At a special meeting Monday evening, Aberdeen’s (MD) mayor and city council unanimously affirmed their intention to try and sell Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), to relieve the city of one of its financial burdens. Read more here.
Category Archives: Lease & Contracts
The city of Hartford (CT) is moving swiftly to seek new proposals for the property around Dunkin’ Donuts Park, just weeks after it fired the original developer of the ballpark from other projects in the Downtown North neighborhood. Read more here.
The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) and make the baseball team its top minor league affiliate. Read more here.
Western Builders of Amarillo (TX) will work with national contractor Hunt Construction Group to build the new $45.54 million ballpark in downtown Amarillo that will host a Double-A team starting in spring 2019. Read more here.
The city of Hartford (CT) says it has filed a counterclaim against the one-time developers of the city’s minor league baseball stadium and ended an agreement with them to develop the surrounding area. Read more here.
Fans of the departing Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) got a chance this past weekend to take truckloads of memories home after a massive moving sale. Read more and watch news report here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.