The 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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The 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.
The 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.