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LA Angels Press Box on the Move in 2013

The baseball reporters that will swarm Angel Stadium in April for Josh Hamilton‘s debut won’t be sitting behind home plate during the 2013 MLB season.

The club announced Thursday that they are in the process of converting the press box into a luxury seating area, meaning the baseball scribes will now be situated down the right-field line.

“It really boils down to building revenue streams and finding as many ways as possible to grow,” Tim Mead, Angels vice president of communications told the Los Angeles Times. “In talking to other teams, the seating behind home plate is a prime area to do things.”

That’s one way of paying for Hamilton and Albert Pujols, I guess.

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Cal Poly Stages Another Successful ‘Com Day’

A whole lot of media shaking took place Thursday on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona.

During the school’s annual “Com Day,” students got to listen to blogger-turned-author Julie Powell (Julie and Julia), Pulitzer Prize winning LA Times photographer Barbara Davison, Los Angeles Angels vp of communications Tim Mead and personal manager Danny Sussman. Then it was time for the school to honor a well-known local news personality.

Laura Diaz, until recently a fixture at CBS LA, was the guest of honor at the Hilda L. Solis Scholarship dinner and reception. She was there to accept the 2012 Nopal Award.

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Los Angeles Angels Address ‘El Hombre’ Billboards

Welcome to Los Angeles, Albert Pujols.

The Los Angeles Angels made their free agent acquisition the center of their 2012 marketing campaign, featuring Pujols on 20 billboards with the tagline, “El Hombre.”

One problem — “El Hombre” translates to “The Man,” which is the nickname of former St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial.

Dating back to his time with the Cardinals, Pujols didn’t want to be associated with the nickname, out of respect to his relationship with Musial. He voiced his concerns about the billboard campaign last week while addressing the media at Spring Training.

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