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Mayor, Flying Squirrels, VCU Announce Ballpark Agreement

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe City of Richmond (VA) has announced a new agreement between the city, the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League), and Virginia Commonwealth University that will commit the minor league team to stay in Richmond for a minimum of 30 years once a new ballpark is constructed.  Read more here.  Read press release here.  Watch “Baseball on the Boulevard” video here.

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Squirrels, City, and VCU Targeting New Location for Stadium

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) and Mayor Dwight C. Jones are back on speaking terms and, according to a joint statement Tuesday, working together to identify a new location for a baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Debt Interest Savings Could Help Fund New Ballpark

Richmond (VA) Mayor Dwight C. Jones is proposing to refinance a chunk of the city’s debt at a lower rate, and use $1.5 million a year in savings to help finance a new ballpark for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels (Eastern League).  Read more here.

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