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Ballparks on the Ballot

This Election Day will bring a high-profile ballot measure to Arlington voters, who will decide the fate of a proposed retractable roof ballpark for the Texas Rangers. That initiative is the first for a major league ballpark in years, but there was once a time where ballpark referendums were commonplace. (more…)

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Mets: New fences suit us just fine

Though the team’s 2012 season wasn’t a totally successful one, New York Mets officials say they’re pleased with the decision to bring in the fences at Citi Field. At first glance, moving in the fences didn’t immediately benefit the team: out of the 46 homers that would have stayed in the park last season, 25 […]

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The Week That Was: July 29

The sad demise of the London Rippers, ballpark changes for 2013 and potential ballpark deals in Hagerstown and Oakland. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured by page views. Developer: I can build new A’s ballpark with private financing Rippers pull out of Frontier League; to be replaced by road […]

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