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Archives: May 19-25, 2008

Archives: May 19-25, 2008 Angels, Dodgers poised to snare big events in the next several years Posted May 23, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Angel Stadium will host the 2010 All-Star Game and Dodger Stadium will host the finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic, according to a report in today’s Los Angeles Times. In […]

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Archives: May 12-18, 2008

Archives: May 12-18, 2008 Local group steps forward in Richmond Posted May 15, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) A local group has stepped forward to express interest in owning a team in Richmond, Va., after the Richmond Braves (Class AAA: International League) alight for Georgia’s Gwinnett County at the end of the season. The group […]

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IL to honor Hall of Famers with statue

The International League announced today that inductees into the circuit’s Hall of Fame will be presented with a special memento to honor their designation among the League’s immortals. The International League’s 125th Anniversary Committee has commissioned the creation of a statue presented to members of the IL Hall of Fame upon their formal induction. The […]

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Archives: May 5-11, 2008

Archives: May 5-11, 2008 Simmy: Northern League is in trouble Posted May 9, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Doug Simunic, one of the more astute observers of indy baseball and a man who is not shy about sharing his opinions on the state of things, is of the opinion the Northern League is in serious […]

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The Arkansas Travelers Baseball Museum: past, present and future

New for the 2008 season: the opening of the Arkansas Travelers museum at Dickey-Stephens Park. Thanks to the dedication supplied by Valentine and park superintendent Greg Johnston, along with North Little Rock’s own Southwest Design and Display, the Travelers Baseball Museum documents team history with a superb collection of photographs, artifacts, memorabilia of the game, […]

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Archives: March 24-30, 2008

Archives: March 24-30, 2008 South Coast League officially suspends operations Posted March 28, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) It’s official: the independent South Coast League announced today it is suspending operations for the 2008 season. The release also holds out hope the league may relaunch in 2009 — "The league owners have indicated they will […]

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Archives: March 17-23, 2008

Archives: March 17-23, 2008 No fallout expected from Red Sox strike Posted March 21, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) MLB Commissioner Bud Selig isn’t expected to levy any penalties against Boston Red Sox players, who delayed an exhibition game Wednesday in protest of the payment structure for the team’s trip to Japan. The team refused […]

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Archives: March 10-16, 2008

Archives: March 10-16, 2008 Reds close to striking deal for Arizona move Posted March 13, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Cincinnati Reds are close to a spring-training move to Arizona after announcing the city of Goodyear has procured $33 million in financing toward the expansion of a facility to be shared with the Cleveland […]

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Archives: March 3-9, 2008

Archives: March 3-9, 2008 Cubs would share the Cell if Wrigley is remodeled Posted March 8, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Chicago Cubs would share US Cellular Field with the Chicago White Sox while Wrigley Field is being renovated under one scenario being considered by team, according to Cubs Chairman Crane Kenney. This assumes […]

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Archives: Feb. 25-March 2, 2008

Archives: Feb. 25-March 2, 2008 Sounds soon to be on the market? Posted Feb. 28, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) We’ve alluded to this possibility several times in the last six months, and now there’s explicit word out of Tennessee that the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) may be shopped around discreetly by […]

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Archives: Jan. 22-28, 2008

Archives: Jan. 22-28, 2008< Cubs: Wrigley should pay for Wrigley Field naming rights Posted Jan. 25, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Chicago Cubs are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to selling naming rights to Wrigley Field. The Wrigley Field brand is one of the great brands in American popular […]

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Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2008

Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2008 New Richmond plan: tear down Diamond and build new ballpark — but will the Braves be around? Posted Jan. 14, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Richmond (Va.) officials want to tear down The Diamond, the current home of the Richmond Braves (Class AAA; International League), and build a new ballpark next […]

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