The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) won’t be moving into MGM Park as expected on June 6 due to construction delays. Instead, the team will remain on the road until the City of Biloxi and its partner, Yates Construction, can finish the job. Both the club and city are hopeful the ballpark can open by Aug. 4 or sooner. Read more and view photo here.
Category Archives: Design & Construction
The ongoing redevelopment of San Antonio’s urban core could get an assist from pro baseball. Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said Friday that progress has been made on an effort to build a new ballpark in the center city for a higher level of minor league baseball. Read more here.
The Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) aren’t planning to build a hotel anymore on a grassy strip at BB&T Ballpark. Instead, they’re planning a six-story office building with a terrace to view the stadium, more seats, a year-round restaurant and underground parking. Read more here.
Some Brevard County (FL) leaders want to bet big on the future of the area’s Space Coast stadium, as the Washington Nationals and possibly the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) head for the door. Commissioners want to attract a major youth athletic league to the ballpark. It could cost $10 million to do it. Watch news report here.
The St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) opened the new CHS Field in front of an overpacked house of 8.592 Thursday night. Read more here. View photo gallery here. View interview with Saints co-owner Mike Veeck here.