Construction has begun at the site of the future baseball stadium in Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League), but it’s still in the beginning stages and hasn’t quite taken the familiar diamond shape of a baseball field yet. On Tuesday, Yates Construction updated the city council on where the project stands at this juncture. Read more here.
Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects
PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday, August 26, the Chattanooga Lookouts invite you to AT&T Field to complete your ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. From 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m, Looie the Lookout and the Lookouts’ staff will be on hand in the front of the stadium to assist you in completing your challenge. Fans who participate in the Drive-Thru Ice Bucket Challenge at the ballpark will Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Salvation Army, in conjunction with the Mississippi Braves, succeeded in breaking a Guinness World Record Saturday at Trustmark Park. Upon entering the gates, fans were given a Salvation Army bell in which they had to ring at least five minutes while doing the “twist” immediately following the game. Continue reading
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited Security Bank Ballpark, home of the Double-A Midland RockHounds (Texas League). Read more and view photo gallery here.
Josh Solomon, owner of the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League), showed up at city hall Wednesday afternoon with a check for $164,569, paying off the tax bill on New Britain Stadium and keeping the team’s lease valid. Read more here.
When the Double-A Mobile BayBears (Southern League) return to Hank Aaron Stadium in April next year for the start of the 2015 season, they will arrive to the oldest baseball park in the Southern League. Chris Morgan, who was recently named the BayBears’ new general manager, wasted no time sounding the alarm for ballpark improvements. Read more here.
An advisory panel appointed by Hartford’s development director on Thursday heard presentations from the three bidders seeking to develop land north of the city’s downtown, a project that would include housing, retail space and a minor league ballpark. Three developers have bid on the project, though only two have broad plans for the area. Read more here.