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51s Hope to Move Into New Ballpark by 2019

The process to procure a new stadium for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) has been long and complicated with a timetable that continually has been pushed back.  But for now, team leaders seem optimistic that the team could move into a new stadium next to the Vega Golden Knights’ (NHL) practice facility by the 2019 season.  Read more here.

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51s Looking to Restart New Stadium Talks

Las Vegas 51s LogoFor months, planning for a new stadium and the relocation of the Oakland Raiders have dominated Las Vegas news.  But another team in town is looking to restart new stadium talks.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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No Sin City Help for Proposed 51s Ballpark in Summerlin

Las Vegas 51s LogoBecause the proposed new ballpark for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League) is slated for the planned community of Summerlin outside the city limits of Las Vegas, it is unlikely that public dollars from Sin City will be made available for the project.  According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman made the following three suggestions: Continue reading

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Unions Protest Summerlin Ballpark Plan

Las Vegas 51s LogoUnions used the PGA event at TPC Summerlin on Saturday morning to protest the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s’ (Pacific Coast League) proposal to build a new ballpark in Summerlin using public funds.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Fun, Mascot Memories

Tucson Sidewinders MarkKingman Daily sports reporter Rodney Haas takes a look the fun of minor-league baseball and reflects on his time as a mascot for the departed Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders (Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Mayor Wants 51s to Stay Downtown

Las Vegas 51s LogoLas Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman says she is in favor of the new owners of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League) renovating Cashman Field or rebuilding the stadium in its current location, but the group’s current plan is to abandon their downtown location in favor of a new suburban ballpark in the nearby Summerlin.  Read more here.

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Albuquerque Offers Lessons for New Owners of 51s?

Las Vegas 51s LogoAlbuquerque Isotopes LogoLas Vegas Review-Journal reporter Alan Snel takes a look at the revival of professional baseball in Albuquerque  (NM) with the success of the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes (Pacific Coast League) and suggests the situation there offers lessons for the new owners of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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