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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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Land Purchase in the Works for New Boise Ballpark

Boise Hawks LogoThe managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) ownership group is poised to buy 11 acres in Downtown Boise (ID), part of which he would donate to the city for the construction of a 5,000-seat, multisport stadium and event center.  Read more and view location photos 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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Malden Ballpark Construction Could Begin this Year

Malden MA SealMalden Field of Dreams CEO Alexander Bok told the City Council on Tuesday that construction on a 6,000-seat stadium in downtown Malden (MA) could begin later this year, with first pitch scheduled for spring 2019.  Bok is working to bring an affiliated Minor League Baseball franchise to town.  Read more here.

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Former NFL QB Joe Theisman Helps to Revive Baseball Talks in Loudoun County

Atlantic League LogoFresh attempts to bring minor league baseball to Loudoun appear to be gathering momentum. A new group, which includes former Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman is lending its support to the plans, which could finally see a stadium built in the county.  Read more here.  Are we still talking about an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise?  It’s not clear.

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Royse City Extends MOU with Ballpark Developer

Southwest League Logoroyse-cityDuring its morning meeting on Jan. 24, the Royse City (TX) Community Development Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the ballpark developer’s request to extend its memorandum of understanding (MOU) by six months.  Read more here.

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