Tag Archives: baseball

Champions Park Brings New Name and New Expectations

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Champions Park, formerly known as Nations Park, hopes to increase tourism after replacing the management director of the park and updating the contract to include new requirements.

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Tampa Yankees One Step Closer To New Home In Ocala

By and on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:09 pm

The Ocala City Council met Tuesday to discuss the potential move of the Tampa Yankees to Ocala.

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Newberry Nations Park to host grand opening baseball tournament

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

Newberry Nations Park will host its grand opening baseball tournament Friday through Sunday. Its 16 baseball fields make the park one of the largest complexes in the country.

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Newberry Nations Park accepting teams for its grand opening tournament

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:13 pm

Newberry will host a grand opening baseball and softball tournament March 22-24 at Nations Park.

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Rare collection of baseball cards worth millions

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

An Ohio man named Karl Kissner found a box of old baseball cards in his father’s attic. The cards are an extremely rare series issued around 1910. Up to now the few known cards to exist were in “so so” […]

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Reaching for the stars

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Dreams came true this week for a small town baseball player in north Florida, when his name was called in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman says this was a big step in the life […]

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Spring Training baseball adds boost to Florida’s economy

By on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Major League Baseball has returned to Florida for the Spring Training Season, a tradition dating back to 1920. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich has more on the spring season that brings in not only the fans, but the money as […]

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