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Police Department Relocates to ‘Pink Elephant’

Homestead Sports Complex LogoThe spring-training facility built in Homestead (FL) to house the Cleveland Indians before it was decimated by Hurricane Andrew and left abandoned by MLB even after it was rebuilt, is now the home to the Homestead Police Department.  The police are moving out of their old headquarters this week and into a temporary station inside the Homestead Sports Complex.  Read more here.  Read more about the Homestead ballpark here.

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“Pink Elephant” A Symbol of What Might Have Been

As developing Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac spins toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti, some can’t help but think about what might have been if monster Hurricane Andrew hadn’t decimated newly-built Homestead Sports Complex 21 years ago before the Cleveland Indians moved in.   The spring-training facility was rebuilt in 1993, but the Indians had already gone elsewhere, and no Continue reading

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