Boxing promoter volunteers 54-acre site

Updated: November 3, 2003, 11:34 AM ET
Associated Press

MANGONIA PARK, Fla. -- Boxing promoter Don King wants the Florida Marlins to build a ballpark on 54 acres of property he owns in Palm Beach County.

King owns a jai-alai fronton in Mangonia Park that he said would be an ideal site for the World Series champions' proposed park, spokesman Robert Weneck said. If the ballpark has a roof, King would stage boxing matches in the arena during the offseason.

That would help the Marlins pay the estimated cost of $325 million for the stadium, ...

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