Jan. 15-21, 2007

Archives: Jan. 15-21, 2007Developer: Sounds ballpark plan in no jeopardy Posted Jan. 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and their partners in a proposed downtown ballpark are divided over when construction could begin, with the Sounds reiterating that unless work starts in February, the project might not […]

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Archives: Jan. 1-7, 2007

Archives: Jan. 1-7, 2007 City, Jaxx team up to put the fun back in baseball Posted Jan. 5, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The city of Jackson and the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx (Class AA; Southern League) say they are working with a renewed spirit of cooperation to improve attendance at Jaxx games this season. […]

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Ray Winder Field / Arkansas Travelers

Ray Winder Field, the former home of the Arkansas Travelers, is a 1932 gem. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 1932 Capacity: 6,083 Dimensions: 330L, 390C, 345R Playing Surface: Grass Website: travs.com League: Texas League (Class AA) Parking: Abundant free parking. Address/Directions: Ray Winder Field at War Memorial Stadium. The stadium complex is north of downtown Little […]

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Archives: Nov. 5-11, 2006

Archives: Nov. 5-11, 2006 Winston-Salem ballpark plan takes time to stretch Posted Nov. 9, 2006 The latest version of a proposal to build a new Winston-Salem Warthogs (High Class A; Carolina League) ballpark on the western cusp of downtown Winston-Salem comes with a lot more than peanuts and Cracker Jack. What had last been discussed […]

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Archives: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2006

Archives: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2006 Red Barons will stay, Mandalay vows Posted Nov. 2, 2006 Mandalay Baseball Properties made its most potent statement yet on keeping the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (Class AAA; International League) in Northeast Pennsylvania. And that was exactly what Luzerne County commissioners wanted to hear. Richard W. Neumann, Mandalay’s vice president of […]

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Archives: Oct. 22-28, 2006

Archives: Oct. 22-28, 2006 Columbus ballpark to be delayed until 2009 Posted Oct. 27, 2006 The new home of the Columbus Clippers (Class AAA; International League) won’t be game-ready until 2009. Franklin County commissioners and team officials originally wanted the team to move to Huntington Park stadium during the 2008 season. But Don Montgomery, of […]

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