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USSSA Space Coast Stadium Deal Approved: 5 Things You Should Know About It

Brevard County ManateesBrevard County (FL) commissioners last week approved a lease agreement with the U.S. Specialty Sports Association, under which the USSSA will move its headquarters from Kissimmee to Space Coast Stadium in Viera, the current home of the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League).  Read more here.

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Manatees Eye New Downtown Melbourne Ballpark

Brevard County ManateesThe Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League) are exploring a potential move from Viera into a future downtown Melbourne baseball stadium at the old SunTrust Bank site on New Haven Avenue.  The Manatees currently play their home games at  Space Coast Stadium.  Read more and view aerial map here.

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Brevard County Goes Trolling

Major League Baseball LogoIn an effort to persuade the Washington Nationals to keep their spring-training operations in Viera (FL) or find another team to take their place, Brevard County put together an eight-page brochure showing what 20-year-old Space Coast Stadium could look like with a proposed $29 million facelift.  The brochure was sent to Nationals executive last week and will be mailed to the other 29 MLB teams this week.  Read more here.

Space Coast Stadium Renovation Rendering

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Brevard County Chair Takes Action to Keep Nats

Washington Nationals WThe $7.1 million in construction bonds used to build 20-year-old Space Coast Stadium, the summer home of the Washington Nationals and regular-season home of the Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League), will be paid off in April.  As the the Nats consider their spring-training options, the new chairman of the Brevard County Commission is pushing forward with a new plan Continue reading

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Repairs Approved for Space Coast Stadium

The Brevard County (FL) Commissioner has approved $325,000 in repairs to Space Coast Stadium, the spring-training home of the Washington Nationals and regular-season home of the Single-A Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League).  Read more here.

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Nationals Owners Leave Baseball Operations in GM’s Hands, Team Exploring Spring Training Move

Not much has changed with the baseball operations of the Washington Nationals since team president Stan Kasten left the club last fall.  Team GM and executive vice president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo is in charge, free of meddling by Mark Lerner and the franchise’s other owners.  As previously reported, the Nationals are also exploring moving their spring training operations Continue reading

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