The Anaheim City Council on Friday approved a $325 million sale of Angel Stadium. The decision is one of a three-step proposal that would see the Angels play in Anaheim through 2050. It also includes potential development around the stadium and community benefits. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Los Angeles Angels
Beyond Angels, a “Flurry of Interest” in Long Beach Waterfront Site
Should Los Angeles Angels owner Art Moreno decide to keep his Major League Baseball team in Anaheim, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia is not too concerned, as he thinks he might be able to induce another sports owner to take a look at the 13-acre waterfront site being offered up to the Angels. Read more here. Read the latest about the Angels here.
Filed under League & Franchise, Market & Location
Pondering the Value of Angel Stadium, Hosting the Angels
Angel Stadium has been an expensive asset that has yielded little profit for Anaheim over the past two decades, according to recently released city data. But city spokesman Mike Lyster has a take that goes beyond the numbers. Read more here.
Filed under Money & Financials, Stadium Issues
‘Los Angeles Angels’ Name Here to Stay
As the Angels prepare to negotiate a potential new lease with the city of Anaheim (CA), the team would like to make one thing perfectly clear: The team name will remain the Los Angeles Angels. Read more here.
Filed under Branding & Marketing
No Kicking Angels Out of Angel Stadium
The one-year ballpark lease extension the council approved with the Los Angeles Angels in January didn’t mean the current lease would expire when the extension does. As a result, the Angels could choose between a new or renovated stadium in Anaheim, a proposed waterfront ballpark in Long Beach, or simply play out their current lease, which extends through 2029. Read more here.
Potential $1 Billion Price Tag for Proposed Angels Ballpark in Long Beach
A waterfront ballpark to attract the Los Angeles Angels to Long Beach CA) could cost more than $1.1 billion, and the city has received a study that explores options for paying some or all of that cost, according to city documents released Monday night. Read more here.
Angels to Explore Possible Development Around Ballpark
Ahead of their negotiations with the city of Anaheim (CA) to sign a long-term ballpark lease, the Los Angeles Angels have hired a real estate consulting firm to explore development on the 150-acre Angel Stadium site in the city’s growing Platinum Triangle. Read more here.
Long Beach Waterfront Ballpark for the Angels?
Half a century after the now-Los Angeles Angels passed on a chance to move to Long Beach (CA), the city has approached the MLB franchise to gauge interest in a new ballpark on a waterfront site. Read more here.
Angels, City Will Buy Negotiating Time with One-Year Lease Extension
The Los Angeles Angels and the city of Anaheim (CA) are expected to agree to a one-year extension of the team’s lease at Angel Stadium, which would keep the team in Anaheim through the 2020 season. Read more here.
Angels Opt Out of Ballpark Lease
The Los Angeles Angels opted out of their lease with the city of Anaheim (CA) on Tuesday, setting the stage for another round of negotiations over whether the team remains in their longtime host city or finds a new home elsewhere in Southern California. Read more here.
Filed under Lease & Contracts, Market & Location
Angel Stadium Getting New Video Boards
Brookings (SD)-based Daktronics is building a massive set of video boards for the Los Angeles Angels ballpark, including a 9,500 square-feet display in right field, which will be the third largest in Major League Baseball. Read more and view renderings here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media
NFL Eagles to Practice at Angel Stadium
Thanks to back-to-back West coast games, the Philadelphia Eagles are staying in Los Angeles all week instead of returning home to Philly. As such, they need a place to practice and it’ll be a Major League Baseball stadium. Check it out, Angel Stadium of Anaheim lined for football: Read more and view photo here.
Filed under Conference & Events, Stadium Issues
Angels Will Remain at Ballpark for Foreseeable Future
In his first news conference since October 2015, Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno said Saturday that his team is staying at Angel Stadium for the foreseeable future. Read more here.
Filed under League & Franchise, Stadium Issues
Angels Contemplating Future, May Play Out Lease
After more than three years of debating whether to negotiate a new lease in Anaheim (CA) or move to a new ballpark elsewhere, the Los Angeles Angels might do neither. Read more here.
BayBears, Angels Agree to PDC
PRESS RELEASE – The Mobile BayBears and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have announced a new two-year player development contract that will begin with the 2017 season. Los Angeles is the third parent club the BayBears have been affiliated with since joining the Southern League in 1997 (San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks). Continue reading
Bees, Angels Extend PDC
PRESS RELEASE – The Salt Lake Bees and Los Angeles Angels announced today the extension of their Player Development Contract through the 2018 season. The new contract adds two years to the previous affiliation agreement that was renewed in May of 2014. The Bees have been the top affiliate of the Angels since 2001. Continue reading
Angels End Lease Talks with Anaheim
Frustrated by a lack of progress more than a year after both sides ratified an agreement, the Los Angeles Angels ended talks with the city of Anaheim (CA) regarding a new lease for their 48-year-old ballpark. Read more here. More thoughts from Deadspin here.
Filed under Lease & Contracts, Market & Location, Stadium Issues
Ballpark Quirks: Angel Stadium of Anaheim’s Disney Connection
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Angel Stadium of Anaheim’s Disney connection. Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Ballpark Visits, Stadium Issues
Angels Talk with Irvine Property Developer
The Los Angeles Angels, frustrated by talks with Anaheim over plans to keep the team at Angel Stadium, have met with the developer of the Orange County Great Park property to see whether the construction of a new ballpark might be feasible on the Irvine site. Read more here.
Angels Owner Explores Ballpark Options with Tustin Officials
Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno reportedly met with officials from the City of Tustin (CA) last week to discuss the possibility of building a new baseball stadium. One potential site would be the decommissioned Marine Corps Air Station. Read more here.
66ers, Angels Extend PDC
PRESS RELEASE – The Inland Empire 66ers reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Angels to remain the Halos representative in the California League through the end of the 2014 season. The affiliation between the two clubs began in February of 2011. Since that time, San Manuel Stadium has become a sea of red during 66ers Continue reading
Angels Partner with 4G Provider to Add Technology Amenity
Bored between innings? Need to distract or entertain family members, so you can actually watch the game? The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have partnered with T-Mobile to rent 4G-powered tablets to fans at Angel Stadium. For $10, game goers can surf the web, watch movies, or peruse the included digital game-day program on a T-Mobile G-Slate or Samsung Galaxy Tab. Read more here.
Filed under Amenities & Features