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Las Vegas Ballpark Construction on Track

Heavy machinery is changing the Las Vegas skyline.  In Summerlin, mounds of dirt are giving way to a brand-new baseball park for the expected-to-be-renamed Las Vegas 51s ((Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).   The new stadium is set to become a crown jewel in the area.  Watch news report here.

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The Las Vegas Aviators?

The Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) first announced plans to rebrand for next season in April.  Now, one of the frontrunners appears to have been identified.  The owners of the team have filed 20 different trademarks applications for what appears to be a potential new name for the club — the Las Vegas Aviators.  Read more here.

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51s Receive 2,500 Name-the-Team Contest Entries

An entirely new era is set to be ushered in for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  After this season, the Triple-A baseball team will not only move to a new stadium, it will feature a new Major League Baseball team affiliation with a new team name.  Read more here.

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Las Vegas Ballpark Construction on Track, ‘Name the Team Sweepstakes’ Underway

Construction of Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV) is underway and on track for next season.  Read more and view photos here.  Meanwhile, the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) ownership has announced that it will rebrand the team with a name change for the 2019 season.  Read more and watch news report here.  Learn about the “Name the Team Sweepstakes” here.  Submit your name choice here.

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51s Break Ground on New Ballpark

Construction on the new ballpark for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) is officially underway.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site in Summerlin (NV) on Friday to mark a new era for the franchise that has played its games at now-outdated Cashman Field since it opened in 1983.  The new stadium is expected to open in 2019.  Read more and watch video here.

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Las Vegas Ballpark Groundbreaking Set for Feb. 23

The Howard Hughes Corporation will break ground on the new, $150-million ballpark in Summerlin (NV) for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) on Feb. 23.  Read more here.  The ballpark will be located near City National Arena, the practice facility for the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights.

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Vegas Mayor Concerned New 51s Ballpark Will Hinder Quest for MLB

A new minor league ballpark in Downtown Summerlin would provide an obstacle for Major League Baseball if it wanted to relocate to Las Vegas, Mayor Carolyn Goodman said.  Read more here.

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