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Padres HOF Opening On Friday, But Without Bud Selig Name On Outdoor Plaza

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 16

The new Padres HOF is nearing completion and will open Friday at Petco Park, but the Bud Selig HOF Plaza "is down," according to Nick Canepa of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The Padres in January '15 were awarded hosting rights for this year's All-Star Game, and there is "no question naming a pl...

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