The Chicago Tribune’s Colleen Kane, Mark Gonzales and Paul Sullivan have ranked all 30 MLB ballparks based on their neighborhood surroundings. Read more here.
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday mentioned mentioned a short list of viable expansion cities, including Portland (OR), Las Vegas (NV), Charlotte (NC) and Nashville (TN) in the U.S., as well as Montreal (QC) and maybe Vancouver (BC) in Canada. Long term, locations in Mexico are on the exploratory list. Read more here.
Traditional tickets — even mobile tickets that have replaced printed versions — at stadiums across the country could soon become a thing of the past. MLB and CLEAR have teamed up to implement biometric ticketing at select stadiums across the country that will allow fans to use their fingerprints — and eventually facial recognition — to enter the stadium on game day. Read more here.
During a radio appearance Monday, Portland Diamond Project managing director Mike Barrett said if all goes well, the acquisition of a property for a new baseball stadium could be announced in four to six weeks. Read more here.
Major League Baseball is celebrating the 113th Midnight Sun Game today by organizing an unprecedented 24 hours of Play Ball events around this year’s game in Fairbanks (AK) in cooperation with the Alaska Goldpanners (Summer Collegiate Alaska Baseball League). Read more here.
— Rick Riccobono (@riccobonoUSA) June 21, 2018