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Boise State Back to Building Own On-Campus Ballpark

Boise State University will have baseball on its own campus after all.  On Tuesday, the university announced it won’t join a public-private partnership between the city of Boise and Atlanta-based developer Chris Schoen to build a sports park in the city’s West End, choosing instead to build a stadium south of its campus.  Read more here and here.

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Vote May Not Be Necessary for New Boise Ballpark, Broncos Unveil Inaugural Unis

Boise officials might change the way the city would pay for the proposed new main library and sports stadium to avoid putting the projects on the ballot this November.  Boiseans could vote on them anyway.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Boise State Broncos baseball team, potential future co-tenants of the new stadium, have unveiled the uniforms they will wear when they return to action in 2020, after a four-decade hiatus.  Read more and watch video here.

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Boise State Acquires Property for New Baseball Stadium

Just before Christmas, Boise State announced it has secured two key pieces of land needed for a ballpark on the southern edge of its campus that will bring baseball back to the university for the first time since the program played its last game in 1980.  Read more here.

Uniforms for Boise State’s revised baseball program

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Three Developers Vying to Build Boise State’s New Ballpark

Boise State University hopes to debut a new ballpark in time for the 2020 baseball season.  The school is currently deciding on a partner for development and construction.  Three firms responded to a request for information from the school to help make the project a reality.  Read more here.

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Boise Ballpark Developer Working to Lure Boise State Back

A year after Boise State University announced it would build a baseball stadium of its own instead of playing at a proposed downtown Boise (ID) sports park, the developer is trying to get the school back on board.  Read more here.  Boise State is already working to build their team that will begin play in 2020.  Read more and watch news report here.

Uniforms for Boise State’s revived baseball program

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Boise State Gets Go Ahead to Design Ballpark for Return of Baseball in 2020

Boise State University got approval from the state Board of Education late last week to spend $500,000 on planning and design for a new baseball stadium on campus that will cost a total of $8 million to $10 million and open for play in 2020.  Read more here.  Learn about stadium site here.

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Boise State Ramping Up Ballpark Project (with Blue Turf?), Return of Baseball

Gary Van Tol, Boise State’s baseball coach, would love to see blue turf at the new baseball stadium.  He’s even looking at dirt that has an orange tint to really drive home the university’s signature branding.  Plans are being drawn up for the facility and the first players will be arriving on campus this fall.  Read more here.

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