Ballpark Digest: Your Complete Guide to the Baseball Community Ballpark Digest: The complete guide to ballparks, baseball, business of baseball Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:18:35 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Here's to 100 more years, Wrigley Field Wrigley Field{jathumbnail off}

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of Wrigley Field: A century since Charles Weeghman opened the gates of the new home of the Chicago Federals.

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Salem Red Sox to mark 75 years of pro baseball in city Salem Red SoxIt's been 75 years since the Salem-Roanoke Friends began play on May 20, 1939, and the Salem Red Sox (High Class A; Carolina League) are marking the occasion with a promotional night.

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City-commissioned appraisal of Angel Stadium to be released Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimAn Anaheim-commissioned appraisal of the land surrounding Angel Stadium will eventually be released to the public, as the city continues to negotiate with Angels owner Arte Moreno about a new lease and development plans.

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Nelson Wolff: San Antonio needs new downtown ballpark San Antonio MissionsBexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, whose name is literally synonymous with baseball in San Antonio, says a new downtown ballpark is needed for the sport to thrive.

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Oakland offers A's ten-year Coliseum lease; A's reject offer Oakland AthleticsThe Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority offered the Oakland Athletics a ten-year lease for Coliseum as details of a new ballpark are worked out, but the A's rejected the offer out of hand.

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New for 2015: First Tennessee Park First Tennessee Park{jathumbnail off}

We have a new name for the home of the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) ballpark scheduled to open in 2015: First Tennessee Park.

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MiLB, AquaSox team up on charity for mudslide victims Everett AquaSoxMinor League Baseball Charities and the Everett AquaSox (short season A; Northwest League) are teaming up on charity efforts for victims of the March 22 mudslide in Oso, Wash.

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Pacific Association, United League Baseball down to four teams for '14 Pacific AssociationWe have some schedules and info as two independent circuits, United League Baseball and Pacific Association, are down to four teams apiece for 2014.

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Curtis Granderson Stadium / University of Illinois at Chicago Flames Curtis Granderson Stadium{jathumbnail off}

It's already one of the finer college ballparks in the Midwest, but the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has bigger plans for Curtis Granderson Stadium: serving the needs of thousands of young baseball players in the city.

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Hops, D-Backs extend PDC through 2016 Hillsboro HopsAnother player-development extension to report: the Hillsboro Hops (short season A; Northwest League) and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended their PDC through 2016.

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