Category Archives: Design & Construction

Drone Footage of Dodger Stadium Renovations

No games yet, but you can check out the most-recent drone footage of the Dodger Stadium renovations on YouTube, courtesy of John Kay. Read more here.

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Goundbreaking Soon for New Beloit Ballpark, Opening Targeted for 2021

Members of the Riverbend Stadium Authority say they expect new, state-of-the-art baseball stadium in Beloit (WI) for the Beloit Snapper’s (Single-A, Midwest League) will be ready in time for the 2021 season.  Read more here.

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Fred Nats Host Virtual Opening Day

In case you missed it, the Fredericksburg Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) hosted a virtual Opening Day last Thursday, which included a tour of their new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Despite COVID-19, Construction Continues on MLB Field of Dreams

Major League Baseball has yet to determine whether there will be a season because of the spread of the coronavirus across the U.S. But construction continues on the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville (IA) where a game is still scheduled to be played between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on August 13.  Read more here.

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Oconomowoc Council Approves Ballpark Plans

In case you missed the news, Oconomowoc (WI) is getting a new baseball stadium.  The city’s Common Council has unanimously approved plans to build a 2,500-seat baseball stadium for a Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchise and a 43,000 square foot indoor health and wellness training center.  Read more here.

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Wind Surge Ballpark Named ‘Riverfront Stadium’

Wichita’s new minor league baseball stadium has a name.  In just over a month, the Wichita Wind Surge (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will take the field at the ballpark now known as Riverfront Stadium.  Read more here.

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Dodger Stadium Upgrades to be Unveiled March 26

The $100-million renovation of Dodger Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was first unveiled last year.  Long in the making, the upgrades to the ballpark that originally opened its gates in 1962 are scheduled to be unveiled to the public on March 26, Opening Day.  The finishing touches will be in place by April — well in advance of the 2020 MLB All-Star Game on July 12.   Read more here.

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