Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf talks about MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s comments about the A’s potentially moving to Las Vegas. (Courtesy KTVU)
Las Vegas Aviators president Don Logan talks about what the Pacific Coast League team will attempt to do next year to improve on its wildly successful inaugural season at Las Vegas Ballpark. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Arizona Diamondbacks have had discussions with the city of Henderson regarding the possibility of relocating the team to Nevada. Henderson gave its side of the story, now it’s time to hear from the people of Arizona. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and LVRJ Sports Columnist Ed Graney made the trip to Phoenix to hear first-hand reactions from fans who have followed the team since its inception in 1998.
It’s been five years since the Mountain Ridge Little League team captured the attention of the city of Las Vegas during the run in the 2014 Little League World Series. The team manager, Ashton Cave, says the team still serves as role models and inspires youth to this day. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Five years ago, Austin Kryszczuk was a part of one of Las Vegas’ memorable sports moments when the Mountain Ridge Little League team went all the way to the World Series. Now committed to play baseball at UNLV, Kryszczuk recalls being a part of the 2014 Little League World Series and what it did for the city of Las Vegas. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aviators Finn the bat dog is treated as one of the guys at the Las Vegas ballpark and has received recognition from other teams throughout the country.
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The Aviators fans gather for the opening day of the Las Vegas ballpark.
Opening day for the Aviators, from pregaming to the first pitch. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Wind starts to pick up before the aviators first game at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin.