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Lefties Get Five-Year Ballpark Lease Extension

The Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) open their season today with optimism and the assurance that Civic Field will be their ballpark through 2024.  Read more here.

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LaGrave Saved, Fort Worth Cats to Return

PRESS RELEASE – In an effort to return baseball to historic LaGrave Field, a non-profit foundation agreed to pay the Tarrant Regional Water District an upfront, 10-year market-rate lease for the facility that also includes a commitment by the group to spend $3 million on renovations to the minor league baseball field.

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Could Chick-fil-A Controversy Lead to Jumpstart in San Antonio Ballpark Talks?

On May 4, San Antonio voters will elect a new mayor, and the election has become a proxy contest for a Chick-fil-A controversy. Incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg, who supports barring the company at the San Antonio airport, faces City Councilman Greg Brockhouse, who wants to reverse the City Council decision to do so.  Read about the controversy hereRead more here.  How does this relate to a potential new ballpark for the  San Antonio Missions (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League)?   Nirenberg has been less enthusiastic about city involvement in a new ballpark than Brockhouse.  Read more here.  If the Chick-fil-Aers  come out to vote, it could turn the ballpark tide for the Missions.

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Pawtucket Receives Six Proposals for Use of McCoy Stadium

Professional soccer, minor-league baseball and a family entertainment center are among the six proposals submitted for the reuse of McCoy Stadium, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the City of Pawtucket announced in a press release Friday morning.  Read more here.  View press release here.

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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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