Should Prince William County (VA) voters decide whether to build a new, $35 million county-backed stadium for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League)? Supervisor Pete Candland says yes and has called for the full board of supervisors to vote June 20 on whether to put the new stadium on a ballot in November. Read more here.
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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.
When Rosemont’s (IL) new $60 million, 6,300-seat baseball stadium opens a year from now, the only thing minor league about it might be the team on the field and ticket prices. So say the two investors behind the still-unnamed American Association (Independent Professional) franchise, which is expected to begin play in May 2018. Read more and view rendering here.
Before Prince William County (VA) reaches any sort of agreement to build a new minor league baseball stadium for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League), county officials are adamant that they want to hear advice from the public — but they’re sharply divided on just how they want to solicit that feedback. Read more here.
Well into its search for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays are finding that the era of easy public money is over. Not only is the Legislature opposed to using state money for stadiums and arenas, but lawmakers are increasingly hostile to using any type of public support — even if local taxpayers agree to it. Read more here.
The Seattle Sounders FC (Major League Soccer) and Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have reached a preliminary deal on building a 5,000 seat soccer-specific stadium in Tacoma (WA) to host the Sounders 2 USL team. The Rainiers would run the business side of the team, while the Sounders would handle soccer operations. Read more here.