Will Barons Depart Hoover for Birmingham?

Birmingham Mayor William Bell has indicated that the city will not build a new ballpark without a team.  Hoover Mayor Tony Petelos hopes the Double-A Birmingham Barons will stay put at Regions Park in Hoover.  As reported, the Birmingham City Council this week approved a plan by Mayor Bell to increase the lodging tax to support a new downtown park.  Without a doubt, it will be a case of “If you build it, the Barons will come.”  Read more here.

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