An internal audit of the city-owned National Baseball Congress’ books shows its operators, the indy pro Wichita Wingnuts (American Association), are more than a quarter-million dollars in debt and two years in arrears to the city on lease payments for Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Wichita Wingnuts announced Wednesday that Lawrence-Dumont Stadium will be accepting cash at all events for the 2013 season. Continue reading
The indy pro American Association’s Kansas City T-Bones and Wichita Wingnuts will play an exhibition game in Joplin (MO) on May 12 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Joe Becker Stadium. The game also could help determine interest for bringing a team to the market. The league’s director of expansion visited Joplin back in January, but from our 10,000 foot view, the market is a tough sell. Joe Becker Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The National Baseball Congress World Series announced Friday that Tournament Director Casey Walkup has stepped down from his current position to pursue other opportunities. Continue reading
It’s not overly unique any longer to tie the knot at the ballpark, but we figured we would share with you the first couple to step up to the plate in 2012. Kevin McCulloch and Tonya Godinez tied the knot on Monday at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, home of the indy pro Wichita Wingnuts (American Association). While there was no snow, we wonder if you get an off-season discount for taking another version of the polar Continue reading
During Friday’s opening night for the indy pro American Association’s Wichita (KS) Wingnuts, fans got their first look at the nearly $2.2 million improvements to Lawrence Dumont Stadium, including the new artificial turf, video board, and lighted signage on the stadium’s facade. Read more and view video here.
PRESS RELEASE - The Wichita Wingnuts and National Baseball Congress World Series officially announced their separation from the Wichita Thunder and Wichita Pro Sports on Tuesday. Continue reading
The El Dorado Broncos won the National Baseball Congress’ annual baseball tournament this year, and they are still waiting for an $18,000 payout. Continue reading
Two years ago, Steve Ruud joined with six other local investors and Horn Chen to bring an independent professional American Assocation franchise to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita. When the opportunity arose, Ruud purchased 55 percent of the Wingnut from Chen, giving him 82 percent of the franchise and 100 percent local ownership. Read more here.