Another baseball season opens n in St. Louis with new upgrades to Busch Stadium, including the newly-created Budweiser Terrace.
As fans fill Anaheim’s Angel Stadium today for the team’s home opener, it isn’t just an upgraded infield roster that awaits them. The stadium has made a host of upgrades to help fans see and hear the game.
The Oakland A’s are pitching a sweeping offer to the city and Alameda County: The team wants to buy the entire Coliseum site.
The administration of Valérie Plante is interested in a plan to return Major League Baseball (MLB) to Montreal, despite the fact the mayor has taken a pass on attending two pre-season games at the Olympic Stadium this week between St. Louis Cardinals the Toronto Blue Jays.
A Detroit corner that has been a stage for many of baseball’s greatest players now will host youth games, events and other programs for young people. A ribbon-cutting happened on Saturday at The Corner Ballpark on the site of the former Tiger Stadium. A high school doubleheader was played in the afternoon.
Spring is in the air, so baseball cannot be far behind. This year, Major League Baseball will see its earliest start, with all 30 teams playing on March 29. It will be the first time that all teams have played on Opening Day since 1968.
The Oakland A’s are starting off the season at square one, both on the field and in their ongoing quest to build a new ballpark within the confines of the city in which they’ve played since 1968.
At its peak, trucks were hauling dirt from the Globe Life Field construction site 20 hours a day. That hectic schedule has lessened somewhat but Arlington residents are still seeing a constant parade of trucks.
In 2009, Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., appeared to be a park without a future. Over the years since the ballpark was built in 1989, the Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds had all moved their spring-training operations out of it — the last straw for the Reds coming when local voters rejected a bond measure to rebuild the park in 2008.
BART General Manager Grace Crunican has all but slammed the door on the idea of building a station near Oakland’s Howard Terminal — the waterfront location that Mayor Libby Schaaf has been promoting for a new A’s ballpark.