There’s a mid-to-late-’90s vibe emerging at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario. The Indians will hold a press conference on Friday morning to announce that they will host the 2019 MLB All-Star Game at Progressive Field, multiple sources told cleveland.com. The city last hosted the sport’s Midsummer Classic in 1997, in the middle of a storied (albeit title-less) era in the franchise’s history.
The Texas Rangers are sticking with the home team to design their new stadium in Arlington. HKS, the Dallas-based firm that worked on both AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park, has been selected as design architect for the Rangers’ $1 billion retractable-roof stadium, the team said Thursday.
As part of their efforts to secure a new ballpark, the Arizona Diamondbacks have sued Maricopa County over repairs to Chase Field, reports Rebekah L. Sanders of the Arizona Republic. The lawsuit was filed with the Maricopa County Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Bank One Ballpark/Chase Field Ballpark Rendering
Early Camden Yards Renderings
Proposed new Fenway Park (1990s)
Riverfront Stadium Model (1960s)
Proposed Riverfront Stadium Renovation (1990s)
Great American Ball Park Renderings
New Comiskey Park Rendering (late 1980s)
Proposed Renovation (2000s)
Early Comerica Park & Ford Field Rendering
Astrodome Rendering (1960s)
Early Enron Field/Minute Maid Park Concepts