Category Archives: Amenities & Features

Joannes Stadium Renovated to Provide Accessible Seating

Green Bay Bullfrogs Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – With help from the Northwoods League Foundation, the Green Bay Bullfrogs now provide seating options for fans in wheelchairs and their companions. The new seating will be located in front of sections 104 and 107. Continue reading

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Saints New Ballpark Greenest in the Land?

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) are billing brand-new CHS Field as the “Greenest Ballpark in America.”  And while they may get an argument or two from any number of stadiums — including the big-league ballyard at the other end of the Green Line — they make a good case.  Read more here.  Speaking of CHS Field, read about the Saints’ $42.7 billion, Fortune 100 ballpark naming rights partner here.

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Light Rail Will Allow Fans to ‘Railgate’ Between Twins and Saints Games

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoOfficials with the city of St. Paul, the St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) and Metro Transit are promoting “railgating” before games at the new Lowertown ballpark, which is a block away from the Green Line’s terminus at Union Depot.  For the inaugural home series starting at CHS Field Thursday, Metro Transit will offer free rides two hours before and after Saints games.  Read more here.

Target Field to St. Paul Union Depot map, screen shot from MetroTransit.org.

Target Field to St. Paul Union Depot map, screen shot from MetroTransit.org.

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Smokestack Catches Fire at Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds LogoFans were evacuated from two sections at Great American Ball Park Friday night after the right smokestack of the PNC Power Stacks caught fire just before 9 p.m.  A propane valve apparently malfunctioned.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Saints Bring Tailgating Experience to CHS Field, Parking Aplenty

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – In advance of next week’s opening series festivities, the Saints are pleased to announce the availability of tailgating in close proximity to CHS Field. In addition to the tailgating lot, the Saints also have arranged for convenient preferred parking at locations near the ballpark. Continue reading

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Hot Rods Announce Addition of Carousel to Bowling Green Ballpark

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoPRESS RELEASE – Since their inception in 2009, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have cast themselves as one of the most creative entertainment outlets in all of Minor League Baseball, using Bowling Green Ballpark as the centerpiece venue in creating a top-notch family-friendly experience. Continue reading

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Tribe President: Ballpark Renovations Bolstering Attendance

Cleveland Indians LogoDespite holding the second-worst record in Major League Baseball, attendance for the Cleveland Indians is up by 10 percent over last year, thanks to recent Progressive Field renovations, so says Tribe president Mark Shapiro.  Read more here.

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