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SBD/January 16, 2014/Facilities
Astros Relocating Community Leaders Signage At Minute Maid Park
Published January 16, 2014
CLOSING THE GARDENS PARTY? MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart reported a week after the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., City Council “directed the city manager to end all work on a proposed Spring Training baseball complex to be shared by the Astros and Blue Jays, the Astros are exploring other options with hopes of breaking ground by the end of the year.” Astros General Counsel Giles Kibbe is “spearheading the team's efforts to relocate its Spring Training operations from Kissimmee, Fla., following the 2016 season.” He said that the team “still hopes to be able to build a complex in Palm Beach County, while acknowledging it's looking elsewhere in Florida and even exploring options in Arizona” (MLB.com, 1/15).