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It’s the ‘Tampa Tarpons’

PRESS RELEASE – When the Single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees takes the field for the 2018 season, it will mark the return of Tarpons baseball to the Florida State League after a 30-year absence. The Tampa Tarpons played in the league from 1957 through 1987, winning titles in 1957, 1959 and 1961. Continue reading

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Tampa Yankess Announce $40 Million in Renovations for George M. Steinbrenner Field

Tampa Yankees LogoPRESS RELEASE – From the new Loge Boxes and shaded Cabanas, to the construction of a two-story gift shop, George M. Steinbrenner Field is evolving and changing the way fans will experience Tampa Yankees games and Spring Training games. The $40 million renovation project began in August and is expected to continue until pitchers and catchers report in February. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Steinbrenner Field (Tampa, FL)

Tampa Yankees LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Steinbrenner Field, home of the Tampa Yankees (Single-A, Florida State League).  Read more and view photos in a two-part series here and here.

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Council Closes Book on Proposed Ocala Ballpark

Tampa Yankees LogoThe Ocala (FL) City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to end the city’s purchase and sale agreement with Ocala Trophy Ltd., which owned the land where a proposed new stadium would have been build for the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League), if approved by voters.  Read more here.

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Tampa Yankees Move to Ocala Called Off

Tampa Yankees LogoAfter receiving a withdrawal request from the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League), Ocala (FL) shelved plans to relocate the minor-league baseball team to Marion County (FL) amid public concerns over using tax dollars to build a stadium.  Read more here.

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Marion County Delays Vote on Ballpark Financing Plan

Tampa Yankees LogoFacing public heat on a proposal to put a sales tax hike on the countywide ballot for March 18 to pay for a $53 million ballpark to attract the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League) to Orlando, Marion County commissioners agreed to postpone their decision to work on another way to finance the project.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Baseball Stadium in Ocala Will Hinge on Voter Approval of Sales Tax

Tampa Yankees LogoA majority vote on sales tax in Marion County will decide whether or not Ocala (FL) will move forward with building a new baseball stadium for the for the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League).  Read more here.

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