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The new Wichita stadium will open in April on the banks of the Arkansas River. Photo: Drone-Topgraphy LLC

New Wichita Ballpark to Spark Riverfront Development

After more than a decade, Major League-affiliated baseball is back in Wichita, Kansas. And it’s coming with a new ballpark, a new pedestrian bridge over the Arkansas River and a rejuvenated riverfront area that the city hopes will be a catalyst for future events. Wichita officials have been trying to land a Minor League Baseball […]

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Beep baseball is one of the most popular sports for the blind, played with balls and bases that make sounds. Since some players are partially sighted, all participants are required to wear blindfolds. Photo: David Goldman/AP Images

Wichita Awarded 2021 World Series of Beep Baseball

The National Beep Baseball Association has selected Wichita, Kansas, to host the 2021 World Series of Beep Baseball, the first time the city will have hosted the event for blind or visually impaired athletes since 1978. Visit Wichita partnered on the bid with Envision, a Wichita-based organization that helps those who are blind or visually […]

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