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Planning Commission supports amendments to for baseball stadium parking

The Planning Commission just voted its support of changes to the city’s Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improvements Plan to accommodate a parking facility for the multipurpose stadium proposed for the city.

The stadium would be home to the minor league Hagerstown Suns and other events. The site would also include fields to host baseball and softball tournaments and camps.

The Suns plan to file a relocation application with Major League Baseball on Oct. 1.

The stadium is to be built in Celebrate Virginia South. The goal is to have it ready for the 2015 baseball season.