What’s next for McCoy Stadium, now that the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) ownership has decided to relocate the franchise to a new ballpark in Worcester (MA). Read more here.
Some $145,000 in improvements are on deck next spring at the ballpark at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertwon (NY), including a new sound system and bleachers and a series of improvements in the facility’s locker rooms. The roof above the locker rooms also will be repaired. Read more here.
Members of the Pewaukee (WI) plan commission continue to have concerns about the proposed massive Lake Country Commons development which has been in the works since May. Developers of the proposed project appeared in front of the commission Aug. 16, looking for conceptual approval of a scaled-back proposal that includes two baseball stadiums — one of which would seat 2,500 people, nearly 200 units of multifamily housing, and a public market. Read more here. Read background story here.
The Worcester (MA) Redevelopment Authority is looking to lay the initial groundwork this week on the process for constructing a 10,000-seat stadium that will eventually be the new home for the Boston Red Sox top minor league team. Read more here.
Baseball fans can look forward to a major upgrade of Syracuse’s minor-league stadium if Onondaga County (NY) officials can pull together a renovation project that could cost $25 million or more. Read more here.
Canada’s premier summer collegiate baseball league is getting a facelift. Rooted in Western Canada since 1948, the Western Major Baseball League has been the longest operating summer league and a fixture across Alberta and Saskatchewan since the first pitch was thrown over 60 years ago.