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Movement to save Tinker Field emerges

A movement to save historic Tinker Field, the longtime home of spring training in Orlando, is afoot, as preservationists want to see it declared a landmark, with accompanying protections. The call to preserve Tinker Field comes from Orlando’s Historic Preservation Board, which oversees the management of historic properties for the city. Last week Mayor Buddy […]

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Appreciating RFK Stadium

The venue is probably is not long for the world, but there’s still a devoted fanbase appreciating RFK Stadium, twice home to MLB in Washington, D.C., and a historically significant facility. Of course, what makes it historically significant — its status as the first cookie-cutter stadium, designed both for the NFL’s Washington Redskins and the […]

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Hounds add Hondo as team ambassador

The Loudoun Hounds (independent; Atlantic League) added former Washington Senator Frank Howard to the team’s front office as a corporate adviser and ambassador, as the team preps for a 2012 debut — somewhere. Howard’s duties will include public and media appearances on behalf of the Hounds, as well as offering his accumulated wisdom toward bringing […]

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World Series launches Wednesday

The schedule for this year’s World Series has been released, and it begins Wednesday when the San Francisco Giants host the upstart Texas Rangers at beautiful AT&T Park. Gametime for Wedneday’s game is 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Cliff Lee is expected to start for the Rangers, with Tim Lincecum slated for the Giants. Here’s the rest […]

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