Tag Archives: Portland (OR)

Renderings of Proposed MLB Ballpark in Portland

Photographs of architectural renderings of a proposed Major League Baseball stadium show backers of the pro-ball effort envision their team playing in a sleek, open stadium near the Willamette River.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Portland Group Makes Offer on Two Properties for MLB Ballpark

On Tuesday, a group in Portland (OR) that has been working quietly for months on a plan to develop a ballpark that would host a Major League Baseball team announced that they had made an offer for two properties where the ballpark could potentially be built.  Read more here.

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Effort to Bring MLB to Portland the Real Deal this Time?

The ownership group focused on bringing Major League Baseball to Portland has reportedly met privately with city officials to discuss downtown Portland stadium plans.  The report also indicates that the group is engaged in talks to secure two potential stadium sites.  Read more here.

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Pickles Hire New Voice

PRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles announced today that they have hired former Ivy League Pitcher Jamie Flynn as the 2018 Voice of the Pickles. Continue reading

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Portland Back in the MLB Game?

Former Portland Trail Blazers broadcaster Mike Barrett is part of a management group leading the charge to secure financing for a stadium and bring Major League Baseball to Portland (OR).   Read more here.  Where might a stadium be built?

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A Wooden MLB Ballpark for Portland?

Lynn Lashbrook, founder and president of Sports Management Worldwide, has relentlessly pushed for more than 20 years the idea of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland (OR).  Now he has a new, game-changing idea — the construction of a wooden stadium.  Read more here.

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Seattle Seahawks Punter Adds Kick to Portland Pickles Operations

When Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan purchased a minority stake in the Portland Pickles baseball club back in April, he stated his intention to be involved in the operations of the team, while helping to craft an eccentric atmosphere at the ballpark.  As of July 3, the team is averaging 1,642 fans per game.  Read more here.  Read about the Pickles’ 2017 home opener here.  View home opener photos here.

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