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The Oakland A’s plans to build a 35,000-seat ballpark in downtown Oakland near Lake Merritt derailed Wednesday when the community college district that owns the land halted talks with the baseball team. Read more here.
For the first time in franchise history, the Seattle Mariners have been awarded Major League Baseball’s “Green Glove Award” in recognition of their recycling efforts at Safeco Field in 2017. Read more here.
Another downtown Denver (CO) parking lot will soon be plowed under to make way for a mixed-use development next to Coors Field. Stantec, a multi-national architectural design firm, has released renderings of a forthcoming outdoor plaza complex it is designing on behalf of the Colorado Rockies. Read more here and here.
According to the District of Columbia’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the bonds used to build decade-old Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals, could be paid off as soon as 2026, a decade earlier than required. Read more here.
Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill said Thursday that it will take more than $150 million from the Tampa Bay Rays to build a ballpark in Ybor City. Read more here.
The Peralta Community College District, which owns the land where the Oakland A’s want to build their new ballpark, is facing some tough financial times. Reportedly, teachers have privately shared that they fear the school’s need for money could propel the Peralta Board of Trustees into a lease deal with the team. Read more here.