Tag Archives: Portland (OR)

Can PDP Succeed in Bringing MLB to Portland?

While it may be difficult to envision it, Terminal 2 could, in a little more than three years, be completely transformed.  The Portland Diamond Project (PDP) has chosen this riverfront expanse for a 32,000-seat stadium that would be home to Portland’s first Major League Baseball team.  Read more here.

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Rumors Fly About Another Potential Ballpark Site in Portland

The Portland Diamond Project says it’s pushing ahead on a plan for a baseball stadium at a Northwest Portland cargo terminal, but rumors are flying over another potential site: the Lloyd Center mall.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Portland Diamond Project Signs Labor Agreement

Despite not having a Major League Baseball team yet, the Portland Diamond Project signed a labor agreement with the Oregon Arm of the American Federation of Labor.  That means future employees in concessions, retail, maintenance, media and more could organize and join a union.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Portland Diamond Project Gets Six More Months

The Portland Diamond Project will get up to six more months to study a Northwest Portland marine cargo terminal as a potential baseball stadium site before it has to commit.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project to Shift Summer Gears

The plan to bring Major League Baseball to Portland (OR) is rounding the bases, and its founder believes this summer is going to be a grand slam.  Read more here.

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Pickles In First-Ever Cannabidiol Sponsorship

In case you missed it, the Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) announced last week the first-ever Cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorship deal in baseball, when it inked a two-year partnership with Lazarus Naturals, a CBD brand headquartered in Portland (OR).  CBD is a compound that is part of the cannabis plant that is minus the THC compound that is known to get individuals intoxicated.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project Faces Deadline

The clock is ticking for the Portland Diamond Project to start paying real money to reserve a marine cargo terminal for its billion-dollar baseball park — or give up on building at the site.  Read more and view new renderings gallery here.

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