The nine-acre Coca-Cola bottling plant site at Clinton Avenue in downtown Huntsville (AL), thought to be the top location for a new minor league baseball stadium, reportedly has a buyer. As you know, the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) are relocating to a new ballpark under construction in Biloxi (MS). Read more and watch news report here.
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The developers hoping to build a baseball stadium for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) as part of a $350 million vision for the area just north of Hartford’s downtown pitched their plan to city council members before an overflow crowd Wednesday night. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Chattanooga Lookouts are pleased to announce that the organization has signed a four-year player development contract with the Minnesota Twins. The partnership with the Twins marks the team’s first affiliation with an American League team since 1987 when the Lookouts were with the Seattle Mariners. Continue reading
New Hartford (CT) projections of expenses and revenues for the proposed minor league ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League), including money raised through property taxes, parking income and a tax on tickets, show that taxpayers would gain $22.8 million over 30 years. Read more here.
According to an analysis in the Hartford Courant, the public-private partnership between the city of Hartford (CT) and developer DoNo Hartford LLC for downtown redevelopment that includes a new ballpark for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) is likely to cost city taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars more every year than the maligned plan to issue city bonds. Read more here.