Category Archives: Amenities & Features

River Bandits Seek Advance for New Kitchen

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryThe Davenport City Council will consider advancing the Quad-Cities River Bandits money for a new kitchen at Modern Woodmen Park as prior advances already are depleting the ballpark’s capital improvement fund.  Read more here.

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“Aceskating” Returns to Aces Ballpark November 24, Giveaways Planned

Reno Aces LogoPRESS RELEASE – “Aceskating” returns to Aces Ballpark on Tuesday, November 24 complete with opening night festivities and weekly promotions. Continue reading

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‘Bama Launches Ballpark Website

Alabama Crimson Tide LogoThe University of Alabama baseball program officially launched ““, a website dedicated to the new Sewell-Thomas Stadium, on Tuesday morning. The website features stadium updates, details on amenities, ticketing options for fans and much more.  Read more here.

University of Alabama Ballpark Rendering

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Petco Park Golf Course Proves Popular

San Diego Padres New Logo 2011-2012Callaway GolfFans of both baseball and golf are turning out in droves for the Links at Petco Park, a golf course that will temporarily exist inside the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park.  Read more and view photos here.

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Shops Planned Near Cubs’ Spring-Training Ballpark

Chicago Cubs LogoAfter a sluggish start that eventually led the developer to tear down storefronts at Mesa Riverview, the massive shopping center near the Chicago Cubs’ spring-training park in Mesa (AZ) is trading bulldozers for construction crews.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Twins Announce Target Field Improvements

Minnesota Twins LogoThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday the biggest renovation of Target Field to date with a new multi-level section in center field called CATCH that will be ready for the 2016 season.  Read more here.  View video and renderings here.

Minnesota Twins Minnie and Paul Catch

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Comparing the World Series Ballparks

Kansas City Royals LogoNew York Mets LogoAs the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2015 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  An interesting tidbit: Kauffman Stadium and Citi Field rank #4 and #7, respectively, in Mock’s ranking of all 30 MLB stadiums.  Read more here.

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