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MLB eyes realignment for 2012

Major League Baseball is examining several different realignment options for the 2012 season, including a move to two 15-team leagues and the potential elimination of divisions as a method for determining playoff teams. The options, first reported in USA Today and, could be something as simple as one team moving from the National League […]

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Nats to unveil new unis in November

Suffice it to say the Washington Nationals didn’t display too much sartorial splendor when the team moved from Montreal, a city where the uniforms were always noteworthy. That situation should be rectified next month when the team unveils new unis. The new uniforms, to be unveiled at a Nov. 10 event, will reportedly be more […]

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Olympic Stadium / Montreal Expos

We dig into the archives for a look back at Olympic Stadium when it hosted the Montreal Expos. Year Built: 1976 Capacity: 46,500 Dimensions: 325L, 404C, 325R Ticket Prices: VIP, $40; box seats, $30; terrace, $20; general admission, $15; bleachers, $10 (all prices CDN) Parking: There are several public parking lots within a block of […]

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Petco Park / San Diego Padres

Petco Park is large scale in a number of ways. Padres sluggers are not  especially enamored with the ballpark’s dimensions, especially when they  glance at the extreme power allies. While straightaway center is a  reachable 396 feet, the power allies extend to 402 in left and a  whopping 411 in right. These are especially challenging […]

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