The official groundbreaking for the new ballpark in Lexington County (SC) for the summer collegiate Columbia (now “Lexington County”) Blowfish (Coastal Plain League) is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 12pm at 474 Ballpark Road in Lexington. The ballpark’s 2015 opening day is scheduled for May 27. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits announced event and ticket information for the 2015 Southern League All-Star Game presented by Wind Creek Hospitality today. Continue reading
On Sunday afternoon at Southwest University Park, home of the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League), the professional Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo battled the Tomateros de Culiacan (Liga Mexicana del Pacífico) in the first of two games in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta. Read more here. Read more in Spanish here. View photo gallery here.
Arvest Ballpark, home of the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Texas League), played host to the third annual Bikes Blues and BBQ Car Show on Friday and Saturday. The event included car show, vintage bike show, steak cooking contest, live music and more. Read more here. View event announcement here. View Facebook photos here. View aerial photo here.
A groundbreaking for Missouri Southern State University’s new $2.5 million baseball stadium will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, adjacent to the MSSU Softball Complex. Read more here.
The new owners of Skylands Park in Augusta (NJ), the former home of the Sussex Skyhawks (Can-Am League) and Single-A New Jersey Cardinals (New York-Penn League), have temporarily transformed their idle stadium into “Scareland Stadium,” an interactive haunted attraction that opens for Halloween-season recreation the first weekend of October. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the news.
The Replacements’ long-awaited hometown reunion concert took place at Midway Stadium in front of 13,000 fans on Saturday Sept. 13. The event was one of the last at Midway, which is expected to be demolished, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) depart for a new ballpark. Read reviews and see photos here and here. View photo gallery here. Watch YouTube videos of concert here. Read about the Replacements on Wiki here. Go to the Replacements website here.