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
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.
Venue at the Ballpark, a multimillion dollar Inland American Communities venture located near Regions Field, home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League), is under construction. Read more here. View rendering gallery here.
Ed Spears, the Executive Director of Community Maritime Park Associates, say that work is underway to sell the naming rights to Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, home of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League), for between $250,000 and $500,000 (annually, we assume). The deadline for brokers to submit their proposals is August 25 at 2:00 p.m. Read more here.
Construction of the new MGM Ballpark in Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) could get underway as soon as mid August, as the city council approved a trimmed-down construction bid Tuesday. Read more here and here.