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Biscuits to Host 2015 Southern League All-Star Game

Montgomery Biscuits Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits announced event and ticket information for the 2015 Southern League All-Star Game presented by Wind Creek Hospitality today. Continue reading

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It’s ‘MGM Park’ for New Biloxi Stadium

Biloxi Baseball Double BUnder a 20-year naming rights deal announced Wednesday, the new baseball stadium under construction in downtown Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) will officially be called MGM Park.  Read more here and here.

Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects

Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects

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Contract Approved: ‘Bama to Play at Hoover Met

Alabama Crimson Tide LogoThe City of Hoover (AL) approved a contract with the University of Alabama Monday that will have the Crimson Tide play its home baseball schedule at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium next season.  The ballpark was the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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New Huntsville Ballpark ‘Unlikely’ at Coca-Cola Bottling Plant Site

Huntsville Stars LogoThe 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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Lookouts, Twins Announce Four-Year Player Development Agreement

Minnesota Twins LogoChattanooga_LookoutsPRESS 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

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Playing Beat the Clock in Biloxi

Biloxi Baseball Double BWith all the delays, the $36 million stadium under construction in Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) is slated to be completed by next August, well beyond the start of the 2015 season.  But, there is some level of hope that the stadium could be ready for play before then.  Read more here.

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Biloxi Ballpark Update

Biloxi Baseball Double BConstruction 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

Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects

 

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