Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

6,000 New Housing Units Part of A’s Latest Ballpark Offer

The Oakland Athletics badly need a new ballpark.  Their latest offer is to build 6,001 homes in Oakland — one for themselves along the waterfront, the rest for a city desperately in need of housing.  Read more here.

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Former Safeco Field Goes Magenta, T-Mobile Signage Installed

T-Mobile has a 25-year contract to have its name on the stadium, which had been known as Safeco Field since 1999. View photos here and here.

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Best Giveaways for Each MLB Team

As we close in on Opening Day, MLB contributing editor Will Leitch takes a look at the best ballpark giveaways for each team during the 2019 season.  Read more here.

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Talking Downtown Ballpark in KC

The city of Kansas City (MO) is funding a study of at least four potential sites for a downtown baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals, according to documents obtained by The Kansas City Star.  Read more here.

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A’s Tweak Ballpark Design

The Oakland Athletics have released updated renderings of the proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal. The team said it tweaked the design of the original boxy structure to provide better views of the bay and Oakland and after getting feedback from fans and public officials.  Read more here.

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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.

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$57 Million Makeover Approved for Mets Spring Training Home

New York Mets spring training will remain in St. Lucie County (FL) for the next 25 years after the County Commission Tuesday approved a $57 million renovation of First Data Field.  Read more here.

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