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Bronze Statue, Special Terrace to Honor Hank Aaron at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Braves LogoWhen fans make their first visit to SunTrust Park this year, they will have the opportunity to see the various ways the Atlanta Braves have attempted to preserve Hank Aaron‘s legacy and historical accomplishments via tributes constructed throughout their new ballpark.  Read more here.

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HKS to Design New Rangers Ballpark

Texas Rangers LogoThe new Texas Rangers ballpark in Arlington set to open in 2020 will be designed by Dallas-based HKS, the same company that designed AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.  Read more here.  View initial renderings here.

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Diamondbacks Sue County Over Ballpark Lease

Arizona Diamondbacks LogoThe Arizona Diamondbacks have filed suit against the Maricopa County Stadium District to ask for the removal of a clause in their contract that prevents the team from exploring other stadium options.  At issue is the $135 million in capital improvements that the Diamondbacks say the county must make to Chase Field.  Read more here.

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Baseball Winter Meetings Begin Sunday

baseball-winter-meetings-2017-logoThe 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings will take place in National Harbor (MD), Dec. 4-8, at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.  Just south of Washington (DC), National Harbor is a waterfront development located along the Potomac River.  Learn more here.  The annual conference also includes the Trade Show and Job Fair.  The logo work was once again handled by Studio Simon.

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James Taylor to Play Four MLB Ballparks

Major League Baseball LogoJames Taylor and Bonnie Raitt will team up for four shows at various baseball stadiums around the country, beginning with his debut at Washington’s Nationals Park on July 14 and continuing with a return to Chicago’s Wrigley Field, a stop in San Francisco at AT&T Park and a finale close to home at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Read more here and here.

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New Rangers Ballpark to Open Earlier Than Expected

Texas Rangers LogoDays after voters overwhelmingly approved using a half-cent sales tax to help build a new stadium for the Texas Rangers, the mayor said the venue will open a year earlier than expected.  Read more here.

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U.S. Cellular Paid for Early Exit of Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

us-cellular-field-logoU.S. Cellular reportedly paid $13 million to get out of its baseball field naming rights deal with the Chicago White Sox early, freeing up resources it can use in other markets.  Read more here.

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