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Baseball Winter Meetings Begin Sunday

baseball-winter-meetings-2017-logoThe 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings will take place in National Harbor (MD), Dec. 4-8, at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.  Just south of Washington (DC), National Harbor is a waterfront development located along the Potomac River.  Learn more here.  The annual conference also includes the Trade Show and Job Fair.  The logo work was once again handled by Studio Simon.

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James Taylor to Play Four MLB Ballparks

Major League Baseball LogoJames Taylor and Bonnie Raitt will team up for four shows at various baseball stadiums around the country, beginning with his debut at Washington’s Nationals Park on July 14 and continuing with a return to Chicago’s Wrigley Field, a stop in San Francisco at AT&T Park and a finale close to home at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Read more here and here.

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New Rangers Ballpark to Open Earlier Than Expected

Texas Rangers LogoDays after voters overwhelmingly approved using a half-cent sales tax to help build a new stadium for the Texas Rangers, the mayor said the venue will open a year earlier than expected.  Read more here.

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U.S. Cellular Paid for Early Exit of Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

us-cellular-field-logoU.S. Cellular reportedly paid $13 million to get out of its baseball field naming rights deal with the Chicago White Sox early, freeing up resources it can use in other markets.  Read more here.

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MLB Tapping Into China

Major League Baseball Logochinese-baseball-leagueMajor League Baseball is spending big on diamonds, academies and talent search, as the Chinese government sees baseball becoming a $7.4 billion industry.  Read more here.  View official website of the Chinese Baseball Association.

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Manfred Expects Ballpark Movement in Oakland

Oakland A's LogoMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expects news within a year regarding potential plans for the Athletics to build a new ballpark in Oakland.  Read more here.  Read more about the latest sites under consideration here.

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MLB Coming to London?

New York Mets LogoThe Olympic Stadium could stage a New York Mets Major League baseball game after the Mayor of London declared their owner was “very receptive” to being them being the first team to play in Europe.  Read more here.

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