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‘Bama Could Play 2015 Season at Hoover Met

Alabama Crimson Tide LogoWith the University of Alabama Board of Trustees on the verge of approving a preliminary budget for upgrading Sewell-Thomas Stadium, the Crimson Tide baseball team could be playing its 2015 home games at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Tuscaloosa is about 50 miles from Hoover.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (Hoover, AL)

Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Hoover Met Gets More Upgrades

Hoover Met LogoThe Hoover (AL) City Council Monday night approved spending another $352,000 on Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Hoover officials are hoping to lure some “A-list” concert acts with electrical upgrades and more.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Council Approves Funding for Hoover Met Improvements

Birmingham Barons Logo WordmarkThe Hoover (AL) City Council on Monday voted to approve spending up to $600,000 on repairs, maintenance and new signs for Hoover Metropolitan Stadium , the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more here.

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Council to Consider Funding Hoover Met Improvements

Birmingham Barons Logo WordmarkThe Hoover (AL) City Council on Monday will consider a proposal to spend $600,000 on repairs, maintenance and new signs for Hoover Metropolitan Stadium , the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more here.

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Barons to Pony Up $300K to End Lease Early at Hoover Met

Birmingham Barons LogoThe Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) have agreed to pay Hoover (AL) $300,000 to end their lease at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (formerly Regions Park) three-years early, as the team prepares to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown Birmingham (AL).  Read more here.

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Hoover Met Again, Young Leaves Barons for New (Sort Of) Stadium Management Gig

Birmingham Barons LogoThe city of Hoover (AL) has decided to change the name of Regions Park back to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, now that the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) are moving to new digs in downtown Birmingham (AL).  Read more here.  Meanwhile, James Young has left his role as director of stadium operations for the Barons to serve as a facility manager for the Hoover Met.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the links.

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