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Miller Park Stadium Tax Expected to be Retired After 23 Years

Taxpayers in southeastern Wisconsin will be free of paying $30 million a year in a special 0.1% sales and use tax supporting Miller Park, home to the Milwaukee Brewers, under legislation that is expected to pass and be signed into law by the governor.  If approved, the 23-year-old revenue program would be permanently retired beginning Jan. 1, 2020.  Read more here.

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Say Goodbye to Miller Park, Hello to New Naming-Rights Partner

Miller Park signage will disappear from Milwaukee’s baseball stadium after 2020, when Madison (WI)-based American Family Insurance takes over naming rights from MillerCoors.  The deal was announced Tuesday.  Read more here and here.  Not all fans are happy, as 30,000 sign petition opposing any name change.  Read more here.

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Officials Hold ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony for Brewers Spring-Training Facility

The Milwaukee Brewers spring training stadium is getting a makeover.  Construction on the new ballpark took a huge step forward yesterday, as the Milwaukee Brewers, along with representatives from the City of Phoenix, Mortenson and HKS, held a “Topping Out” ceremony in honor of placing the final beam at the Maryvale Baseball Park.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Brewers Break Ground on Maryvale Ballpark Renovations, Pay Tribute to The Sandlot

The Milwaukee Brewers broke ground Tuesday on the Maryvale Baseball Park project in Phoenix (AZ).  Read more and view renderings here.  Meanwhile, the team celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Sandlot movie with the two-minute video below:


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Brewers Announce Spring Training Facility Overhaul

The Milwaukee Brewers will contribute $56-$60 million to an overhaul of the Maryvale Baseball Park complex in time for 2019 Spring Training.  A doubling of clubhouse space, new workout amenities including a massive weight room and a practice field that mimics the dimensions of Miller Park, and significant improvements to the main stadium concourse are planned.  Read more and watch video here.  View more renderings here.

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Brewers Poised to Stay Put in Renovated Spring Training Facility

After exploring Spring Training sites elsewhere, the Brewers are poised to stay put at Maryvale Baseball Park for another quarter century.  On deck is a significant overhaul of the 20-year-old complex.  The Brewers will reportedly foot the $41-$64 million cost for the project.  Read more here and here.

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Pima County Pitches Kino to Brewers

Pima County (AZ) officials sent a 17-page package to the Milwaukee Brewers last week, trying to sell Kino Sports Complex and Kino Stadium as the new spring training home for the team.  Read more here.

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