Category Archives: Market & Location

Top-Five Locations for Tampa Bay Rays Ballpark Not Available

According to principal owner Stuart Sternberg, the Tampa Bay Rays’ top-five choices for a new stadium — three in Tampa and two in St. Petersburg — are unavailable.  That may push the team’s time line for finding a new site from August to the end of 2017.  Read more here.

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WBC Performance Energizes Campaign for First Regulation Ballpark in Israel

Plans to build the first regulation baseball stadium in Israel have gathered steam in the wake of Team Israel’s surprisingly strong performance in the World Baseball Classic.  Read more here.

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Kaval: A’s Committed to Making New Ballpark Site Announcement in 2017

Speaking with members of Bay Area media, Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval said the location of a new stadium for the team is on schedule for announcement this year.  He also talked about improving the overall fan experience at the A’s existing home, including lower beer prices and better food, a larger assortment of merchandise, and doing a better job of honoring the A’s rich baseball history.  Read more here.

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Pawtucket Mayor Talks New Ballpark Location

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Don Grebien said Friday the old Apex site in his city is the frontrunner for a potential new ballpark to replace the aging McCoy Stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Downtown Site Proposed for New Legends Ballpark

Grand Slam Development has proposed turning a 17-acre parking lot across the street from Rupp Arena into a mixed-use development.  This would include a new baseball stadium that would be home to the Lexington Legends (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more and watch news report here.  View rendering here.

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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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