Category Archives: Design & Construction

Historic Negro Leagues Ballpark Gets First Sponsor to Fund Help Renovation

The renovation of Hamtramck Stadium that was home to Negro Leagues professional baseball teams in the 1930s has its first corporate sponsor.  Comerica Bank and Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium announced the $20,000 contribution Friday at the Negro Leagues Legacy luncheon at Comerica Park.  Read more here.

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Boise State Ramping Up Ballpark Project (with Blue Turf?), Return of Baseball

Gary Van Tol, Boise State’s baseball coach, would love to see blue turf at the new baseball stadium.  He’s even looking at dirt that has an orange tint to really drive home the university’s signature branding.  Plans are being drawn up for the facility and the first players will be arriving on campus this fall.  Read more here.

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A Look at the Ballpark Project in Hudson (WI)

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Land Eyed for Portland Ballpark No Longer Available

A large Northwest Portland industrial site eyed for a potential Major League Baseball stadium has been sold to a group of longtime real-estate investors and developers.  Read more here.

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City Endorses Pueblo Ballpark Plan

The Pueblo (CO) City Council gave its unanimous endorsement to Pueblo County’s plan to locate a minor-league baseball stadium in the Downtown during its regular meeting Monday.  Read more here.

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Commissioner Pours Cold Water on Downtown Pueblo Ballpark Idea

Up until now, Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz has remained on the bench when it comes to the issue of bringing a minor league baseball stadium to Downtown Pueblo (CO).  Read more here.

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Oklahoma State Ballpark Construction Progressing

Among the construction equipment, the mounds of dirt and the fence surrounding it all, Oklahoma State baseball coach Josh Holliday can see progress being made on the Cowboys’ new stadium.  Read more here.

 

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