Category Archives: Design & Construction

Bristol Eyeing Ballpark Improvements

Bristol Pirates New Alternative LogoBristol (VA) city officials are developing plans to make improvements to Boyce Cox Field, home of the Bristol Pirates (Rookie, Appalachian League).  Read more here

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Residential Development Near Barons Home Opens for Business

Birmingham Barons LogoThe Venue at the Ballpark, a residential development near Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Railroad Park, is now open and boasts 236 apartment units.  The development abuts the stadium’s outfield wall and offers sweet views of the venue.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.

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A Tour of the Outfield Apartments

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe $11 million Outfield Apartments, which stand in home-run territory behind the outfield at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), are now open.  Read more and watch video tour here

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City Officials Want New Plan for Downtown Green Bay Stadium

Green Bay Bullfrogs LogoThe owners of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) need to come forward with new terms for a proposed downtown stadium and outdoor events center, a City Council committee decided Tuesday.  Read more here.

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Squirrels, City, and VCU Targeting New Location for Stadium

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) and Mayor Dwight C. Jones are back on speaking terms and, according to a joint statement Tuesday, working together to identify a new location for a baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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June 30 Deadline Looms for Frontier League in Jackson (MI)

Frontier League logoAfter nearly two years spent trying to form a Frontier League (Independent Professional) baseball team in Jackson (MI), organizers are facing a June 30 deadline when a memorandum of understanding with Jackson County will expire.  Read more and view rendering gallery here.

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

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Hunt Construction Hired to Build New Ballpark in Cleburne (TX), Team Logo Chosen

Cleburne Railroaders Primary LogoThe Cleburne (TX) City Council this week hired Hunt Construction to build a new minor league ballpark called The Depot near the Chisholm Trail Parkway’s entrance into town.  Private developers also plan to build Cleburne Station, a dining and retail complex adjacent to the facility.  Voters approved the $25 million project in November.  Read more here.  Read background here.  Read about the logo contest here.

Cleburne Railroaders Ballpark Rendering

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