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Jumbo Shrimp ballpark on tap for $25 million in renovations

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Bob Self
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Florida Times-Union
A plan for nearly $25 million in renovations at 121 Financial Ballpark includes removing the section of bleacher seating behind right field.

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and the city of Jacksonville are preparing for the largest round of construction at the city-owned baseball park since it opened nearly 20 years ago.

A draft list of capital improvement projects, which Mayor Lenny Curry will present Thursday during his annual budget address, shows about $25 million over three years for work at 121 Financial Ballpark.

The biggest change for fans would be the removal of the bleacher seating behind right field to make room for a new entrance to the ballpark, the team's offices, and more concourse space and concession offerings.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.