In the second of a series of articles about Turner Field, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has released his interview with 89-year-old T.W. Lord, an Atlanta Braves season-ticket-holder for over four-and-a-half decades. Read more here.
Category Archives: Market & Location
If Pueblo County (CO) voters approve ballot question 1A this November, county commissioners have pledged to earmark $8 million toward the development of either a professional-level ballpark or a complex of youth fields at or around the site of the Black Hills Power Stations 5&6. Read more here.
Backers of a minor league baseball team that wants to make the Waco (TX) area home say they’ve lined up most of the financing they’ll need to build a stadium and launch the team. Read more here.
The Wichita Eagle’s Bob Lutz takes a look at the future of baseball in Wichita (KS), as discussions in several markets remain heated over the possibility of that the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) will need a new home if San Antonio steps up to the plate to lure the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more here.
City leaders may have a better understanding of San Antonio’s ability to support a new downtown ballpark and a Triple-A baseball team, thanks to the release on Monday of two market studies from different consulting firms. But what San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor wants to see before endorsing a plan for a new stadium is financial support from the private sector. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce the newest addition to its roster, the Onondaga Flames. Continue reading
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor on Wednesday effectively shelved a plan to bring Triple-A baseball to San Antonio (TX) by the 2019 season. Taylor acknowledged Wednesday that meeting a 2019 launch date is now nearly impossible, based on rough estimates of construction time. It’s unclear whether David Elmore will continue to push for a new stadium in San Antonio and how this news might affect other cities hoping to land the city’s Double-A franchise. Read more here.