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Political Support for Montreal Ballpark Funding

Quebec’s three main political parties are open to the idea of providing public money for the construction of a new baseball stadium in downtown Montreal — as long as taxpayers aren’t left on the hook for the whole thing.  Read more here.

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Montreal Mayor Facing Ballpark Funding Challenge from Political Opponent

Projet Montréal (a municipal political party) Leader Valérie Plante and candidate Eric Alan Caldwell say while Mayor Denis Coderre is ready to give Major League Baseball a blank check in order to lure a team back to Montreal, their party won’t.  Read more here.

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Commissioned Montreal Baseball Stadium Designs Revealed

Montreal baseball fans are getting excited after hearing architecture firm Provencher Roy has created a series of designs for a potential stadium downtown.  Read more and view designs here.

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Montreal Expos Fans Invade 2017 Hall of Fame Weekend

There were many, many Expos fans in Cooperstown, having come from about five hours away by cars and by bus. They were all together again, rooting for a common cause, and in the process showing a national American audience on television — not to mention current commissioner Rob Manfred — that if MLB should return to Quebec, their arms would be wide open.  Read more here and here.

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Pondering Montreal’s Baseball Future

Montreal Expos LogoFans packed Olympic Stadium in Montreal (QC) on Friday and Saturday to the to watch the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Boston Red Sox, but what’s next in the quest to bring baseball back to the former MLB market?  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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A Possible Site for a New Montreal Ballpark?

Montreal Expos LogoMontreal baseball fans dreaming of the return of major league baseball were teased once again Monday after developer Luc Poirier said that his newly purchased downtown property could become a baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Montreal Catches Baseball (Returning) Fever

Montreal Expos LogoAlong the back wall of a sleek new souvenir and magazine shop at Trudeau International Airport in Montreal (QC), there is an array of sports team products: jerseys, hats, coffee mugs and the like.  The logos on the merchandise were for only two teams, the NHL’s Canadiens, and the Expos, a baseball team that has not existed for more than a decade.  Read more here.

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