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Pinellas County Pitches 10 Possible Sites for New Rays Ballpark

Tampa Bay Rays LogoThe saga over where to build a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays grew murkier Tuesday as Pinellas County unveiled a list with 10 possible sites that officials hope could keep the team from crossing the bay.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Fort Bragg Field (Fort Bragg, NC)

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoJoe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com takes a full-blown, in-depth look at the temporary stadium built on the Fort Bragg campus for the MLB game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins on July 3.  Read more and view photos here.

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Disney Buys Stake in MLB Video-Streaming Arm

Walt Disney Co. LogoMajor League Baseball LogoWalt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe Mock for the heads up.

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Fort Bragg Makes Baseball History

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoReporting for USA Today Sports, BaseballParks.com’s Joe Mock gives a complete rundown of last night’s MLB game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins at the temporary ballpark built on Fort Bragg.  Read more and view photos here.

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Fort Bragg Ballpark: Part II

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoJoe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from  BaseballParks.com has been interviewing key people behind the July 3 MLB baseball game at Fort Bragg (NC) between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.  He is gathering material that will go into a story for USA Today Sports Weekly, but because he has compiled so much information, he has decided to do a series of pieces on his own site about the game and one-time use ballpark currently under construction.  Read Part II here.

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50-50 Ballpark Split in Arlington?

Texas Rangers LogoCity of Arlington (TX) officials have touted a “50-50” private-public partnership to build a proposed $1 billion retractable roof stadium for the Texas Rangers, but some are arguing it’s really 80-20.  Watch news report here.

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Fort Bragg Ballpark: Part I

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoJoe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from  BaseballParks.com has been interviewing key people behind the July 3 MLB baseball game at Fort Bragg (NC) between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.  He is gathering material that will go into a story for USA Today Sports Weekly, but because he has so much material, he has decided to do a series of pieces on his own site about the game and one-time use ballpark currently under construction.  Read Part I here.

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