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Indians Requesting $8 Million From Cuyahoga County for Renovations to Progressive Field

Progressive Field since it opened in 1994 has always been the place to be, even during the learn years record wise for the Indians.

Now the Tribe is asking Cuyahoga County to ink a deal for $8 million for improvements their home ball park. reports that the team is looking to “overhaul the club seating area and a renovation of the ticket windows and a portion of the team’s administrative offices.”

The report which came out Wednesday evening stated that the request came Wednesday to the board of the Gateway Development Corp.

That is the agency which deals with the Indians lease of Progressive Field on behalf of Cuyahoga County.

Before any money comes in, Cuyahoga County Council would have to approve the use of tax funds to go towards the improvements to the stadium.

Progressive Field underwent a face-lift of sorts back in 2016, as renovations for that season included a bigger scoreboard, the ability to see through the concourse around the park, and more local food options.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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