Spectators got their first glimpse of Duncan Park renovations Tuesday during the first Spartanburg High School game there since renovations began. Opening in 1926, the ballpark is the former home for the Spartanburg Phillies (South Atlantic League) and summer collegiate Spartanburg Stingers (Coastal Plain League). Read more here. View our ballpark photos from 2007. Visit Friends of Duncan Park here.
The Palm Beach County Commission Tuesday gave its endorsement to trying to craft a deal with the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals that could include building a $100 million stadium and training facility that would host both teams for spring training. Read more and watch news report here.
Huntsville City Councilman Bill Kling is raising concerns over maintenance at Joe Davis Stadium just weeks before the Biloxi-bound Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) begin their final season in the Rocket City. He says the Stars have not lived up to their lease agreement at the ballpark, which specifies that the team maintain the scoreboard and public address system. Read more here.
The second-year summer collegiate Plymouth Pilgrims (New England Collegiate Baseball League) have added seven locals to the existing ownership. Joining team president David Dittman and GM Chris Patsos are Brian Nolan, Brian Faghan, Robert Ryan, Dan Shaughnessy, Cabby Brini, Mike Guimares and Joe Ricci. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowie Baysox announce today the full promotional schedule for the 2014 season. The schedule includes 18 fireworks nights, a number of family-friendly events, multiple giveaways, recurring weekday events and a wide variety of fun theme nights. Continue reading