Lafayette (IN) city leaders made it official Tuesday: a summer collegiate Prospect League baseball team will call Columbian Park’s Loeb Stadium home, starting next summer. Success could mean discussions about a new ballpark in a few years, according to Mayor Tony Roswarski. Read more here.
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By a narrow 5-4 vote, the Macon-Bibb County Commission on Tuesday approved spending $50,000 for a feasibility study to determine if the city can support a new ballpark and a minor league baseball team. Washington, D.C.-based Brailsford & Dunlavey will complete a market analysis and economic feasibility study, which will take about 10 weeks to complete. Read more here. Watch news report here.
Should the Texas Rangers move from Arlington to Dallas? According to two local news outlets, yes, they should. Both D Magazine and Texas Monthly look directly at the team’s current location as the culprit for this season’s poor attendance, and see a move to downtown Dallas as an obvious fix. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Official 2016 Great West League schedule has been released, with each team playing 60 games. The regular season opens Friday, June 3 and concludes Thursday, August 11. Continue reading
The Alexandria Blue Anchors have reportedly played their last game in the summer collegiate Northwoods League. The team made it official in announcing the decision. The franchise changed ownership before the 2013 season and went from the Alexandria Beetles to the Blue Anchors at the start of that summer. The team’s home has been Knute Nelson Memorial Park in Alexandria (MN). Read more here.