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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Long Beach approaches Angels about new stadium

Can’t they just play on the deck of the Queen Mary?

QLE Posted: February 27, 2019 at 07:24 AM | 15 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, long beach, stadium issues

Friday, February 01, 2019

Rangers’ new stadium will have synthetic turf, not grass

ARLINGTON, Texas—The Texas Rangers will use specially designed synthetic playing surface rather than grass in their new retractable-roof stadium that opens in 2020.

Texas’ decision will make it the fourth of the 30 major league teams to use artificial turf. Toronto’s Rogers Centre and Tampa Bay’s Tropicana Field have had artificial turf since they opened, and Arizona’s Chase Field is switching from grass to turf this season.

MLB has a high of 10 artificial surfaces, in 1977-78 and again from 1982-94.

Somewhere, Tug McGraw is deeply disappointed.

 

QLE Posted: February 01, 2019 at 04:32 AM | 19 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers, stadium issues, turf

 

 

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