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P-Nats, Fredericksburg Break Ground on New Ballpark

Sunday morning’s clouds and rain gave way to sun and warmth just in time for a groundbreaking ceremony for Fredericksburg Baseball’s new stadium.  The $35 million privately funded ballpark is scheduled to be completed in time for the 2020 season.  Read more here.

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Council Grants P-Nats Extra Ballpark Time

The company that owns the Potomac Nationals minor league baseball team has been granted an extra inning to get all the approvals it needs to build its proposed $35 million, multipurpose stadium in Celebrate Virginia South.  Read more here.

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Fredericksburg City Council to Address Ballpark Issues Tuesday Night

The Potomac Nationals’ (Single-A, Carolina League) still face a few hurdles before their proposed $35 million stadium can be built in Fredericksburg (VA), including getting City Council to make changes to the city’s comprehensive land-use plan, approve realignment of the right of way in Celebrate Virginia South, and grant a special-use permit for the stadium.  A public hearing on the issues is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23.  Read more here.

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Potomac Nationals Announce New Ballpark Site

PRESS RELEASE – This evening we announced a plan to join the City of Fredericksburg in a Letter of Intent that would ultimately lead to the construction of a state-of-the-art ballpark in Celebrate Virginia just off interstate 95.

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P-Nats Revive New Ballpark Talk in Prince William County

Just a few weeks ago, the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) seemed destined to flee Prince William County (VA) — but the team might yet be able to craft a new stadium deal in the area and avoid the pitfalls of the old arrangement that fell apart in July.  Read more here.

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Next Stop for P-Nats

Now that a ballpark deal for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) is apparently dead, where will the team go?  Owner Art Silber says he wants to keep the team in Northern Virginia. Loudoun County supervisor Ron Meyer reportedly said the team is more than welcome there.  Spotsylvania County is a possibility.  Arlington County is out, but Alexandria is a potential option.  Read more here.

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No Deal for P-Nats Ballpark, Silber to Explore Other Options

A proposed stadium deal that would have kept the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) has apparently fallen through, and Art Silber, the team’s owner, says he’ll start exploring other options.  Read more here and view renderings here.

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