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Goodyear Managing Ballpark Financials Without AZSTA Funding

Arizona Diamondbacks LogoCincinnati Reds LogoIn the shadow of reports that the financial situation of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZSTA) could prevent the city of Goodyear (AZ) from receiving committed reimbursements from the organization for the construction of Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear finance director Larry Lange has issued a public statement assuring residents that the city is financially okay without the payments.  Read statement here.

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Spring Training Ballpark Debt

Chicago White Sox LogoDodgers LogoAs MLB teams head home shortly from spring training to prepare for their regular-season openers, a lack of development and uncertain funding from the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority could leave Glendale and Cleveland Indians LogoGoodyear (AZ) in tough financial spots after backing the construction of new spring-training ballparks.  Read more here.Cincinnati Reds Logo

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Goodyear Ballpark Wins Two National Awards

PRESS RELEASE – Goodyear Ballpark received two awards from the International Festivals & Events Association, including the 2011 Pinnacle Gold Award for Best Overall Sponsorship for the third consecutive year since first participating in the competition in 2009. Continue reading

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Zizzy, Other Mascot Friends Converge on Chase Field to Celebrate D. Baxter’s Birthday

Goodyear Ballpark‘s mascot Zizzy and other team mascots in Arizona visited Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, to celebrate D. Baxter Bobcat‘s birthday.  D. Baxter has been the Diamondbacks’ mascot since 2000.  Zizzy was modeled after “The Ziz,” the $450,000 baseball-themed fiberglass sculture sitting outside of Goodyear Ballpark.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Goodyear Ballpark (Goodyear, AZ)

Digital Ballparks visits Goodyear Ballpark, the spring home for the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds.  Read more and view photos here.

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