Category Archives: Amenities & Features

Development Coming to Area Around New Sulphur Dell Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe sons of Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) Managing Partner Frank Ward have paid $6 million to buy and develop two tracts of land in the area near the team’s new ballpark at Sulphur Dell.  Read more here.

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More Renovations on Tap for Muzzy Field

Bristol Blues BMore renovations are planned for Muzzy Field, home of the first-year Bristol Blues (Summer Collegiate, Futures Collegiate Baseball League), after baseball season ends.  The $1.5 million second phase of improvements for the 101-year-old ballpark  include putting a new press box behind home plate, extending the roof over the first baseline grandstand and even a new Wrigley Field-style sign with the name of the park.  Read more here.

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Purple-Dressed Hawks Take the Field Under New Ownership

Boise Hawks LogoThe Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) kicked off the 2015 season Thursday with new Georgia-based owners at the helm, new purple uniforms and a new Colorado Rockies affiliation.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.  Outdated Memorial Stadium remains the same, but there is hope for ballpark improvements as the Hawks begin a new era.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: CHS Field – Inaugural Home Opener (St. Paul, MN)

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoBBiz SecondaryBelieve it or not, today marks the four-week anniversary of the opening of the new CHS field in Lowertown, St. Paul (MN).  Yes, it seems like a lifetime ago, when the first worthy souls were welcomed through the pearly black gates of the St. Paul Saints’ (Indy Pro, American Association) new heavenly playground, marking the Continue reading

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FirstEnergy Stadium Officially Unveils Vape Lounge

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – While smoking has been prohibited inside FirstEnergy Stadium for several years, as per a City of Reading Ordinance, the Reading Fightin Phils have always felt it was important to provide smokers with a comfortable area to smoke. Because of this, the Fightins have had a comfortable smoking area outside the stadium for several years. Continue reading

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MiLB Releases Fan Cost Survey Results

Minor League Baseball LogoMinor League Baseball announced today that attending one of its games is, yet again, one of the most economical forms of family entertainment available.  The average cost for a family of four to enjoy a MiLB game this season is only $64.18 — a price that includes parking, two adult tickets, two child tickets, four hot dogs, two sodas, two beers and a program or scorecard.  View press release here.

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Drought = Sticky, Gooey Seats in California

San Francisco Giants Logo OrangeEveryone in California is trying to get creative in their efforts to save water and meet conservation targets set by the state amid a historic drought.  Some of this creativity is hitting places you might not have thought about before.  Read more here.

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