Tag Archives: Glendale

No Sports Authority Money for Cactus League Complexes?

Cactus League LogoGlendale and Goodyear (AZ) may not receive any of the $100 million-plus in repayments the cities were promised for Cactus League baseball complexes, because tax revenue used to pay them continues to fall below original projections.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Camelback Ranch (Glendale, AZ)

Baseball Road Trip visits Camelback Ranch (Glendale, AZ), the spring home for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox.  Read review and view photos here.

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Glendale Swimming in Ballpark, Sports District Debt

The economy and a number of other challenges have put the City of Glendale (AZ) in a serious financial pickle.  Last year alone, the city had to borrow $13 million to pay $31 million in debt payments for a sports district that includes a hockey arena for the struggling Phoenix Coyotes, Camelback Ranch Glendale spring training facility, conference center, media center, and parking garage.  The Continue reading

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Riviera to Bring Summer Collegiate Team to Glendale

Restauranteur and former MLB scout Tony Riviera plans to announce today that he is bringing a new California Collegiate League franchise to Glendale (CA).  The club’s name, logo, and uniforms are also expected to be unveiled.  The team will play at Stengel Field, which was named after famed New York Yankee manager Casey Stengel, who lived in Glendale before he passed in 1975.  Read more here.

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