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MLB MOVIN' UP PARK AVENUE: LEAGUE SIGNS LEASE ON NEW HOME
Published April 9, 1998
MLB has new office space in New York and signed a lease with World Financial Properties to occupy 104,000 square feet at 245 Park Avenue, according to Nick Ravo of the N.Y. TIMES. The 14-year lease, which "brings the commissioner's office and four other offices to the building between 46th and 47th Streets," began April 1. MLB, which will lease three floors in the building, had been at 350 Park Avenue. Terms of the lease were not disclosed (N.Y. TIMES, 4/9). IN A PINCH? BASEBALL WEEKLY features a special report on MLB's "tobacco war." A survey shows that 59% of MLB players who volunteered to be tested at spring training had tobacco-related mouth lesions (BASEBALL WEEKLY, 4/8 issue).