The Biloxi City Council has delayed a vote on a new minor league baseball stadium while those working to bring a team to the city are in Orlando at the Major League Baseball’s winter meetings. Read more here. Miles Prentice, majority owner of Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League), has reportedly been in negotiations with Ken Young, who wants to buy and move the team to Biloxi. Read more here
When the ballpark named after Ted Turner is demolished in four years, the media mogul hopes the city of Atlanta will convert the vacant area into green space. Read more here.
Sioux Falls Sports, LLC announced today that Jim Olander has been named Executive Vice President of Business Operations of the indy pro Sioux Falls Canaries (American Association) baseball team and Sioux Falls Stampede (United States Hockey League) hockey team. He previously served as Vice President of Broadcast & Marketing for both clubs. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE - The West Michigan Whitecaps today released ticket pricing and on-sale dates for the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game, which will be played at Fifth Third Ballpark on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. In addition, the Whitecaps unveiled the All-Star logo. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fayetteville SwampDogs have announced the hiring of Joe Vasile as the team’s Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the 2014 season. Continue reading
The owner of the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) is seeking city support for a multi-use stadium at the stalled Savannah River Landing site. Read more here.
The Metro Council in Nashville (TN) is poised to give the go-ahead to construction of a new ballpark for the Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League) Tuesday night, setting the stage for the minor league baseball team to start playing in a new Sulphur Dell home in 16 months. Read more here.