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Kingsport Mayoral Candidates Discuss Proposed Ballpark

More than three years have passed since the birth of the One Kingsport initiative, a five-year roadmap aimed at making the Model City the premiere place to live, work and raise a family in the Tri-Cities.  In the second of a five-part series, the Times-News asked the candidates running for mayor and aldermen in the upcoming city election their thoughts about the proposal. Here are their replies:  Read more here.

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City Considers New Ballpark for K-Mets

City leaders in Kingsport will consider the possibility of a brand new minor league baseball stadium Tuesday.  The new stadium would replace Hunter Wright Stadium, where the Kingsport Mets (Rookie, Appalachian League) currently play. Read more here.

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New Ballpark Initiative on Deck in Kingsport

Building a new minor league baseball stadium in downtown Kingsport (TN) for the Kingsport Mets (Rookie, Appalachian League) is now the main focus of the One Kingsport initiative.  It essentially takes the place of the outdoor venue idea and expands upon it.  Read more here.

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Paupeck Named GM of Kingsport Mets

Kingsports MetsPRESS RELEASE – The St. Lucie Mets have announced long-time employee Brian Paupeck has been named the General Manager of the Kingsport Mets. Paupeck, who served as the team’s Manager of Food and Beverage Operations for 10 years, will run the day-to-day operations in Kingsport. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Hunter Wright Stadium (Kingsport, TN)

LittleBallparks.com visits Hunter Wright Stadium, home of the Rookie-level Kingsport Mets (Appalachian League).  View photos here.

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Appy West Tour Begins: Kingsport and Elizabethton Up First

Nate Hubbard from TriCities.com begins his tour of the five ballparks in the West Division of the Rookie Appalachian League with Hunter Wright Stadium, home of the Kingsport (TN) Mets, and John O’Brien Field, home of the Elizabethton (TN) Twins.  Read more here and here, respectively.

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