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Wind Surge Ballpark Named ‘Riverfront Stadium’

Wichita’s new minor league baseball stadium has a name.  In just over a month, the Wichita Wind Surge (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will take the field at the ballpark now known as Riverfront Stadium.  Read more here.

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A Tour of New Wichita Wind Surge Ballpark

The Wichita Wind Surge (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) on Thursday gave fans a live, 30-minute video tour on Facebook of their new ballpark currently under construction.  Watch video tour here.

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Council Approves Sales Tax to Spur Development Around New Wichita Ballpark

The Wichita City Council on Tuesday approved a 2 percent sales tax within a newly established Community Improvement District, or CID, encompassing the area around the new baseball stadium and parts of the east bank of the Arkansas River.  Read more here.

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Sales Tax Increase Proposed to Help Develop Area Around New Wichita Ballpark

An item on the Wichita (KS) City Council agenda is a proposal to establish a Community Improvement District, or CID, for an area around the new baseball stadium which would raise sales tax by 2%.  If approved, the funds from the CID will go to the ballpark’s developers for a period of up to 22 years.  The City Council will discuss the idea during the meeting on January 7th.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Wichita Wind Surge’

After months of teasing and municipal anticipation, Wichita’s new baseball team has its name, the Wichita Wind Surge. The new team logo consists of a Pegasus leaping out of the letter W. It was designed by Todd Radom, also the creator of the current logos of the Major League Los Angeles Angels and Washington Nationals. Read more and and watch unveiling here.  Read more from Chris Creamer here and Benjamin Hill here.

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Latest Footage of Wichita Ballpark

There is great new video footage out there showing the construction of the new baseball stadium in Wichita (KS), the future home of the relocating and yet-to-be-renamed New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Watch video here.

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Latest Construction Photos of Wichita Ballpark

Work on the new stadium in Wichita (KS) progresses, as construction crews are now under six months from the home opener for the Wichita Triple-A baseball team that will play in the Pacific Coast League.  Opening Day is April 14.  View 32 photos here.

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