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New for 2013: Dozer Park

The Peoria Chiefs (Low Class A; Midwest League) have sold naming ballpark rights to Caterpillar under a 10-year, $2-million deal, with result being Dozer Park. “The company was founded on the bulldozer,” said Jim Baumgartner, Director of Corporate Affairs. “We wanted to choose something that represents Caterpillar’s heritage but also represents Peoria. This is our […]

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Chiefs to plant palms Monday

It’s one of the more endearing traditions in Minor League Baseball: the Peoria Chiefs (Low Class A; Midwest League) will be planting palm trees at Peoria Chiefs Stadium on Monday. The nine Queen Palms are currently en route from Florida and will be planted in the left-field berm at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 16. The […]

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