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Cleveland 2021: Progressive Field Announces Opening of West Side Market at Progressive Field, Other Attractions 

With the 2021 season just around the corner, Progressive Field has announced several major upgrades to its facilities including a blockbuster addition: the opening of a West Side Market inside Progressive Field.

"We're really excited to bring a local favorite like the entire West Side Market and all that trail bologna and ground chuck and stuff to Progressive Field for Indians fans to enjoy," said owner Paul Dolan. "We really just looked around and asked what Cleveland really actually loves and that's what we came up with."

The plan is to build an actual replica West Side Market in the bowels of the stadium.

But that's not the end of the upgrades. Fans at all home Indians games will now be able to rent Google Chromebooks and Beats by Dre headphones. The Chromebooks will come equipped with fiber-optically enhanced internet access, and unlimited streaming privileges at Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime and HBO Now.

The goal, say front office execs, is to simulate the home-watching experience.

"Our thinking was: Let's make the live baseball game experience as family-friendly as possible," Indians Chief Marketing Officer Kayla Tiernan told The Press. "And what the market really demands is the comforts of home. A baseball game is super long, right? Sometimes you need a fifteen or twenty minute break from the action to catch up on Brooklyn Nine-Nine or whatever."

Tiernan says that the price of general admission tickets have risen only slightly, but that "for her money," the new Progressive Field experience is worth every penny.

"I mean, have you had a Steve's gyro?" she said. "Wow."

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