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Quincy Gems Have New Owners, Changes Anticipated

Quincy Gems LogoNow that a group of locals stepped up to buy the summer collegiate Quincy Gems (Prospect League) for a reported $120,000, talk now turns toward the changes that could be coming to the team and their historic ballpark.  One of the changes mentioned is bringing the restrooms up to standard.  They indeed need fixing.  Below is a picture from our visit in 2013.  Read more here.

QU Stadium mens' restroom from BallparkHunter.com

QU Stadium mens’ restroom from BallparkHunter.com

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One Loudoun Developers Working to Dump VIP

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe developers of One Loudoun are seeking to terminate a lease with VIP Sports and Entertainment to build a stadium on the expansive residential, commercial and entertainment development in Ashburn (VA).  Plans are reportedly in place to find new owners to lead the effort to bring professional baseball and soccer teams sports to Loudoun County.  Read more here.

Loudoun Hounds Ballpark Groundbreaking Rendering

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No Sounds from the Loudoun Hounds

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe proposed indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League) are apparently down for the count, as their offices have reportedly been closed and lawsuits have been filed.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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A Final Goodbye to Midway Stadium, Bill Murray Takes Tickets

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoActor/team co-owner Bill Murray was in the house Thursday night, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) played their final game at Midway Stadium before moving to a new ballpark in Lowertown in 2015.  Read more, see photos and watch video hereWatch Bill Murray taking tickets here.

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Fayetteville Eyeballing Pro Ball?

Fayetteville SwampDogs LogoEarlier this year, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council quietly heard a pitch for building a minor league baseball stadium downtown.  It appears there is at least some serious interest, as council members are reportedly planning to take a field trip next week to Durham to visit, among other places, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Continue reading

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Checking In on the Ottawa Champions

OttawaThe Ottawa Sun recently spoke with David Gourlay, team president and minority owner of the indy pro Ottawa Champions (Can-Am League), about how things are coming along for the new franchise in preparation for their 2015 debut.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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