Future Cloudy for Fairgrounds Field, Texas Collegiate League Ready to Play Ball

Matt Cardenjas from The Nueces County Star Record takes a look at the past and future of Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX), the former home for the indy pro Coastal Bend Aviators, Corpus Christi Beach Dawgs, and Coastal Bend Thunder. Read more here (subscription required).  The real meat of the story is that the Texas Collegiate League has been patiently lying in wait for the perfect business-minded franchise owner to step up to the plate to bring Fairgrounds Field back to life.  Below are a few key quotes in the story from league president Uri Geva:

“It’d be fantastic for our league to have a team with such a high-class facility… It’s just a matter of getting the right owner group…”

“All our teams are locally owned. We need solid business owners. We can’t have people say, ‘Hey there’s a stadium, let’s put a baseball team there.’”

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