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Archives: July 21-27, 2008

Archives: July 21-27, 2008 Sarpy County pitches more woo at O-Royals Posted July 25, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Omaha Royals (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) President Alan Stein was in suburban Omaha to meet with officials from Sarpy County and local business leaders about the potential of a new ballpark there. With the city […]

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Archives: July 15-21, 2007

Archives: July 15-21, 2007 Replacement for Dodgers in Vero may be near Posted July 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) This is a wildly overoptimistic headline given the circumstances. Officials in Indian River County are negotiating with the Cincinnati Reds about potentially replacing the Los Angeles Dodgers as the spring tenant of Dodgertown and Holman […]

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Archives: July 14-20, 2008

Archives: July 14-20, 2008 Judge tosses most of Braman ballpark-funding suit Posted July 18, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Circuit Court Judge Jeri Beth Cohen has tossed out much of auto magnate Norm Braman’s lawsuit challenging the financing plan for a $3-billion public works project that includes funds for a new Florida Marlins ballpark, but […]

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Archives: July 7-13, 2008

Archives: July 7-13, 2008 Drillers ballpark funding plan approved Posted July 11, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Tulsa City Council approved the expansion and extension of a downtown assessment zone, with part of the proceeds used to fund a new $60-million ballpark for the Tulsa Drillers (Class AA; Texas League). The council laid a […]

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Archives: June 30-July 6, 2008

Archives: June 30-July 6, 2008 Oneonta Tigers sold Posted July 2, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Miles Prentice, owner of the Huntsville Stars (Class AA; Southern League) and the Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League), is buying the Oneonta Tigers (short season; NY-Penn League) from longtime owner Sam Nader and the rest of the investors […]

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Archives: June 16-22, 2008

Archives: June 16-22, 2008 Progress made at new Reno ballpark Posted June 20, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) An almost-new firehouse is being demolished in downtown Reno to make way for a new ballpark for the relocated Tucson Sidewinders (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League). The fire crews are located at other fire stations until new […]

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Archives: June 9-15, 2008

Archives: June 9-15, 2008 Flooding forces I-Cubs to postpone series opener tonight Posted June 14, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Flooding on the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers is forcing the Iowa Cubs (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) to postpone Friday’s  game against the Nashville Sounds at Principal Park. No word on a makeup day. […]

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Archives: June 2-8, 2008

Archives: June 2-8, 2008 Orioles ask for draft agreement from Indian River County for Dodgertown move Posted June 5, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Baltimore Orioles would still prefer to stay in a refurbished Fort Lauderdale Stadium, but they are preparing a Plan B in case the Federal Aviation Administration doesn’t relent on its […]

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Archives: May 26-June 1, 2008

Archives: May 26-June 1, 2008 Wrigley Field to host New Year’s Day game? Posted May 30, 2008 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The NHL is taking a lesson from its TV partners and learning that reruns can be successful. The league and NBC got high marks for their performance on New Year’s Day 2008 when Pittsburgh […]

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Mets unveil specifics of Jackie Robinson Rotunda at new ballpark

The New York Mets, the Jackie Robinson Foundation and naming-rights parter Citi unveiled the imagery and text for the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field, the Mets’ new ballpark opening in 2009. The Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field pays tribute to Jackie Robinson, the American trailblazer who became the first African-American player in Major […]

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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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