Category Archives: Amenities & Features

Debating the Merits of a New Domed Ballpark in Seoul

Korea Baseball OrganizationExperts in architecture and sports facilities management on Friday debated the merits of building a new domed baseball stadium in Seoul, South Korea.  Read more here.

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Whitecaps Light Up the Holiday Season

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe annual Christmas Lite Show at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League), is now open.   At nearly two miles long with more than one million lights on display, it’s West Michigan’s largest animated drive thru Christmas light show.  Watch news report here.

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Judge Dismisses Safety Netting Lawsuit

Major League Baseball LogoA U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require the 30 Major League Baseball teams to extend netting at stadiums farther down the first- and third-base lines to protect fans from injuries caused by foul balls and broken bats.  Read more here.

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More Upgrades for Progressive Field

Cleveland Indians LogoThe Cleveland Indians are planning another round of upgrades at Progressive Field that include fixing up the elevators and putting in new sod on the field.  Read more here.

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Crosscutters Announce Seating Upgrades

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced additional upgrades to BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Assessing the Incentives for Ballpark Village Phase II

St. Louis Cardinals LogoEven with public subsidies covering almost 30 percent of the cost of Ballpark Village’s $220 million second phase, the city and school district should still see a net benefit, city officials said Wednesday.  Read more here.

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Rumble Ponies, Elected Officials Announce Stadium Upgrades

binghamton-rumble-ponies-logoPRESS RELEASE – Senator Fred Akshar, Binghamton Mayor Richard C. David, and Binghamton Rumble Ponies owner John Hughes today announced a $2.5 million NYSEG Stadium improvement project – the largest capital investment in the ballpark’s history. Continue reading

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