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El Paso to Consider Plan for $1.2 Million in Capital Projects for Ballpark

The El Paso (TX) City Council on Tuesday will consider approving the updated five-year plan for capital projects at Southwest University Park, which is owned by the city and leased by MountainStar — the owners of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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El Paso to End Ballpark Subsidies Two Years Early

El Paso (TX) City officials are now predicting they should be able to stop dipping into the general fund to subsidize debt payments for Southwest University Park by 2021.  That is two years earlier than predicted.  Read more here.

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Taylor Promoted to VP of MountainStar Sports Group

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadPRESS RELEASE – The El Paso Chihuahuas’ Brad Taylor has been promoted to Vice President of MountainStar Sports Group and the Chihuahuas. Taylor, who has been with the Chihuahuas since May 2013, will continue to serve as general manager and oversee the team’s ticket sales, corporate partnership sales, guest services, community programs, operations, marketing and merchandising. Continue reading

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Refinancing El Paso Ballpark Debt: Better than Expected Savings

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadThe decision to refinance some of the bonds to build Southwest University Park, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), could reportedly save taxpayers nearly $11 million than originally expected back in 2013.  Read more here.

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Chihuahuas to Host 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadPRESS RELEASE – The El Paso Chihuahuas are excited to announce that they will once again host a premier Minor League Baseball event as the 32nd edition of the Triple-A Baseball All-Star Game comes to Southwest University Park in July of 2019 in a nationally televised game. A date and time will be announced in the future. Continue reading

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San Antonio Gets Ballpark Advice from L.A. Dodgers

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoL.A. Dodgers executive Janet Marie Smith and El Paso city manager Joyce Wilson were in San Antonio Tuesday to speak at a luncheon with local architects and tour potential sites for a new ballpark that would lure the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) to downtown.  Read more here.

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Chihuahuas Hold KISS Night

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadIn case you missed it, the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) celebrated the rock band KISS last Saturday night with special jerseys and KISS-related on-field entertainment and fun.  Read more here about KISS Night and other promos via Benjamin Hill’s Promo Watch.

El Paso Chihuahuas KISS

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