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IronPigs to be ‘Whiz Kids’ Thursday Night, Will Sport Special Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – The IronPigs will change their name to the “Whiz Kids” for “Salute to Philadelphia Night” on Thursday, June 29 at 7:05 p.m., paying homage to both the Phillies’ legendary 1950 team and Philly’s love affair with all things Cheesesteaks, including Cheese Whiz! Continue reading

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‘Turn Back the Clock Night’ Tonight in Norfolk

The Norfolk Tides (Triple-A, International League) will be holding “Turn Back the Clock Night” Tuesday night and will sport Norfolk Tars jerseys and offer 50-cent hot dogs, sodas and popcorn.  Read more here.

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Rhode Island Governor to Support PawSox Ballpark Legislation

Gov. Gina Raimondo said Monday that she supports new legislation to be introduced Tuesday about how the state, city and Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) would finance a new baseball stadium because it addresses her concerns about whether Pawtucket (RI) would backstop its financial commitment if anticipated revenues fall short.  Read more here.

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No PawSox Ballpark Deal for this Legislative Session

Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio announced Tuesday his chamber will not take up the latest Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) baseball stadium proposal before lawmakers finish their session next month, though he is open to taking it up this fall.  Read more and watch news report here.

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PawSox, City Unveil Ballpark Financing Plans

Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) Chairman Larry Lucchino and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien say they’ve built the framework of an agreement for financing an $83-million baseball stadium at the Apex department store site.  Read more and watch news report here.  Read more about Lucchino’s latest legacy plans here.

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Governor Caps Potential State Funding for New PawSox Ballpark

State, city and Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) negotiators will not say how much each might commit to building a new stadium in Pawtucket (RI), but the governor clearly has a ceiling on the state’s contribution: $35 million.  Read more here

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Pawtucket Ballpark Study Yields Better-Than-Expected Results

The city and state could see a combined $130 million in fiscal benefits over 30 years if a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) is built at the Apex Department Store site on Main Street and development happens around it.  A spokesman for Mayor Donald Grebien said the study yielded surprising results.  Read more here.

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