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RFP Issued for McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment

PRESS RELEASE – The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, in partnership with the City of Pawtucket, issued a request for proposals related to the reuse of McCoy Stadium & Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment.

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Angels to Explore Possible Development Around Ballpark

Ahead of their negotiations with the city of Anaheim (CA) to sign a long-term ballpark lease, the Los Angeles Angels have hired a real estate consulting firm to explore development on the 150-acre Angel Stadium site in the city’s growing Platinum Triangle.  Read more here.

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Braves’ Era at Champion Stadium Ends Next Saturday

Since 1998, the Atlanta Braves have spent their spring training days at Disney World’s Champion Stadium.  This era will come to and end next Saturday, when the Braves will play their final game at the ballpark.  In 2020, the Braves will move their spring operations to North Port (FL).  Read more here.

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No Office Space at New Wichita Ballpark Raises Concerns About Future of NBC World Series

The National Baseball Congress is unsure of its future in a new ballpark after the city tore down Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, the ballpark it played in for eight decades.  Read more here.

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In Search of a New Tenant for McCoy Stadium

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she’s actively trying to recruit a new professional sports team to replace the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) at McCoy Stadium.  Inquiries have reportedly come for the ranks of soccer, baseball and more.  A formal request of proposals document/process for the future use of McCoy Stadium is forthcoming.  Read more  and watch video here.

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Dunedin Blue Jays to Play at Jack Russell Stadium in 2019

After approval from the City of Clearwater (FL) City Council, the Dunedin Blue Jays (Single-A, Florida State League) will be playing their 2019 home games at Jack Russell Stadium. The change comes in the midst of renovations beginning on April 1 at their current home, Dunedin Stadium.  Read more here.

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Edmonton Prospects Propose $3 Million in Upgrades, 25-Year Lease

The Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) are looking to submit a proposal to the City of Edmonton (AB) over the next two weeks outlining around $3 million in upgrades to Remax Field, in exchange for a 25-year lease.  Read more here.

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