Tag Archives: Cohen Stadium

Amicable Lease Termination for Diablos

El Paso Diablos LogoThe El Paso (TX) City Council on Tuesday will consider approving an agreement reached between the city and the indy pro El Paso Diablos (American Association) for early termination of the club’s lease at Cohen Stadium.  Under the terms of the deal, the Diablos will receive about $300,000, which includes a fee to promote the coming Triple-A team at Cohen through the rest of this baseball season.  Read more here.

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Tribe Seeks to Buy Stadium, Keep Diablos in El Paso

The Tigua Tribe, which owns the indy pro El Paso Diablos (American Association), is seeking to buy Cohen Stadium from the City of El Paso, which could arguably neutralize a non-compete clause contained in the city’s agreement with MountainStar Sports Group preventing the Diablos from operating at Cohen, if the group brings a Triple-A club to town.  Read more here.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Baseball in El Paso

Bret Bloomquist from the El Paso Times takes a look at the past, present, and future of professional baseball in El Paso (TX). Local Jim Paul, former owner of the Double-A El Paso Diablos, highly regrets ever selling the team, Ventura Sports Groups still have the indy pro American Association’s Diablos on the block, and some in El Paso still dream of bringing back affiliated ball with Continue reading

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Commissioners Approve Beer Sales for Pupfish

Despite opposition voiced by three passionate citizens on Tuesday night, the Alamagordo City Commission unanimously approved beer sales at Griggs Sports Complex, where the start-up Pecos League’s White Sands Pupfish will begin play in May.  Read more here.  On an interesting side note, the Roswell (NM) Invaders and Las Cruces (NM) Vaqueros from the Pecos will each play an exhibition Continue reading

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