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Lansing City Council Approves $23.5 Million Cooley Law School Stadium Renovation and Development

Lansing Lugnuts LogoPRESS RELEASE – On Monday night, the Lansing City Council officially approved a plan for Cooley Law School Stadium to receive a fully-modernizing $10.5 million renovation as part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield. Continue reading

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Unique Renovations on Deck for Lugnuts’ Ballpark

Lansing Lugnuts LogoNearing its 20th year in Mid-Michigan, Cooley Law School Stadium could receive a comprehensive renovation to upgrade and modernize the ballpark.  The stadium renovations are part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield, including living space.  Read more here.

CLICK HERE to see 10 renderings of proposed renovations

CLICK HERE to see 10 renderings of proposed renovations

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Lansing Lugnuts Announce Inaugural Beerfest

Lansing Lugnuts LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, in conjunction with I’m A Beer Hound, officially announce the inaugural Beerfest at the Ballpark at Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday, April 5th. Festival hours are scheduled from 1pm-6pm with a special VIP entry starting at noon. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Cooley Law School Stadium (Lansing, MI)

Lansing Lugnuts LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here and here.

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Lugnuts Hire Jennifer Swanchara as New PA Announcer

Lansing Lugnuts LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts announced Monday that Michigan State sophomore Jennifer Swanchara will serve as the team’s new public address announcer at Cooley Law School Stadium. Continue reading

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Lugnuts Replace GM

PRESS RELEASE – Lansing Lugnuts General Manager Patrick Day is leaving the team after six seasons and will be replaced by Lugnuts Assistant General Manager Nick Grueser, the team announced today. Continue reading

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Awesome Sports Logos You May Have Never Seen?

Gavin Spittle from Sport Radio 610 in Houston has put together his list of  “Awesome Sports Logos You May Have Never Seen.”  Baseball logos making the list include the Modesto Nuts, Lansing Lugnuts, Montgomery Biscuits, defunct Joliet Jackhammers, Brockton Rox, Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide, and Corpus Christi Hooks.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the story.

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Blind Teen Sports Announcer Gets Called Up to the Minors

In the cool, feel good story of the week, 14-year-old Jonathan Welscott, a blind sports announcer who has called middle school and high school games over the past two years, was given the opportunity to announce the batters during the third inning of the game between the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps and Lansing Lugnuts on Friday night at Fifth Third Field.  Read more here.

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Lugnuts Release 2011 Promo Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts released their 2011 official schedule on Wednesday, featuring the popular Crosstown Showdown against Michigan State University alongside brand new Tuesday Dollar Deal Days and Wednesday Ladies Nights. Continue reading

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Lugnuts, Lansing Cash in on Naming Rights Deals

First it was the Thomas M. Cooley Law School stepping up to buy the naming rights to the former Oldsmobile Park, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts.  Cooley locked in an 11-year deal for $1.485 million.  Now comes Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which just agreed to pay $1.353 million over 11 years to name the field.  The Lugnuts will now play at Jackson Field at Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium.  Read more hereContinue reading

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No Objection: Lugnuts Park to Become ‘Cooley Law School Stadium’

Oldmobile Park, home of the Midwest League’s Lansing Lugnuts, will soon be renamed Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium.  In a unique and bold move, America’s largest law school (3,600 students) based in Michigan’s capital city has secured the ballpark’s naming rights for the next 11 years for $1.5 million. Continue reading

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A Profile on Biscuits’ Co-Owner Sherrie Myers

Montgomery Biscuits’ co-owner Sherrie Myers admittedly doesn’t fully understand all the nuances of the game on the field, but she does know about branding, marketing, and creating a ballpark environment that keeps fans coming back for more.  Together, Myers and her husband Tom Dickson also own and operate the highly successful Lansing Lugnuts.  Read more here.

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Lugnuts Launch 15th Season Celebration

PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts kicked off their 15th season celebration today with the launch of a new website. The team also opened fan voting on the website for the first-ever inductees into the Lugnuts Hall of Fame. Continue reading

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