Construction on the new baseball stadium in Hartford (CT) for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) is moving at a fast pace, but cost overruns are forcing modifications, including ditching the planned roof over the right-field grandstand. Read more and watch news report here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The outfield concourse at Werner Park will receive a Fifth Anniversary facelift. Sun Valley Landscaping, in partnership with the Omaha Storm Chasers, is installing the Sun Valley Party Patio. The new addition will provide a comfortable backyard-themed area for hosting company outings and group picnics during Storm Chasers home games in 2016. A permanent set for Continue reading
Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) co-owner Glenn Reicin believes the minor-league franchise has a bright future that’s directly connected with the fortunes of the re-development of the St. George waterfront. Read more here. Read about the team’s attendance strategy here. Thanks to John Cerone for the links.
The $42.6 million renovation and expansion of Sewell-Thomas Stadium, home of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team, is closing in on completion as the roof structure is up and the exteriors are being detailed. Read more and view photo gallery here.
The Winston-Salem (NC) City Council voted 7-1 Monday night to aid the development of residential and commercial development near BB&T Ballpark, home of the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League). Read more here.
A City of Portland (OR) crew has been working to upgrade the field at 59-year-old Walker Stadium since early July, and hydroseeding of the new rye turf is scheduled for Friday. Work on other parts of the ballpark will follow, including expanding the capacity of the grandstand to about 1,500, with 1,000 permanent seats with backs. The new Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) will begin play at Walker in 2016. Read more here.