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New Montgomery County ballpark fate tied to theme-park development

A much-anticipated new ballpark in suburban Houston is on hold while local officials wait to see whether a $500-million theme park will be built. Ventura Sports Group and the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in March 2010 for a new independent-league ballpark in the Houston suburb, to be […]

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New for 2012: Uni-Trade Stadium

The new home of the Laredo Lemurs (independent; American Association) has a name after the sale of naming rights: Uni-Trade Stadium. Terms of the deal were not released. “I am so proud and excited that one of Laredo’s own most prominent businessman, Mr. Eduardo Garza, and his company, leaders of industry in their own right, […]

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SIB buys Grand Prairie Airhogs

Southern Independent Baseball (SIB), which already owns two American Association teams, finally breaks into the greater Dallas–Fort Worth market with the acquisition of the Grand Prairie Airhogs (independent; American Association). SIB already owns the Shreveport-Bossier Captains and the Amarillo Sox. The group is based in Dallas and had previously worked to bring a team to […]

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