Tag Archives: Las Vegas (NV)

Speculating About MLB in Vegas

It was reported earlier this summer that officials in Henderson (NV) were quietly trying to lure the Arizona Diamondbacks from Phoenix (AZ), where efforts to build a new major league ballpark have stalled. And that was before Las Vegas Ballpark was christened and the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) began obliterating attendance records.  Read more here.

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Henderson Tried to Bring Diamondbacks to Vegas Area

Last year, Henderson (NV) officials quietly began a push to lure the Arizona Diamondbacks from the team’s Phoenix home to their city. Although discussions have stalled, the move signals Henderson’s desire to grow as a professional sports-caliber city.  Read more here.

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Mock Tours, Reviews New Vegas Ballpark

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com was in Summerlin (NV) recently to tour the new $100-million ballpark that opened last week for the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 5,800 words and three-dozen photographs covering everything from the ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read review and view photos here.

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Aviators Open New Ballpark in Front of 11,036, Introduce Mascots

The Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) opened their new ballpark in Summerlin (NV) Tuesday night in front of a crowd of 11,036. They also introduced two new mascots — Spruce the Goose and Mr. Aviator. Read more and watch news report here. Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com is in Vegas to experience the stadium, so we expect some great professional coverage from his visit. Stay tuned!

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Aviators Host Media Day, Food and Beverage a Cut Above the Rest


The Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) held media day at the new Las Vegas Ballpark on Tuesday.  Read more and watch news report here.  Meanwhile, Celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis is playing a starring role in a food and beverage lineup worthy of the majors.  Read more here.

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New Las Vegas Ballpark Now Has Grass

Grass was laid down at the Las Vegas Ballpark Thursday, just weeks before the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) are scheduled to start playing there.  Opening day is April 9 when the Aviators will play Sacramento at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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Drone Footage of Las Vegas Ballpark Construction

Drone footage captured the latest updates of the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin.  The big update, as of March 7, includes large signage above where the biggest video scoreboard in minor league baseball will reside.  Read more and watch video here.  The biggest news though, might be $2 beer nights at the new stadium:

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