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Heroes Strike Domed-Stadium Deal

Korea Baseball OrganizationNexen Heroes LogoThe Nexen Heroes (Korea Baseball Organization) on Monday reached an agreement in principle with Seoul Metropolitan Government to move into South Korea’s first domed baseball stadium next season.  The Heroes, one of three Seoul-based KBO clubs, will relocate from Mokdong Stadium to Gocheok Sky Dome for two seasons starting in 2016.  Read more here.

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Still No Tenant for New ‘Gocheok Dome’

Nexen Heroes LogoSouth Korea’s first domed baseball stadium, dubbed the “Gocheok Dome” for the time being, is expected to be completed in August.  But, the 18,000-seat facility still doesn’t have a tenant.  The local government is in talks with the Korea Baseball Organization‘s Nexen Heroes, but souring construction costs has forced officials to seek lease terms that would be financially challenging for the KBO’s only franchise that is not corporate owned.  Read more here.

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Pro Teams in Seoul Not Interested in New Dome

Strike one up for outdoor baseball.  The three Korea Baseball Organization teams that play in Seoul, South Korea — the  LG Twins and Doosan Bears, who share Jamsil Stadium, and the Nexen Heroes, who play at Mokdong Stadium — appear to have little interest in moving their teams to the new state-of-the-art, 22,000-seat domed stadium on track to be built by next year.  Read more here.

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