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New for 2011: RedHawks Ballpark

With former corporate sponsor AT&T reevaluating its sports-marketing strategies, the home of the Oklahoma RedHawks (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) will be known as RedHawks Ballpark — at least for now. The ballpark had gone by the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark name for several years. This will be the fifth name for the ballpark: it originally […]

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Escondido approves Triple-A ballpark — with reservations

The Escondido (Cal.) City Council gave initial approval to city funding of a new $50-million Triple-A ballpark project, but warned that any final agreement would be subject to further negotiations over potential revenues from team concessions and naming rights. Meanwhile, Jeff Moorad will move forward with a purchase of the Portland Beavers franchise. Moorad got […]

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New for 2011: Bethpage Ballpark

The home of the Long Island Ducks (independent; Atlantic League) will have a new name, as Bethpage Federal Credit Union ponies up $2.1 million for a naming-rights deal running through 2020. The deal must be approved by the full Suffolk County Legislature after passage today by a subcommittee. The ballpark opened as Citibank Park and […]

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New name on tap for Amarillo ballpark

With the Amarillo Dillas (independent; United League Baseball) gone, naming rights to the former Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa — Potter County Memorial Stadium for now — will be sold by Southern Independent Baseball, the ballpark’s new tenant. The deal struck by the Dillas, according to former GM Mark Lee, covered more than just the […]

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New for 2011: Werner Park

The new Sarpy County home of the Omaha Royals (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) has a name: Werner Park, as the local shipping firm pays to put its name on the ballpark. “For the past four years Werner Enterprises has played a large part in sponsoring the Omaha Royals,” said Derek Leathers, Chief Operating Officer […]

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