Category Archives: Money & Financials

Debating Admissions Tax Redirect to Pay for Yard Goats Yard

Hartford BaseballLegislators argued Monday over whether the state should send the 10 percent admissions tax on minor league baseball tickets back to Hartford (CT) to provide financial help for building a new stadium for the coming Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more here.

Hartford Ballpark Rendering 2

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County Improvement Authority to Acquire Campbell’s Field

Camden Riversharks LogoOfficials on Friday released additional details of the Camden County Improvement Authority’s pending $3.5 million purchase of Campbell’s Field, home of the Camden Riversharks (Indy Pro, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Funding Almost There for Neptunes

Virginia Beach Neptues 1The Virginia Beach Neptunes (Indy Pro, Atlantic League) are closing in on raising the $6 million that will allow them to borrow an estimated $40 million more through bonds needed to build a new ballpark and bring the team to town, according to the team, investors and the city.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Virginia Beach Professional Baseball Rendering 2

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Court Documents Shed Light on One Loudoun vs. VIP

Loudoun Hounds LogoCourt documents in the case pending between the developer of Ashburn’s One Loudoun and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) offer juicy details of the legal battle that has put the brakes on construction of a new baseball stadium for the expansion Loudoun Hounds (Indy Pro, Atlantic League).  A trial on the matter has been set for October.  Read more here.

Loudoun County Hounds Edelman Financial Field

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WhiteWings Leave Trail of Debts

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings LogoAfter the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (Indy Pro, United Baseball League) reportedly disbanded in January owing money, fans, players, staff and businesses were left holding the bag.  Read more and watch news report here.

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No Suitors Show for Aviators Stadium Open House

Rockford Aviators Primary LogoNo potential buyers came out Thursday for the first open house to inspect Aviators Stadium, which is being sold by its bank owners via online auction starting next Wednesday with at an opening bid of $1.5 million. Another open house will be held Friday, March 28.  Read more and watch news report here.

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A Bigger Price Tag for New Sulphur Dell Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoFirst Tennessee Park, the new ballpark for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), will cost $10 million more than originally expected because of unforeseen issues with the construction of the stadium.  Read more here.

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