Fans of the new American Association (Independent Professional) franchise coming to the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will have an opportunity to name the ball club when the name-the-team contest is launched soon. Read more here.
Category Archives: Market & Location
During his news conference at Tuesday’s Cactus League Media Day, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred had high praise for his recent visit to Oakland for a tour of the Howard Terminal site near Jack London Square. Read more here.
In a surprise announcement last week, Waukesha (WI) city officials said the public/private partnership with Big Top Baseball won’t move forward “at this time,” setting aside a $4.7 million stadium plan tied to the ballfield. Read more here.
After years of speculation and courtship, the Tampa Bay Rays are finally expected to announce Friday that they want to relocate the team to a site Ybor City near the Channel District, according to Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan. Read more here.
The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) have taken a step closer to moving into downtown Boise. The team has announced that real estate firm Greenstone Properties has reached an agreement to acquire an 11-acre property from St. Luke’s Heath System, which would be the planned future home for the Hawks and professional soccer. Read more here.
This small coastal town is a summer vacation destination, known across New England and Quebec for its amusement park, pier and plentiful bars. For most of the year, it’s a quiet place, populated with fewer than 10,000 people living across approximately eight square miles. Read more and view photos here. Visit ballpark website here.