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Alliance Bank Stadium to Become NBT Bank Stadium?

Syracuse Chiefs Secondary Logo SmallAlliance Banks announced in October that it has been acquired by Norwich (CT)-based NBT Bank.  Along with changing the branding on all the bank’s branches, Onondaga County (NY) officials are expected to announce on Wednesday a name change for Alliance Bank Stadium, home to the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League).  Read more here.

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New Vendor Brings New Tastes to Ballpark

Ovations Food Services, the new concessions vendor for the The Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League), is raising the food bar at Alliance Bank Stadium.  Read more and view video here.

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Chiefs Extend Lease with Option to Buy

Onondaga County lawmakers have signed off on a lease extension with the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League) that allows the team to continue to use Alliance Bank Stadium for the next 11 years, with an option to buy the facility for $3 million within the next two years.  The ballpark was originally built for $30 million in 1997.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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New Chiefs Lease to Include Option to Buy

The new lease on deck for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League) to use Alliance Bank Stadium. would include an option to buy the 15-year-old ballpark for $3.05 million, if approved by Onondaga County at a meeting on Feb. 7.  The original cost to build the stadium was $29.5 million.  Read more and view news clip here.

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Onondaga County Seeking New Baseball Stadium Operator

Onondaga County (Syracuse, NY) is seeking a buyer or manager for Alliance Bank Stadium, home of the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League). A solicitation letter reportedly went out to nine entities, including some of the world’s largest venue management companies. As a side note, the ballpark lease with the Chiefs runs out this year. The county intends to negotiate a new Continue reading

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