How did the 2021 Minor League readjustment affect the Everett AquaSox?

In 2021, Major League Baseball reconfigured Minor League baseball, eliminating 40 teams and two levels of leagues. In the process, MLB promoted the Everett AquaSox to Class High-A, the third highest level of players and teams in Minor League Baseball. 

• The Everett AquaSox season was extended from a short season (late-May to early-September) to a long season (mid-April to late-September). The AquaSox now play 66 home games, almost twice as many games as in a short season. 

• The Everett AquaSox were given new stadium requirements. The MLB’s stadium requirements are expansive, affecting nearly every aspect of the stadium. The stadium upgrades are meant to provide more inclusive facilities, a better fan experience and foster a more professional working environment for the players and staff.

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1. What is the recent history of the Everett AquaSox in Everett?
2. How did the 2021 Minor League readjustment affect the Everett AquaSox?
3. Is Funko Field able to suit the Everett AquaSox?
4. Would a new stadium at the current location solve all the problems?
5. Who is leading the effort on a new facility?
6. What are the owners willing to contribute to a new facility?
7. How will the facility improve the quality of life in Everett?
8. Will a new facility be used only for baseball/the Everett AquaSox?
9. What are the economic benefits of a new stadium for the City of Everett?
10. What are the criteria for a new facility?
11. How much might the facility cost?
12. Will a new outdoor multipurpose facility raise taxes?