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Columnist Bashes Idea of Downtown San Antonio Ballpark

According to one columnist, there is no visible merit to building a minor league baseball stadium downtown San Antonio.  Not in a fast-growing city with major league aspirations.  Not in the name of economic development.  Read more here.

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The Latest on the San Antonio Ballpark Plan

While the city of San Antonio (TX) has flirted with plans for Major League Soccer, a handful of movers and shakers have continued to work behind the scenes on a new ballpark for the future Triple-A San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League).  Read more here.

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5 ‘Flashback Jerseys’ to be Worn During Omaha Franchise’s 50th Season

PRESS RELEASE – The Omaha Storm Chasers will celebrate their 50th Season in franchise history presented by First National Bank by turning back the clock and wearing five Flashback Jerseys throughout the upcoming 2018 campaign. These five Flashback Jerseys will commemorate each of the organization’s five decades dating back to 1969. The Omaha Royals, Golden Spikes and Storm Chasers will all be represented over the course of the year. Continue reading

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Ballpark-Area Project Slated to Begin Next Summer

A summer groundbreaking is being eyed for an apartment building to hug First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), and front the Cumberland River Greenway.  Nashville-based developers and brothers Chris Ward and Tim Ward, who own Ward Brothers Development LLC, will oversee the project.  Read more and view renderings gallery here.

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It’s Official: Summerlin Getting New Ballpark, 51s

Clark County (NV) commissioners have unanimously approved the permit to build the new Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) baseball stadium in Downtown Summerlin, not far from the Golden Knights’ practice facility.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Howard Hughes Corp. to Build New Summerlin Ballpark for 51s

Howard Hughes Corp., which acquired a controlling ownership interest in the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) earlier this year, announced plans to build a 10,000-seat ballpark in downtown Summerlin (NV) that will break ground by early 2018 and be ready for the 2019 season.  Read more here.  As previously announced, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority acquired naming rights for the stadium in a 20-year, $80 million deal.

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Unique $80 Million Naming Rights Deal On Deck for Proposed ‘Las Vegas Ballpark’

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will consider spending $80 million over 20 years on the naming rights for the “Las Vegas Ballpark,” a Triple A baseball stadium in Summerlin where the Las Vegas 51s would play beginning in 2019.  Read more here.

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