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New Pawtucket Ballpark: The Art of the Lease

When the state, city and team sit down together to hammer out that lease, the team will have in its corner Larry Lucchino, whose decades of expertise building Major League Baseball stadiums spans the nation. The city and state had better be on their game… Read more 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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PawSox Abandon Targeted Ballpark Site in Providence, Will Explore Other Options

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have officially abandoned their quest to build a ballpark on part of the former I-195 land in Providence (RI).  According to PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino, the team will now consider all other options and proposals, including potential other site locations in Providence.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Kennedy to Take Over for Lucchino as Red Sox President

Red Sox SocksBoston Red Sox chief operating officer Sam Kennedy will lead the franchise as president when Larry Lucchino steps down (voluntarily?) as president/CEO to devote his time to the proposed ballpark in Providence (RI) for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more and watch videos here.  Read story here without the spin.  Read latest about the Providence project here and here.

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PawSox Pitch Ballpark to State Commission

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyA ballpark in downtown Providence (RI) would be an economic catalyst for the city, according to the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), but members of a state commission cast doubt Monday on the benefits of a new stadium.  Read more here

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Talking Ballpark Technology at Sports Business Summit

Bloomberg Sports Business Summit LogoLarry Lucchino, President and CEO, Boston Red Sox, appeared on a panel called “The Stadium of the Future” during the Bloomberg Sports Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 4.  He talked about the information revolution and the impact of technology on the stadium experience.  Read more here.

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Fenway to Stay Put for Next 30-50 Years

After $285 million in renovations to Fenway Park since 2002, Boston Red Sox team president Larry Lucchino stated over the weekend during his State of the Red Sox address that the old park should live on for the next 30-50 years.  This doesn’t necessarily mean that the team will continue to play at Fenway until 2061, but it’s apparently the life expectancy of the nearly 100-year-old Continue reading

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