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Vote Tonight on Rangers New Ballpark Proposal

Texas Rangers LogoArlington city council members will vote Tuesday night on the proposed tax plan to fund approximately half of the brand new $1 billion baseball stadium plan announced last week.  If council members support the plan, it would go to a vote of the citizens for final approval in November.  Read more here.

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Arlington, Rangers Announce Plans for New Retractable-Roof Ballpark

Texas Rangers LogoCity leaders and Texas Rangers officials formally announced Friday afternoon their plans to extend the Rangers’ stay in Arlington by building a retractable-roof stadium adjacent to the existing one. The city and team would share the cost evenly, with the Rangers responsible for overruns.  Read more and view renderings here.

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New Ballpark for Rangers?

Texas Rangers LogoIndustry sources have confirmed published reports the city of Arlington has scheduled a news conference on Friday for an “important economic development” that could involve a new retractable-roof ballpark for the Texas Rangers.  Read more here.

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Fort Bragg’s MLB Field of Dreams Taking Shape

Atlanta Braves LogoMiami Marlins New LogoConstruction continues on a new 12,500-capacity ballpark at Fort Bragg (NC) in preparation for a July 3 game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins in celebration of the nation’s Service members.  As we shared previously, the game will be broadcast live on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball.  Read more and view photos here.  View official announcement here.  See before/after photos here.

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Construction of Texas Live! Delayed

Texas Rangers LogoConstruction of the new entertainment complex known as Texas Live! next to the Rangers’ ballpark has been pushed back to the fall, several months later than planned.  Read more here.

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Montreal, Mexico City Are Manfred’s Frontrunners for International MLB Expansion

Major League Baseball LogoCommissioner Rob Manfred discusses the possibility of Major League Baseball adding teams with the Chicago White Sox’s broadcast team:

Read more here from the Washington Post.

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Rockies Boot Family from Ballpark for Tossing Ball Back

Colorado Rockies LogoA Colorado Rockies fan said his young stepsons were thrilled when he caught (a visiting team’s) home-run ball, but moments later, security reportedly escorted them out of the ballpark for tossing it back onto the field.  Really?  Read more here.

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