The news out of Charlotte (NC) this weekend touting the opening of a shiny, new downtown ballpark was not lost on John Clamp. The former San Antonio councilman sent a local business reporter a link to some of that coverage in the Charlotte Observer, along with a query: “What are we doing?” Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The DC Grays are pleased to announce that Original Soul Wingz will be their official concessionaire for 2014! Original Soul Wingz will provide concessions at all 20 DC Grays home games at the new Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. Continue reading
This may be the Last Train to Midway, but the St. Paul Saints have not lost their edge. There will be plenty of hilarious promotions (perms on the berm), annual staples (St. Patrick’s Day in July) and surprises (final game promotion?). Like a long running TV show that has the inevitable “flashback” episode towards the end of its run, the Saints will roll out the “Best of the Best” promotional series Continue reading
A proposal to increase the recreation millage in Alexandria (LA) is on next month’s ballot. A draft of the recreation millage reportedly talks about converting historic Bringhurst Field into a lazy river and more parking for a zoo expansion, but a grassroots Facebook group created Friday called “Save Bringhurst Field” wants to save the ballpark. The city says the future of Bringhurst has not been determined. Continue reading
As the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons (International League) and Kansas City-based architectural firm Populous begin to develop a plan for major upgrades to Coca-Cola Field, one columnist is calling for the seating capacity to be reduced from 18,000 to 12,000 to deal with the stadium’s intimacy problem. Read more here.