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Archives: June 15, 2007

Archives: June 15, 2007 Squeeze play in York Posted June 15, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) York City inspectors were at the Sovereign Bank Stadium on Thursday, looking at everything from concession stands to the site’s handicapped accessibility, but they weren’t there to approve the ballpark’s opening for tonight’s York Revolution (independent; Atlantic League). That […]

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Archives: June 13, 2007

Archives: June 13, 2007 Work set for next week at Charles County site Posted June 13, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The effort to bring minor-league baseball to Charles County has moved closer to reality, with construction of a ballpark set to begin as early as Monday and the logo for the Southern Maryland Blue […]

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Archives: June 12, 2007

Archives: June 12, 2007 Sidewinders sold; expected to be in Reno in ’09 Posted June 12, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Tucson Sidewinders (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) are being sold to Manhattan Capital Sports, LLC and SK Baseball, with the ultimate intent of moving the team in a new Reno ballpark for the […]

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Archives: June 3-9, 2007

Archives: June 3-9, 2007Tiger Stadium outta here by ’08 Posted June 8, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Tiger Stadium has moved one step closer to its final date with the wrecking ball. A plan approved by city economic development officials on calls for the famous but moldering ballpark at Michigan and Trumbull to be razed […]

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Archives: May 27-June 2, 2007

Archives: May 27-June 2, 2007 Triple-A baseball for Washoe County draws mixed reactions Posted June 1, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The question posed here: whether Reno is a large enough market to support a Class AAA Pacific Coast League team. Reno’s past experiences with pro baseball haven’t been overwhelming: a Class A California League […]

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Archives: May 20-26, 2007

Archives: May 20-26, 2007 Announcement on Reno’s Triple-A team delayed Posted May 25, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey says there’s no hitch in the preliminary deal to bring a Triple-A baseball team to Washoe County in Nevada, although there won’t be an official announcement of the purchase for at […]

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Archives: May 13-19, 2007

Archives: May 13-19, 2007 Faithful say Reds spring-training deal still alive Posted May 18, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) While a whole lot of top city officials, elected and appointed, were declaring the Cincinnati Reds’ $54-million spring-training-facility project "on life support," if not DOA two weeks ago, the man heading up the effort is still […]

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Archives: May 6-12, 2007

Archives: May 6-12, 2007 Yankees, Mets won’t sell seat licenses; ballpark funds in place Posted May 11, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) New York’s two Major League Baseball teams won’t sell licenses to fans who want to buy season tickets at their new ballparks because they have already secured financing and don’t want the fan […]

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Archives: April 30-May 5, 2007

Archives: April 30-May 5, 2007 State funding for Marlins ballpark dies when session ends Posted May 4, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Florida Marlins fell short once again in a quest for state funding of a new ballpark, as the state Senate ended business today without taking up a proposal to contributed $60 million […]

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Archives: April 23-29, 2007

Archives: April 23-29, 2007 Sports world learns green is way to go Posted April 23, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Green long has been the color of sports because of the absurd amounts of money involved. Sports, though, can be a very wasteful endeavor, from the millions of gallons of water used to keep golf […]

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Archives: April 16-22, 2007

Archives: April 16-22, 2007 MLB announces first eight teams for World Baseball Classic in 2009 Posted April 20, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) No surprise here: World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI), a corporation controlled by MLB, announced it would once again hold the 16-team World Baseball Classic tournament in March 2009. WBCI also announced its […]

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Archives: April 9-15, 2007

Archives: April 9-15, 2007 Twins unveil ballpark plans Posted April 12, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Minnesota Twins’ new ballpark design got its public unveiling Thursday. HOK Sport presented their idea for a ballpark to nestled on the west side of downtown Minneapolis. "It’s a ballpark for the ages," said Earl Santee, the HOK […]

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Twins ballpark plans unveiled

by Dave Wright   The Minnesota Twins’ new ballpark design got its public unveiling Thursday. HOK Sport presented their idea for a ballpark to nestled on the west side of downtown Minneapolis. "It’s a ballpark for the ages," said Earl Santee, the HOK executive who is spearheading the architectural effort. "We wanted it to be […]

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