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Birmingham reviewing alternate ballpark sites

Though Mayor William Bell says a proposed downtown Birmingham ballpark site is still in Railroad Park, city officials will begin reviewing other potential ballpark sites, including some city-owned parcels that could bring down the cost of the project. One such parcel is land near the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Indeed, city officials have already asked […]

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The Week That Was: Feb. 20

The Florida Marlins hit a new-ballpark landmark, high stakes for a new Las Vegas ballpark, and teams in Adelanto, Davenport and Bowling Green engage the promotional tools. The most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. First seats installed in new Marlins ballpark Stakes high for 51s in […]

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T-Padres unveil investors

The Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) announced the 11 investors in the team, joining Mike Feder in Tucson AAA Baseball LLC. “When I finalized a management agreement with North County Baseball LLC and formed Tucson AAA Baseball LLC for the business operation of the Tucson franchise, I knew we needed local people with […]

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Escondido ballpark vote delayed

A vote on a new ballpark for the Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) in Escondido, Cal., has been delayed once again, as the City Council grapples with budgeting in the wake of potential loss of redevelopment funds. The vote was scheduled for Feb. 16. It has been pushed back to March 2. It’s […]

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