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MLB Cardinals Get $16M In Public Incentives To Begin Second Phase Of Ballpark Village

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

A St. Louis Board of Aldermen committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would grant the MLB Cardinals and their development partner, Cordish Cos, a public incentives package worth up to $16M as "part of the planned second phase of Ballpark Village," according to Koran Addo of the ST. LOUIS POST-DI...

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