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Biloxi sues Shuckers’ owners over baseball stadium payments

The city of Biloxi has filed a lawsuit against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers.

The Sun Herald reports the city says in the lawsuit that it has been unable to determine how much Biloxi Baseball owes the city for rent, advertising and ticket sales under a stadium lease because Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports has failed to account for its sales.

Biloxi Baseball has paid the city $146,450 in rent through Oct. 1, claiming it is due a discount of $153,550 under the terms of the lease. The city denies the discount, or “offset” is owed.

In the lawsuit filed Monday, the city wants a court-ordered accounting of proceeds the companies have taken in from the stadium and payment of any amounts owed.

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