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Actress Asks Richmond Mayor to Withdraw Support for Shockoe Bottom Ballpark Plan

Richmond Flying SquirrelsActress Lupita Nyong’o has joined those urging Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones to reconsider building a new stadium in Shockoe Bottom for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels (Eastern League).  Nyong’o, who won an Academy Award for her role in the movie 12 Years a Slave, released a letter Sunday asking the mayor to instead preserve the site’s slave history.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Jerry Uht Park (Erie, PA)

Erie SeaWolves New Full LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Jerry Uht Park, home of the Double-A Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Hartford Approves Ballpark Deal

New Britain Rock Cats LogoThe Hartford (CT) City Council on Tuesday night approved the $350 million Downtown North development project that includes a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League).  Construction is expected to be completed on the stadium in April 2016.  Read more hereWatch news report here.

New Britain Rock Cats Hartford Ballpark Rendering

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Union Labor Will Build Hartford Ballpark, Drive Up Costs

New Britain Rock Cats LogoHartford’s city council will likely approve a deal to build a new minor league baseball stadium on Tuesday, and there’s one new change to the deal – union laborers will do the work. The developer has said that tweak could easily add 10 percent to the stadium’s cost.  Read more here.

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Hartford Ballpark Vote Tuesday

New Britain Rock Cats LogoAfter more than a year of closed-door negotiations and four months of public debate, the Hartford City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to approve a $350 million development north of downtown that would include a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League).  Read more here.

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Hartford Courant: City Should Green-Light Baseball Neighborhood Project

New Britain Rock Cats LogoIn an editorial, the Hartford Courant comes out in favor of the proposed Downtown North project that includes a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League), more than 210,000 square feet of municipal office space, more than 600 residential units, and retail space that features a supermarket.  Read more here.

New Britain Rock Cats New Hartford Stadium Rendering

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RubberDucks Announce Staff Changes

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today several front office changes, including new hires, promotions, and duty transfers. Continue reading

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