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Proposed Portland Ballpark Development Could Feature Historic Carousel

Restore Oregon, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving Oregon’s historic places, and the Portland Diamond Project announced Tuesday that the Jantzen Beach Carousel could be incorporated into plans for a Major League Baseball development along the Willamette River in northwest Portland.  Read more here.  View photos and renderings here.

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Pendulum Takes Swing at Designing New Downtown Ballpark for Royals

The team at Kansas City-based Pendulum have released renderings of a new, 30,000-seat stadium in downtown Kansas City (MO) for the Kansas City Royals via KansasCityLovestheRoyals.com.  Read more and view renderings here and here.

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MiLB Statement Today Regarding RBA Negotiations and Letter to MLB Commissioner

Minor League Baseball (MiLB) issued a statement today regarding the state of the Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA) negotiations with Major League Baseball.  Read statement here.  A letter was also sent last week by Minor League Baseball to MLB Commissioner Rob ManfredRead letter here.

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Save Minor League Baseball Task Force Co-Chairs Lead Introduction of Congressional Resolution Supporting Minor League Baseball

Today, Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA), David McKinley (R-WV), Max Rose (D-NY), and Mike Simpson (R-ID) – co-chairs of the Save Minor League Baseball Task Force — introduced a bipartisan resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Major League Baseball (MLB) should maintain the current minor league structure rather than proceed with its plan to eliminate 42 minor league clubs.  Read press release and resolution here.

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Two-Story Gym Opens at Ballpark Village

Onelife Fitness opened its doors to the public Sunday.  The 31,000 square-foot gym is part of the second phase of Ballpark Village’s development adjacent to Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.  Read more and watch news report and view photos here.

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Fans Get First Look at New Rangers Ballpark

Opening day for the Texas Rangers is just over two months away, but fans got a sneak peek Saturday at the new Globe Life Field.  Read more and watch news report here.

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City Not Relying A’s Gondola Plan to Shuttle Fans

If the Oakland A’s have their way, traveling to the team’s proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal would involve gliding over Interstate 880 and the Southern Pacific railroad tracks in an aerial gondola.  But the city isn’t counting on it.  Read more here (subscription required).

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