Anti-Ballpark Petition Drive Fails, In Search of MLB Affiliation

The ballpark opposition group led by former councilman Marty Donovan failed to secure the 1,000 signatures needed to block construction on the proposed Community Maritime Park in Pensacola (FL).  The indy pro Pensacola Pelicans ownership has also hired NYC-based Columbia Sports Group to lock down MLB affililiation for the team that will begin play in the new ballpark by (hopefully) 2012.  Read more here and here.

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