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Land Swap Deal to Revive LaGrave Field

LaGrave Field, the former home of the Fort Worth Cats (Independent Professional, United League Baseball/North American League/American Association/Central Baseball League/All-American Association), has been deteriorating for four years.  Now it appears to be getting a new lease on life via a land-swap deal between the Tarrant Regional Water District and the ballpark’s owners, Houston-based Panther Acquisition Partners.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.  Visit Save LaGrave here.

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Future of LaGrave Field Remains Uncertain

Forth Worth Cats LogoAs summer drags on without Fort Worth Cats (Indy Pro, United League) action, civic leaders and baseball fans are scrambling to bring back minor league baseball to LaGrave Field — or risk losing it for good.  Read more here.  Thanks to Jim Smith for LaGrave link.

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Future of LaGrave Field Remains Unclear

Ft. Worth Cats LogoLast fall, the owner of LaGrave Field, Fort Worth Stadium Group LLC led by Houston developer Andrew Schatte, chose not to renew the stadium’s lease with the indy pro Fort Worth Cats (United League) and closed the ballpark down.  As a developer, he bought LaGrave in 2012 in hopes of selling it or swapping it for more surrounding land.  So far, there have been no takers.  Public officials, who have so far rejected the Continue reading

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