Former Portland Trail Blazers broadcaster Mike Barrett is part of a management group leading the charge to secure financing for a stadium and bring Major League Baseball to Portland (OR). Read more here. Where might a stadium be built?
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It is proving harder than expected to put together the land needed for a Tampa Bay Rays ballpark near downtown Tampa, and now local officials are exploring another option in the West Shore area. Read more here.
The playing surface at Safeco Field is being completely replaced. The offseason project is the first replacement of the ballpark’s original surface, installed in the spring of 1999. Read more here.
Atlanta Braves groundsman Nigel Talton has become a viral celebrity for his alter ego “The Freeze.” His superpower? Being super fast and embarrassing fans that think they’ve got speed around the warning track of SunTrust Park. Read more here.
The president of the Oakland A’s said he envisions a ballpark that would open to Lake Merritt, the Tribune Tower and the Oakland hills — a picture-perfect postcard of the city’s best features. Read more here.
The city of Kansas City (MO) is reportedly funding a study of at least four potential sites for a downtown baseball stadium for the Kansas City Royals. Read more and watch video here.