Ballpark Visit ALERT: Price Cutter Park (Ozark, MO)

Digital Ballparks LogoSpringfield-Ozark Mountain Ducks CharacterEric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com visit Price Cutter Park, the former home of the indy pro Springfield/Ozark Mountain Ducks (Texas-Louisiana League/Central League/Frontier League).  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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And the Building Begins

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoAmid the thrumming of concrete trucks and excavators, crews from Ryan Construction began pouring concrete to create the footings and foundations for the much-anticipated lowertown St. Paul ballpark for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association).  Read more hereView photos here.

St. Paul Saints Latest Ballpark Renderings 1.30.14

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UI-Chicago Flames to Open New $10 Million Ballpark Thursday

University of Illinois Chicago Flames LogoOfficials from the University of Illinois at Chicago will officially unveil the school’s new $10 million baseball stadium during opening festivities on Thursday.  The ballpark is named after Curtis Granderson, the New York Mets outfielder and three-time Major League Baseball all-star who ponied up $5 million for the project.  Read more hereView photos of incomplete stadium here.

University of Illinois at Chicago New Ballpark Rendering

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The Top Five Must-See College Ballparks

NCAA LogoNCAA.com takes a look at the top five must-see college ballparks from across the country.  The facilities at the University of San Diego, Louisiana State University, University of Oregon, University of South Carolina, and Mississippi State made the list.  Watch video here.

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A’s Refocus on Oakland, Seek 10-Year Lease Extension

Oakland A's LogoAfter years of futile attempts to relocate to the South Bay, the Oakland A’s appear resigned to staying put at the Coliseum and are in negotiations for a 10-year lease extension.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Celebrating Historic Hinchliffe Stadium

NewYorkBlackYankeesNewYorkCubansIn the sunshine of a blustery spring morning in Paterson (NJ), Hinchliffe Stadium came back to life on Wednesday as several hundred people flocked to the historic ballpark to pay homage to its legacy and paint its walls.  Read more and watch video here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Second-Year HarbourCats Release 2014 Promo Schedule

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – With single-seat sales set to start on Saturday, April 19, the Victoria HarbourCats are excited to reveal the promotional plan for the 2014 season at SPORTS TRADERS DIAMOND at Royal Athletic Park. Continue reading

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