Why a Dallas firm with a famous name cares if Las Vegas keeps its pro baseball team

The Howard Hughes Corp., the Dallas real estate development firm with a famous namesake and a track record of large-scale projects around the country, will construct a $150 million minor league baseball stadium in a massive mixed-use development it built just outside Las Vegas. Howard Hughes Corp., which bought the Las Vegas 51s triple A team earlier this year, announced its plan for a 10,000-seat open-air stadium Wednesday, a day…