The best major league baseball park that was never built was given a name: LaBatt Park. A scale model of the stadium now sits on the lobby floor of the Montreal architecture firm Provencher Roy. Read more here.
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There really isn’t much new here, but Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he plans to meet with the commissioner of Major League Baseball at the end of the month in his ongoing quest to see the sport return to the city. Read more and watch video here.
Andrew Seligman from the Associated Press asks us to imagine the baseball parks of the future reliant on technology, which could lead to giant hologram video boards and entire ballpark facades going electronic. Read more here
Chaddsford Winery, located in Delaware County, unveiled a newly branded blend called “Phillies Wine.” It is available at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, and at select retailers in the tri-state area. A “Phillies Wine Weekend” is scheduled for April 18th and 19th at the winery. Read more and watch news report here.
Every year on April 15 — the anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier in 1947 — the baseball world spends a day reinforcing the importance of that legacy by celebrating Jackie Robinson Day. In 1997, Robinson’s No. 42 was retired across all of Major League Baseball in an unprecedented tribute. Today, teams across baseball will be sporting No. 42 jerseys to honor Robinson. Read more here.
We’ve posted quite a few blurbs about new ballpark food items for 2015, but we thought you should have one final look at a few extreme eats at MLB stadiums as Opening Day takes center stage today. Read more and view photos here.