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Rollins College Buckles on Ballpark Plan, Winter Park to Look Elsewhere

Rollings College TarsBrevard County ManateesThe Rollins College board of trustees has decided against moving ahead with a stadium deal at Harper-Shepherd Field, in response to more than 200 emails and letters from residents concerned about noise and traffic.  Winter Park (FL) will continue to evaluate a pair of other sites for a possible stadium.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Traffic and Parking Study Up Next in Winter Park

Brevard County ManateesAs the city of Winter Park (FL) awaits approval from Orange County for plans to build a new minor league baseball stadium where Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field is now, the city is launching a study of the traffic patterns leading to the site and what parking issues need to be resolved.  Read more here.

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Manatees Relocating to Winter Park

Brevard County ManateesThe City of Winter Park (FL), the Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League), and Rollins College have reached a tentative deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Winter Park, beginning with the 2016 season.  Alfond Stadium, where Rollins College currently plays, will be rebuilt into a 2,500-seat venue which the college and Manatees will share.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Rollins College, Manatees Turn to Renovated Ballpark Plan?

Rollings College TarsBrevard County ManateesRollins College and the Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League) discussed building a new shared stadium in Winter Park (FL), but negotiations fell apart in March.  The latest idea calls for renovating Rollins’ existing Alfond Stadium, which also would be shared by the college and the Manatees.  Read more here.

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Rollins College Targeting Manatees

Rollins College in Winter Park (FL) near Orland wants to build a new ballpark for the Tars baseball team and to lure the Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League) to town.  Read more and view renderings here.

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