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Duluth approves first round of Wade Stadium renovations

A $4.6-million renovation of Wade Stadium, home of the Duluth Huskies (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) will begin this fall and extend into next spring. The renovation work will be done in two parts, with $2.3 million coming from the state and $2.3 million coming from Duluth. The historic ballpark, which opened in 1941 with assistance […]

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Dragons tackle suite upgrades for 2014

Luxury suites at Fifth Third Field are being overhauled by the Dayton Dragons (Low Class A; Midwest Leage) this offseason. The design process began in November and the renovation is expected to be completed by late-March. Fifth Third Field suites are being completely refurbished with new furniture, cabinetry, countertops, flooring including carpeting and ceramic tile, […]

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Cubs reno plan draws harsh criticism from key alderman

A plan to renovate Wrigley Field and add more signage has drawn pointed opposition from influential Ald. Tom Tunney, who says the interests of surrounding rooftop bleacher owners must be protected. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Tunney wasn’t particularly subtle in slamming Chicago Cubs ownership in favor of rooftop-bleacher owners, who have hosted […]

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SWB Yankees, Lackawanna County break ground on PNC Field renovations

It should feel like a new ballpark: officials with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) and Lackawanna County broke ground today on a PNC Field facelift. The $43.3-million renovation of the Moosic, Pa. ballpark, years in the making, has finally begun after the $14.6-million sale of the SWB Yankees last week to the New […]

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