Bringing Pro Ball Back to Jackson (MS)?

Jackson MetsDespite a team in nearby Pearl (MS), Tim Bennett, president of Jackson (MS)-based Overtime Sports and co-owner of the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) relocating to Biloxi (MS), is taking another run at bringing minor league baseball back to Jackson.  A site being targeted for a proposed new ballpark is at the corner of Mill and Hamilton streets in the historic Farish Street District.  Read more here.  UPDATED:  In another report, the ballpark would be for Jackson State, not a new pro team, which makes far more sense.  Read more here.

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2 responses to “Bringing Pro Ball Back to Jackson (MS)?

  1. Ferdinand McAfee

    Here is a more accurate story of what Mr. Bennett is proposing in downtown Jackson:

    http://msbusiness.com/blog/2014/07/28/baseball-stadium-farish-street-possible/

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