A “win, win, win” scenario and enough time to build a new stadium in Chattanooga is all Jason Freier needs, and the Chattanooga Lookouts would no longer be playing inside AT&T Field on Hawk Hill. Read more here.
Category Archives: League & Franchise
Despite the news yesterday that the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) will be relocating to Amarillo (TX), Wichita (KS) will move ahead with the design process for a new baseball stadium that will replace Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Another step will be to attract a baseball team with a major league affiliation, a requirement of the STAR bond district. Read more here.
In not so surprising, news, the Minor League Baseball landscape will look a little different in 2019 after an ownership group announced plans to relocate three teams on Wednesday. Read more here. With Amarillo (TX) locking down the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), the next questions is, what happens to Wichita (KS)? Read background story here.
Clarksville (TN) Mayor Kim McMillan has included $6.5 million in her 2017-18 budget to purchase land near Interstate 24, Exit 8, and continue design work on the multi-sport Athletic Complex. Matt Perry, National Sports Services president, has expressed interest in bringing an affiliated baseball franchise to town. Read more here. Thanks to John DeLeonard for the news.
The long-vacant Hudson (WI) dog track could soon be renovated into a baseball field surrounded by an office complex, housing developments and a new beer hall. Read more and view renderings/documents here. Thanks to Jim Weidner for the heads up.
The words “play ball” won’t be heard any time soon-at least not on Fort Boreman Hill. At least that’s the point officials are making about the proposed baseball team and multi-purpose ballpark in Parkersburg (WV). Read more here.