Category Archives: Design & Construction

A Sneak Peek of Globe Life Field

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com was recently given an exclusive tour of Globe Life Field — the new home of the Texas Rangers.  Mock’s in-depth rundown of the progress of stadium construction includes 19 photographs.  The new field is scheduled to host its first game on March 23, 2020, when the Rangers play an exhibition against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Read article and view photos here.

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‘Toyota Field’ is Name of New Trash Pandas Ballpark

The new home of the Rocket City Trash Pandas (Double-A, Southern League) will be known as Toyota Field after a partnership agreement was reached between team ownership group Ballcorps LLC, the city of Madison and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Read more here.  Read press release here.

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Can a Revived Hinchliffe Stadium Help Revive Paterson (NJ)?

There used to be a ballpark here, at the corner of Maple and Liberty.  Baseball royalty once rounded the bases, and city residents once packed the stands.  Now defaced with graffiti, Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson (NJ) looks like a blighted lot about to be razed.  Weeds and trees have uprooted the bleachers, and asphalt and trash cover the infield.  Read more here.

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St. Croix River Hounds on Track for 2021 Inaugural Season in NWL

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League and the St. Croix River Hounds are excited to announce that the St. Croix Meadows development in Hudson, Wisconsin is under construction and the infrastructure is near completion. Continue reading

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Cowboys to Open New Stadium in March 2020

The Oklahoma State University baseball team will open the new O’Brate Stadium on March 20, 2020, for the Cowboys’ Big 12 Conference opener against TCU.  Read more here.

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Restoration of Historic Hinchliffe Stadium Takes Next Step

The mayor’s plan for rebuilding historic Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson (NJ) cleared another hurdle this past week when the City Council approved an 80-page agreement with the developers for the $76.7 million project. Read more and view photos here.

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Latest on Plan to Bring MLB Back to Montreal

Stephen Bronfman, the Baseball Montreal group, and the developer Devimco are in talks to buy a 40-acre plot of land near the Bonaventure Highway and convert it into a $2.5-billion complex of condos, commercial properties and an outdoor stadium.  Read more here.

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