Tag Archives: MLB

Angels Opt Out of Ballpark Lease

The Los Angeles Angels opted out of their lease with the city of Anaheim (CA) on Tuesday, setting the stage for another round of negotiations over whether the team remains in their longtime host city or finds a new home elsewhere in Southern California.  Read more here.

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Pure MLB Speculation in Vegas?

The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino rumor mill is once again churning, and the latest gossip is that the off-Strip property is headed for demolition to make way for a Major League Baseball (MLB) ballpark.  Read more here.

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Dodgers Introduce New Food Items for Post-Season

When the postseason comes, many forget the stadiums hosting the games revamp their food menu to keep things fun during the month of October. And this time around, the Dodgers did not disappoint. New items include Mac and Cheese Hot Link Burrito, Carne Asada Base Bowl Nachos, Peach BBQ Bourbon Wings, Meat Lovers Pizza, and Rib Bundle. Read more here.

Mac ‘n’ Cheese Hot Link Burrito

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A’s Will Announce Ballpark Deal Soon

The Oakland A’s are on track to announce a tentative deal to build a new ballpark by the end of the year, Dave Kaval, the club’s president, told Boomskie on Baseball, with a solid projection to open by 2023.  Read more here.

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Gov. Brown Helps Pave Way for A’s New Ballpark

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will prevent environmental complaints from significantly stalling the construction of a new ballpark for the Oakland A’s should they choose to build at an industrial waterfront spot.  Read more here.

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Remembering Seattle’s Historic Sicks Stadium

From 1938 to 1977, Sicks Stadium hosted thousands of baseball games, a couple football games and a number of concerts. It was home to a handful of teams from various leagues and divisions.  It was, during the sport’s much-hailed glory days, where baseball lived in Seattle.  Read more here.  View ballpark photos and specs here.

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Great Record, Empty Seats: Will New A’s Ballpark Significantly Boost Attendance?

As well as the Oakland A’s are playing, one look at their anemic attendance at the Coliseum will tell you why the team is looking to move to Howard Terminal.  Read more here.

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