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Tanner: College, pro baseball can co-exist in Columbia

Legendary University of South Carolina baseball coach Ray Tanner says pro baseball can co-exist with the Gamecocks, one of the best-drawing teams in the NCAA. Tanner, who led the Gamecocks to two national championships before taking over as athletic director at USC, says there are clear differences between the college game and professional baseball. It’s […]

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New ballpark feasible for Columbia: study

Columbia (S.C.) is the second-largest U.S. market without pro sports and could support a return of Minor League Baseball, but questions remain about a funding source for a proposed $41.8-million ballpark. A report prepared by Brailsford & Dunlavey indicates the market is robust enough to support minor-league baseball, despite some potential competition with the USC […]

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