Category Archives: Amenities & Features

Stadium Board Hears About Improvement Needs at Spirit Communications Park

The Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League) and city officials told a newly formed stadium board of advisers this week that several expensive upkeep projects are in the works for Spirit Communications Park, the minor league ballfield that only opened just over a year ago.  Read more and view photos here.

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Traditional Baseball vs. Modern Day Ballpark Entertainment

Quad Cities Times sports reporter Don Doxsie argues that the in-place and coming amusement rides at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League), are not interfering with baseball.  Some fans might disagree.  Read more here.

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Bosse Field Video

Enjoy this Bosse Field video posted by the Evansville Otters (Independent Professional, Frontier League):

We Go To Bosse Field from johnflattop on Vimeo.

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North Augusta, GreenJackets Break Ground on New Ballpark (Already Under Construction)

The City of North Augusta (SC) and the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) officially broke ground yesterday on the baseball stadium at Riverside Village at Hammond’s Ferry, the official name for the site formerly known as Project Jackson.  Read more and watch video here.

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New Jersey Jackals Get New Owner and GM, Over $1M in Capital Improvements Planned

PRESS RELEASE – The New Jersey Jackals Professional Baseball Team today announced the team has been acquired by University Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Continue reading

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Nine-Story Building to be Integrated into Greensboro Ballpark

A group of Triad developers plan to build the first major downtown office project in two decades at the entrance of the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) First National Bank Field.  The $24 million, nine-story building will be integrated into the ballpark’s entrance and overlook the baseball diamond.  Read more here.  View renderings here.

Rendering of nine-story building, Linville Team Partners.

 

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Rattlers Present the Potawatomi Party Deck

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have been busy at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium during the first six weeks of the season and now they are ready to unveil their project. The new seating area is the Potawatomi Party Deck presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and will take the place of the old beach area beyond the outfield wall in right-center field. Continue reading

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