The planned Rosemont (IL) minor league baseball franchise expected to play ball next year has hired Professional Sports Catering LLC as its as its food and beverage vendor. Read more here.
A long and grueling process for Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) leadership is starting to bear fruit. The latest example came Friday when GreenJackets president Jeff Eiseman made a presentation highlighting their future ballpark’s features. Read more here. Watch news report here.
Mayor Joe Ganim‘s economic development department is reviewing three competing contenders — Frank Boulton, Howard Saffan/Live Nation and an unnamed soccer organization — to use the Harbor Yard ballpark in Bridgeport after a proposed $185 million renovation. Some have raised concerns that the decision has already been made. Read more here.
Groundbreaking for the new Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) stadium in North Augusta’s (SC) newly named Riverside Village at Hammonds Ferry will take place at noon May 25. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – For the 25th season of St. Paul Saints Baseball the club searched far and wide for the perfect four-legged swine. After choosing between over a million pigs (or two) the Saints found one that could run like a gazelle (or waddle like a duck) and eats three small meals a day (or gorges on anything within smelling distance of its snout). Continue reading
High Point University President Nido Qubein will lead the city’s effort to build a minor-league baseball stadium and develop the surrounding area. Read more here.