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The Fisher Cats’ $27.5 million minor-league stadium opens tonight in Manchester, N.H.
The Fisher Cats’ $27.5 million minor-league stadium opens tonight in Manchester, N.H. (Globe Staff Photo / Essdras M. Suarez) Globe Staff Photo / Essdras M. Suarez

For small cities, hope is a diamond

Manchester, N.H. looks for renewal

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / April 7, 2005

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MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Small cities across the country are turning to minor-league baseball stadiums to revive their aging downtowns. Nowhere are the dreams more ambitious than here in Manchester, where a ballpark opens tonight on a swath of land deserted by manufacturers decades ago. (Full article: 1044 words)

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