A new coalition took to the steps of Oakland City Hall Thursday to formally announce their opposition to the Oakland A’s plan to build a new stadium at the busy Howard Terminal. Read more here. Maritime stakeholders are also turning up the heat in opposition to the A’s ballpark plans. Read more here.
The Oakland Athletics have released updated renderings of the proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal. The team said it tweaked the design of the original boxy structure to provide better views of the bay and Oakland and after getting feedback from fans and public officials. Read more here.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains solidly behind the Oakland A’s efforts to build a stadium, even in the wake of a recent report about hazardous chemicals and the need for costly cleanup at the team’s preferred Howard Terminal site. Read more here. Read about mounting ballpark opposition here.
Prior to Oakland A’s FanFest at Jack London Square on Saturday, the team’s president, Dave Kaval, introduced the newest idea for the future home of the A’s — a gondola service. Read more here.
The proposed Oakland Athletics baseball park to be located at the Port of Oakland is drawing criticism and opposition from maritime stakeholders, but a spokesman for the Oakland Athletics says that many of the industry’s concerns can be addressed. Read more here.
The Oakland A’s have unveiled a “bigger than baseball” mega-ballpark deal that includes a “jewel box” waterfront stadium at Howard Terminal on the city’s waterfront. Read more here. View more renderings here.
The Oakland A’s are on track to announce a tentative deal to build a new ballpark by the end of the year, Dave Kaval, the club’s president, told Boomskie on Baseball, with a solid projection to open by 2023. Read more here.