Arlington city council members will vote Tuesday night on the proposed tax plan to fund approximately half of the brand new $1 billion baseball stadium plan announced last week. If council members support the plan, it would go to a vote of the citizens for final approval in November. Read more here.
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City leaders and Texas Rangers officials formally announced Friday afternoon their plans to extend the Rangers’ stay in Arlington by building a retractable-roof stadium adjacent to the existing one. The city and team would share the cost evenly, with the Rangers responsible for overruns. Read more and view renderings here.
Industry sources have confirmed published reports the city of Arlington has scheduled a news conference on Friday for an “important economic development” that could involve a new retractable-roof ballpark for the Texas Rangers. Read more here.
Construction continues on a new 12,500-capacity ballpark at Fort Bragg (NC) in preparation for a July 3 game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins in celebration of the nation’s Service members. As we shared previously, the game will be broadcast live on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Read more and view photos here. View official announcement here. See before/after photos here.
Construction of the new entertainment complex known as Texas Live! next to the Rangers’ ballpark has been pushed back to the fall, several months later than planned. Read more here.
Read more here from the Washington Post.
A Colorado Rockies fan said his young stepsons were thrilled when he caught (a visiting team’s) home-run ball, but moments later, security reportedly escorted them out of the ballpark for tossing it back onto the field. Really? Read more here.