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Northwoods League Grants Affiliate Status to Huron (SD)

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League, Inc.’s Board of Directors has considered and unanimously approved an application for Affiliate Status for the City of Huron, South Dakota. Continue reading

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Ballpark Development MOU Expires in Jackson (MI)

Frontier League logoPro baseball isn’t coming to Jackson (MI) any time soon, as plans to develop a baseball stadium at the Jackson County Fairgrounds have fallen through without a naming rights partner.  Read more here.

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

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A’s President Talks New Ballpark with Players, Millions to be Spent on Site Selection

Oakland A's LogoDave Kaval had a new audience Sunday when he talked about his vision for a new Oakland A’s ballpark – A’s players themselves.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, owner John Fisher is reportedly investing millions of dollars in finding the best place to build a new ballpark in Oakland, underscoring the A’s commitment to the Bay Area city.  Read more here.

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Angels Will Remain at Ballpark for Foreseeable Future

Los Angeles Angels LogoIn his first news conference since October 2015, Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno said Saturday that his team is staying at Angel Stadium for the foreseeable future.  Read more here.

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Deal to Sell Marlins in the Works

Miami Marlins New LogoSources report that Miami Marlins president David Samson has said that there is a $1.6 billion “handshake agreement” for the MLB team.  Current owner Jeffrey Loria paid $158 million for the baseball team in 2002.  Read more here.  Loria gets skewered here and here.

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Petersburg Generals Heading to Macon?

Petersburg Generals LogoDocuments show the Petersburg Generals (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) could be relocating to Macon (GA).  Read more here.

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Group Eyeing Lubbock for MiLB Franchise

Minor League Baseball LogoDavid Nelson, the President of the South Paw Sports and Entertainment, is making his first pitch to bring a Minor League Baseball team to Lubbock (TX).  Read more here.

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