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World Series Opponents on the Field, Teammates in Legal Fight Over Spring Training Ballpark

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are preparing to face off in Major League Baseball’s first World Series between teams that share the same spring training complex — the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach (FL).  Off the field, the fall classic opponents are reluctant teammates in a protracted legal fight with the contractors who built their $153 million spring home.  More than three years after the complex opened, at least three companies say they’re still owed millions of dollars.  Read more here.

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It’s ‘Fitteam’ for Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Fitteam, an event brand partnership and organic products firm, has secured the naming rights to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the spring training home of the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros.  Read more here.

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Work Continues on Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

More than a year after the teams’ $152 million shared facility opened, construction still isn’t finished. And it might be June before the city issues a final certificate of occupancy, which will mark the end of a rocky construction process that has faced numerous challenges since work started in November 2015.  Read more here.

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New City Park Finally Taking Shape at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

A new 12-acre park at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches called Lincoln Park — a tribute to the Negro Leagues field in the north end of the city — is expected to open during spring training.  Read more and view photos here.

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A Look at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Houston Astros New LogoWashington Nationals LogoAs anticipation grows around the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Lyssa Goldberg from The Palm Beacher explores how West Palm’s shiny new toy will benefit its neighboring towns — Jupiter to Port St. Lucie — and turn southeast Florida into a spring training hub.  Read more and view photos here.  Watch news report here.  Read here about the first major amateur event scheduled at the facility.

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