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Zion, Fielders headed for court?

After a horrific 2011 season, it doesn’t look like the city of Zion (Ill.) and the Lake County Fielders (independent; North American League) owners have settled their differences — and their paths may cross next in court. You know what a nightmarish season the Fielders had. Opening the 201 North American League season with a […]

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Hounds add Hondo as team ambassador

The Loudoun Hounds (independent; Atlantic League) added former Washington Senator Frank Howard to the team’s front office as a corporate adviser and ambassador, as the team preps for a 2012 debut — somewhere. Howard’s duties will include public and media appearances on behalf of the Hounds, as well as offering his accumulated wisdom toward bringing […]

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Augusta ballpark back in play?

Despite an overwhelming lack of enthusiasm among city voters for financing a new Augusta GreenJackets (Low Class A; Sally League) ballpark, the issue will once again be discussed at an Augusta Commission meeting Tuesday. There’s not been much traction on a proposal to build a new downtown ballpark on a 17-acre parcel to replace Lake […]

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