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Archives: Feb. 4-Feb. 11, 2005

Archives: Feb. 4-Feb. 11, 2005 Richmond ballpark questions remain Posted February 11, 2005 The Richmond Braves (Class AAA; International League) are proposing a $330 million development that includes a new ballpark — all without requiring taxpayer dollars — and some are expressing hesitation at taking the team up on its offer. There are some legitimate […]

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Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2005

Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2005 Tentative Marlins ballpark deal announced Posted February 4, 2005 We’ve been hearing the last month the Florida Marlins were pretty confident a new ballpark was in the offing, and the announcement yesterday regarding a tentative deal shows the confidence was warranted. Negotiators for Miami-Dade County and the Marlins reached an […]

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Archives: Jan. 15-Jan. 21, 2005

Archives: Jan. 15-Jan. 21, 2005 RFK still gives everyone a fair shake Posted January 21, 2005 When RFK Stadium opened in 1962, it was a dual-use facility designed to house both the Washington Senators and the NFL’s Washington Redskins. As such, it didn’t feature anything special for baseball and was basically a cookie-cutter ballpark. Now, […]

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Archives: Jan. 8-Jan. 14, 2005

Archives: Jan. 8-Jan. 14, 2005 Stingers sold to Larry H. Miller; Drammis to pursue Portland? Posted January 14, 2005 Larry H. Miller, the owner of the NBA’s Utah Jazz, has agreed to purchase the Salt Lake Stingers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) from Hillary Drammis. The announcement at Franklin Covey Field, home of the Stingers, […]

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Archives: Jan. 1-Jan. 7, 2005

Archives: Jan. 1-Jan. 7, 2005 Kirk continues to court independent, affiliated teams for Charles County Posted January 7, 2005 Peter Kirk, chairman of Maryland Baseball LLC, confirmed he received conditional approval from the independent Atlantic League to launch a new franchise at a new Charles County ballpark, but he’ll continue to seek an affiliated team […]

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