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P-Nats Once Step Closer to New Ballpark in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg (VA) is one step closer to becoming the home of the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League).  The city council unanimously voted Tuesday to approve the Nationals’ letter of intent for a state-of-the-art ballpark in the Celebrate Virginia development, just off Interstate 95.  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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Fayetteville Uniforms, Stadium Will Sport Black, Gray and Red Colors

Black, gray and red will be the colors of Fayetteville’s (NC) Minor League baseball team, and at the request of the Houston Astros, Fayetteville’s baseball stadium will be decorated to match.  Read more here.

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NBA Star Chris Paul Buys Minority Share of Dash

Officials with the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) announced Tuesday that NBA star Chris Paul will become a minority owner of the minor-league baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Budget for New Fayetteville Ballpark Set at $37.8 Million

Fayetteville’s minor league baseball stadium has a $37.8 million budget, public officials said at a Fayetteville City Council meeting this week.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Delays Release of Final Price Tag for Ballpark

During meeting on Feb. 21, members of the City Council said the guaranteed maximum price of Fayetteville’s new baseball stadium would be revealed during the Baseball Committee meeting on March 7.  The release of the final price tag has now been pushed out until March 19.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Signing Ceremony Held in Fayetteville

During a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council members and county commissioners signed on the dotted line to an interlocal agreement that gives both a big financial stake in the baseball stadium being built downtown.  Read more here.

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