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Rays May Need to Pony Up $200 Million or More for New Ballpark

Tampa Bay Rays LogoThe Tampa Bay Rays may be asked to put up $200 million or more toward any future stadium in Hillsborough County (FL), or at least a third of the project’s cost, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said Friday.  Read more here.

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Dehler Makes Good on Donation Payment for Ballpark Naming Rights

Jon Dehler, the owner of Fleetwood Gaming Inc. who pledged $1 million for the naming rights to $12.5 million Dehler Park, home of the Rookie-level Billings Mustangs (Pioneer League), is now current on his donation commitment after making a $50,000 payment to the city last week.  It was due on July 1.  Read more here.

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The Inevitable Arrives: Oneonta is Gone from the NYPL

In the last twenty-five years the landscape of the NY-Penn League has changed dramatically as Europe did after World Word I: omitting the small town hamlets that were once staples of the league and pushing the boundaries outside the areas of both New York Continue reading

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Terre Haute Team Identity Percolating on the Cutting Edge

The owners of the new Terre Haute Rex baseball club have an incredible opportunity in their mitts to break new ground in the world of baseball franchise branding and marketing.  If done right, the club’s new moniker could make even the most seasoned top executives in the professional ranks turn their heads. Continue reading


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