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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MLB has dubbed Aug. 25-27 as Players Weekend, and this unprecedented event will feature a special kind of flair. Players will wear their nicknames on the back of colorful, alternate jerseys, and they are encouraged to wear (or use) customized spikes, batting gloves, wristbands, compression sleeves, catcher’s masks and bats. Read more from MLB.com here and Maury Brown here. See team examples here and here.
Sports Illustrated has posted its ranking of Major League Baseball ballparks based on food safety records from public inspection records gathered from local health departments in the United States and Canada. Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays, comes in at the bottom. Read more and view list here.
PRESS RELEASE – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – celebrates its members for their involvement in the renovation and maintenance of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. Continue reading
Workers began lining up hundreds of yards of temporary fencing as work begins on the Texas Rangers new ballpark. Read more and watch news report here.
Many people have offered opinions about where the Oakland A’s ought to build a new ballpark, but relatively few of those people have physically visited or closely examined all three of the sites being considered by the team: Howard Terminal, Laney College and the current Coliseum property. Mercury News sports columnist Mike Purdy gives us a tour. Read more and watch video report here.